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Economy at a Glance
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West Region

West Region - Monthly Data
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Data
Nov
2021
Dec
2021
Jan
2022
Feb
2022
Mar
2022
Apr
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)38,703.7 (r)38,678.9 38,829.9 38,935.5 39,063.0  

Employment(1)

(r)36,763.4 (r)36,759.5 36,948.5 37,138.8 37,384.5  

Unemployment(1)

(r)1,940.3 (r)1,919.4 1,881.5 1,796.7 1,678.5  

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)5.0 (r)5.0 4.8 4.6 4.3  

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

294.986 296.102 298.705 301.158 305.082 307.145

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

  6.5 7.1 7.7 8.1 8.7 8.3

CPI-W, All items(4)

287.891 289.076 291.597 293.882 298.396 300.350

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

  7.2 7.8 8.4 8.5 9.4 8.9

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
2021
2nd Qtr
2021
3rd Qtr
2021
4th Qtr
2021
1st Qtr
2022

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

146.8 148.3 150.1 151.4 154.3

Compensation, 12-month % change

2.7 3.6 3.9 4.3 5.1

Wages & Salaries(1)

148.4 150.2 152.1 153.6 156.3

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

2.8 4.1 4.3 4.8 5.3

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

Data extracted on: May 13, 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