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Economy at a Glance
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West Region

West Region - Monthly Data
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Nov
2023
Dec
2023
Jan
2024
Feb
2024
Mar
2024
Apr
2024

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)39,750.2 (r)39,761.5 39,775.0 39,781.2 39,773.6 39,781.7

Employment(1)

(r)37,954.3 (r)37,971.7 37,952.1 37,934.6 37,927.4 37,952.1

Unemployment(1)

(r)1,795.9 (r)1,789.9 1,822.8 1,846.6 1,846.1 1,829.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.5 (r)4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

326.299 325.932 328.053 329.339 332.202 334.050

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change

  3.3 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.6 3.7

CPI-W, All items(4)

318.299 317.689 319.433 320.965 324.323 326.135

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change

  3.1 3.6 3.1 3.2 3.8 3.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) All Urban Consumers, Base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, Base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(r) Revised

West Region - Quarterly Data
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1st Qtr
2023
2nd Qtr
2023
3rd Qtr
2023
4th Qtr
2023
1st Qtr
2024

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

162.1 163.5 164.8 166.1 168.7

Compensation, 12-month % change

5.1 4.5 4.4 4.1 4.1

Wages & Salaries(1)

165.1 166.4 167.9 169.5 172.2

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

5.6 4.9 4.7 4.4 4.3

Footnotes
(1) Private industry workers, Base: December 2005=100, quarterly data, not seasonally adjusted.

Data extracted on: May 17, 2024

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page.

 

Geographically based survey data available from BLS:

Employment & Unemployment

Prices & Living Conditions

Compensation & Working Conditions