Illinois



News Releases:

Mar
20

Average Energy Prices, Chicago-Gary-Kenosha — February 2017

Gasoline prices averaged $2.420 a gallon in the Chicago-Gary-Kenosha area in February 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
20

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2016

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $29.59 per hour in the South to $40.55 in the Northeast during December 2016.

Mar
15

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – February 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest rose 0.2 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Illinois Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)6,511.3 (2)6,508.0 (2)6,504.5 (2)6,500.8 6,522.2 (p)6,528.4

Employment(1)

(2)6,135.2 (2)6,132.6 (2)6,130.1 (2)6,128.0 6,147.6 (p)6,176.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)376.1 (2)375.4 (2)374.4 (2)372.8 374.6 (p)352.4

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.8 (2)5.8 (2)5.8 (2)5.7 5.7 (p)5.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

6,030.4 6,022.6 6,019.3 6,021.3 6,029.4 (p)6,055.0

12-month % change

0.7 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 (p)0.8

Mining and Logging(4)

7.7 7.8 7.8 7.8 8.1 (p)8.1

12-month % change

-14.4 -12.4 -10.3 -9.3 -5.8 (p)-4.7

Construction(4)

218.0 214.9 212.7 210.4 216.3 (p)223.6

12-month % change

1.2 -0.5 -1.8 -3.3 -1.1 (p)2.0

Manufacturing(4)

574.6 572.2 570.5 569.9 567.8 (p)569.5

12-month % change

-1.0 -1.2 -1.3 -1.3 -1.7 (p)-1.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

1,211.4 1,207.8 1,205.5 1,209.5 1,214.3 (p)1,211.4

12-month % change

0.5 0.0 -0.1 0.3 0.6 (p)0.2

Information(4)

99.4 98.5 98.1 98.0 97.2 (p)99.0

12-month % change

-1.7 -2.8 -3.5 -3.4 -1.7 (p)0.3

Financial Activities(4)

384.3 383.2 382.8 385.1 389.8 (p)392.3

12-month % change

0.9 0.4 0.2 0.8 2.0 (p)2.6

Professional & Business Services(4)

939.2 941.2 944.6 945.8 944.3 (p)943.8

12-month % change

1.3 0.9 1.5 1.7 1.4 (p)1.3

Education & Health Services(4)

916.2 917.2 920.3 918.1 919.2 (p)925.0

12-month % change

1.5 1.4 1.6 1.3 1.0 (p)1.7

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

595.4 598.2 596.8 596.9 594.0 (p)596.0

12-month % change

2.1 2.1 1.4 0.8 0.4 (p)0.7

Other Services(4)

251.3 248.8 248.6 248.2 248.9 (p)248.5

12-month % change

-0.2 -1.3 -1.5 -1.6 -1.3 (p)-1.4

Government(4)

832.9 832.8 831.6 831.6 829.5 (p)837.8

12-month % change

0.5 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 (p)1.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Davenport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Bloomington, IL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Chicago Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Peoria Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Rockford Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Springfield, IL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
St. Louis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2017
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Illinois — 2016 Unemployment News Release Mar 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Chicago Metropolitan Area: 2014-15 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2016
Average Energy Prices, Chicago-Gary-Kenosha — February 2017 Average energy prices News Release Mar 2017
Average Energy Prices for the U.S. and Selected Metropolitan Areas Average energy prices Table Mar 2017
County Employment and Wages in Illinois — Fourth Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Consumer Expenditures for the U.S., regions, and selected metropolitan areas Consumer spending Table Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index, Chicago-Gary-Kenosha — February 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for Chicago Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nursing Occupations in Illinois’ Metropolitan Areas — May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – February 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2017
Union Members in Illinois — 2016 Employment News Release Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index, St. Louis – Second Half 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2017
Chicago Area Employment — November 2016 Employment News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bloomington, Ill. — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in St. Louis — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake County-Kenosha County — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Annual averages U.S., Denver, Kansas City, and St. Louis Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2017
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Mar 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Rockford — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Dec 2015
St. Louis, Mo.-Ill., Metropolitan Area Data Tables Employment, Pay, Unemployment Table Mar 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in Illinois — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2017
Changing Compensation Costs in the Chicago Metropolitan Area — December 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2017
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Illinois – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016
Union Membership Historical Table for Illinois Employment Table Mar 2017
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Mar 2017
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Illinois — Second Quarter 2016 Employment News Release Mar 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gary — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Women’s Earnings In Illinois — 2015 Pay News Release Jan 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Elgin — May 2015 N/A News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cape Girardeau — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Iowa – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Minnesota – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Wisconsin – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Nebraska – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Michigan – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016