Des Moines

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2019
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Economy at a Glance:

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
Data Series Back
Data
July
2018
Aug
2018
Sept
2018
Oct
2018
Nov
2018
Dec
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

365.0 358.6 352.7 358.5 (p)354.2  

Employment(1)

356.6 350.6 345.4 351.8 (p)347.6  

Unemployment(1)

8.5 8.0 7.3 6.7 (p)6.6  

Unemployment Rate(2)

2.3 2.2 2.1 1.9 (p)1.9  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

378.7 378.4 374.2 379.1 380.9 (p)380.0

12-month % change

3.4 3.4 2.8 3.3 3.1 (p)3.3

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

23.6 23.8 23.4 23.8 24.3 (p)22.4

12-month % change

12.4 14.4 12.5 13.9 20.9 (p)18.5

Manufacturing(3)

21.1 21.1 20.9 21.0 21.2 (p)21.3

12-month % change

3.4 2.9 2.5 2.4 3.4 (p)2.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

70.2 70.5 70.4 71.5 73.5 (p)74.0

12-month % change

1.2 1.9 2.9 4.1 2.5 (p)2.5

Information(3)

6.5 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.3 (p)6.4

12-month % change

0.0 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -3.1 (p)-1.5

Financial Activities(3)

57.6 57.0 56.8 57.0 57.3 (p)57.0

12-month % change

0.5 -0.3 0.0 0.4 0.9 (p)-0.3

Professional and Business Services(3)

51.7 51.4 49.8 50.8 50.7 (p)50.8

12-month % change

4.9 3.8 2.3 2.2 2.4 (p)5.2

Education and Health Services(3)

51.8 53.0 52.7 52.6 52.9 (p)53.4

12-month % change

4.9 7.5 5.2 3.1 2.1 (p)2.7

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

41.6 40.1 37.4 37.4 35.5 (p)35.7

12-month % change

9.5 6.1 4.2 4.2 1.7 (p)2.9

Other Services(3)

12.9 12.8 12.7 12.8 12.8 (p)12.7

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Government(3)

41.7 42.3 43.7 45.8 46.4 (p)46.3

12-month % change

-1.2 -0.5 -0.2 3.4 3.8 (p)3.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary