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Economy at a Glance
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Wisconsin

Wisconsin
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,103.2 3,062.8 3,026.5 3,054.9 3,144.4 (p)3,133.2

Employment(1)

2,726.6 2,798.2 2,810.7 2,862.6 2,974.9 (p)2,953.8

Unemployment(1)

376.7 264.6 215.8 192.3 169.5 (p)179.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

12.1 8.6 7.1 6.3 5.4 (p)5.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,589.5 2,691.2 2,720.5 2,757.2 2,782.4 (p)2,767.7

12-month % change

-13.1 -9.9 -8.8 -7.4 -6.4 (p)-6.9

Mining and Logging(3)

3.6 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.6 (p)3.6

12-month % change

-14.3 -14.6 -16.7 -12.2 -12.2 (p)-12.2

Construction(3)

119.5 120.9 122.7 123.9 122.0 (p)126.2

12-month % change

-3.6 -2.8 -1.3 -0.4 -2.0 (p)2.0

Manufacturing(3)

452.5 450.8 455.8 456.5 461.0 (p)463.0

12-month % change

-6.6 -6.9 -5.9 -5.6 -4.5 (p)-3.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

486.7 506.7 508.1 515.6 518.7 (p)517.0

12-month % change

-9.0 -5.4 -4.8 -3.4 -2.6 (p)-2.3

Information(3)

39.4 39.6 39.5 39.9 39.9 (p)39.5

12-month % change

-15.8 -16.3 -16.3 -15.1 -15.1 (p)-15.2

Financial Activities(3)

151.3 151.6 150.5 151.5 154.3 (p)153.5

12-month % change

-2.0 -1.7 -2.5 -1.8 0.0 (p)-0.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

287.5 296.8 297.3 300.0 301.1 (p)305.4

12-month % change

-12.0 -9.3 -8.4 -7.7 -7.1 (p)-5.9

Education & Health Services(3)

421.4 434.7 443.7 444.5 439.6 (p)435.2

12-month % change

-9.0 -6.2 -4.4 -4.4 -5.3 (p)-6.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

149.7 197.0 203.0 208.0 216.7 (p)209.7

12-month % change

-47.4 -30.9 -28.6 -26.6 -23.2 (p)-26.2

Other Services(3)

122.5 130.1 132.1 132.2 134.7 (p)135.8

12-month % change

-19.8 -14.9 -13.5 -13.4 -11.5 (p)-10.7

Government(3)

355.4 359.5 364.3 381.5 390.8 (p)378.8

12-month % change

-12.1 -12.2 -10.9 -5.7 -3.4 (p)-6.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: November 20, 2020

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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