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Economy at a Glance
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West Region

West Region - Monthly Data
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Data
Mar
2022
Apr
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

39,065.3 39,245.5 39,401.2 39,463.7 39,448.9 39,475.5

Employment(1)

37,384.7 37,620.0 37,831.8 37,950.4 37,995.5 37,998.6

Unemployment(1)

1,680.5 1,625.5 1,569.4 1,513.3 1,453.4 1,476.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.3 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.7

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

305.082 307.145 309.645 313.496 313.951 314.013

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

  8.7 8.3 8.3 8.8 8.3 8.1

CPI-W, All items(4)

298.396 300.350 303.091 307.063 307.269 307.003

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

  9.4 8.9 8.8 9.2 8.7 8.4

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.

West Region - Quarterly Data
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Data
2nd Qtr
2021
3rd Qtr
2021
4th Qtr
2021
1st Qtr
2022
2nd Qtr
2022

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

148.3 150.1 151.4 154.3 156.4

Compensation, 12-month % change

3.6 3.9 4.3 5.1 5.5

Wages & Salaries(1)

150.2 152.1 153.6 156.3 158.6

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

4.1 4.3 4.8 5.3 5.6

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

Data extracted on: September 28, 2022

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