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Illinois



News Releases:
Jan
20
Average Energy Prices, Chicago-Naperville-Elgin — December 2022

Gasoline prices averaged $3.542 per gallon in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin area in December 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
12
Consumer Price Index, Chicago-Naperville-Elgin area – December 2022

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin area fell 0.8 percent in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
12
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – December 2022

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.5 percent in December.

Illinois Economy at a Glance:
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

6,459.7 6,458.4 6,447.0 6,436.1 6,423.4 (p)6,413.7

Employment(1)

6,172.6 6,168.4 6,156.5 6,138.0 6,120.2 (p)6,110.5

Unemployment(1)

287.1 290.0 290.5 298.1 303.2 (p)303.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.7 (p)4.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

6,064.1 6,068.6 6,082.7 6,089.9 6,102.0 (p)6,101.2

12-month % change

4.1 4.1 4.1 3.3 3.0 (p)2.7

Mining and Logging(3)

6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 (p)6.6

12-month % change

-1.5 0.0 -1.5 -3.0 -1.5 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

229.2 232.4 234.2 235.8 237.8 (p)237.3

12-month % change

3.0 5.1 4.8 6.0 4.8 (p)3.4

Manufacturing(3)

578.7 575.4 577.3 579.3 577.7 (p)576.0

12-month % change

4.7 3.7 4.2 4.4 3.7 (p)3.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

1,225.7 1,230.2 1,233.5 1,235.2 1,230.0 (p)1,233.3

12-month % change

4.0 4.3 4.5 3.8 2.5 (p)2.1

Information(3)

94.0 93.3 92.9 92.8 92.3 (p)92.0

12-month % change

5.0 4.1 3.2 3.8 3.7 (p)3.4

Financial Activities(3)

408.2 408.7 410.7 411.9 411.5 (p)410.4

12-month % change

0.6 0.7 1.2 0.5 0.6 (p)0.7

Professional & Business Services(3)

973.2 969.0 972.2 975.5 977.0 (p)974.0

12-month % change

6.2 5.5 5.5 3.9 4.1 (p)2.2

Education & Health Services(3)

918.4 919.6 925.5 927.6 930.5 (p)935.7

12-month % change

1.2 1.5 2.1 2.2 2.5 (p)3.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

584.5 585.9 581.8 584.0 592.1 (p)589.6

12-month % change

11.7 11.3 9.7 8.1 7.6 (p)7.8

Other Services(3)

246.3 247.5 247.8 249.3 252.0 (p)249.9

12-month % change

3.9 4.3 3.9 2.3 3.3 (p)2.1

Government(3)

799.4 800.1 800.3 792.0 794.6 (p)796.4

12-month % change

2.1 2.1 1.8 0.1 0.3 (p)0.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

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