Illinois



News Releases:

May
22

Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2017

Workers in the Davenport-Moline-Rock Island Metropolitan Area had an average hourly wage of $22.20 in May 2017. Production workers made $18.49 an hour and accounted for 10.2% of local employment.

May
18

Average Energy Prices, Chicago-Naperville-Elgin — April 2018

Gasoline prices averaged $2.953 a gallon in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin area in April 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
18

Occupational Employment and Wages in Gary — May 2017

Workers in the Gary Metropolitan Division had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.85 in May 2017. Production workers earned $19.02 per hour compared to the $18.30 national average.

Illinois Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)6,501.5 (2)6,500.4 6,491.9 6,491.8 6,493.0 (p)6,489.3

Employment(1)

(2)6,183.1 (2)6,182.3 6,180.4 6,186.5 6,195.3 (p)6,202.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)318.4 (2)318.1 311.5 305.3 297.6 (p)287.2

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.9 (2)4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 (p)4.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

6,081.9 6,081.2 6,079.9 6,095.2 6,097.7 (p)6,102.4

12-month % change

0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 (p)0.9

Mining and Logging(4)

7.6 7.5 7.6 7.6 7.6 (p)7.6

12-month % change

-6.2 -5.1 -3.8 -5.0 -6.2 (p)-6.2

Construction(4)

222.7 222.7 222.0 224.1 225.0 (p)225.8

12-month % change

1.7 2.2 2.1 1.4 1.9 (p)3.2

Manufacturing(4)

583.3 586.0 585.6 585.6 586.6 (p)588.2

12-month % change

2.0 2.6 3.5 3.2 3.2 (p)1.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

1,215.3 1,215.1 1,212.0 1,218.3 1,218.0 (p)1,217.7

12-month % change

0.0 -0.3 -0.4 0.1 0.3 (p)0.5

Information(4)

96.5 96.0 94.8 94.5 94.2 (p)94.4

12-month % change

-3.8 -3.6 -4.2 -4.4 -4.7 (p)-3.4

Financial Activities(4)

392.9 392.1 395.4 396.9 398.3 (p)398.3

12-month % change

1.4 1.1 1.6 1.8 2.1 (p)2.0

Professional & Business Services(4)

941.9 941.5 938.1 939.7 938.4 (p)941.1

12-month % change

0.4 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.0 (p)0.3

Education & Health Services(4)

925.7 923.7 925.2 925.3 925.6 (p)924.8

12-month % change

0.9 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.4 (p)0.3

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

613.9 613.9 617.3 615.6 615.8 (p)617.1

12-month % change

1.5 1.9 2.2 1.6 0.9 (p)1.7

Other Services(4)

250.9 251.9 251.3 250.4 250.5 (p)251.6

12-month % change

-0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.4 -0.5 (p)-0.1

Government(4)

831.2 830.8 830.6 837.2 837.7 (p)835.8

12-month % change

0.5 0.0 0.2 0.9 0.9 (p)1.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(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
Economic Summary May 2018
Bloomington, IL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Chicago Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Peoria Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Rockford Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Springfield, IL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
St. Louis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table May 2018
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2018
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Illinois — 2017 Unemployment News Release Mar 2018
Consumer Expenditures for the Chicago Metropolitan Area: 2015-16 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2017
Average Energy Prices, Chicago-Naperville-Elgin — April 2018 Average energy prices News Release May 2018
Average Energy Prices for the U.S., regions, census divisions, and selected metropolitan areas Average energy prices Table May 2018
County Employment and Wages in Illinois — Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the U.S., regions, and selected metropolitan areas Consumer spending Table Oct 2017
Consumer Price Index, Chicago-Naperville-Elgin — April 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2018
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for Chicago Consumer price indexes Table May 2018
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table May 2018
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nursing Occupations in Illinois’ Metropolitan Areas — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – April 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2018
Union Members in Illinois — 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index, St. Louis – Second Half 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Chicago Area Employment — February 2018 Employment News Release Apr 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bloomington — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in St. Louis — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake County-Kenosha County — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Annual averages U.S., Denver, Kansas City, and St. Louis Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Rockford — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Feb 2018
St. Louis, Mo.-Ill., Metropolitan Area Data Tables Employment, Pay, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in Illinois — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2018
Changing Compensation Costs in the Chicago Metropolitan Area — March 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release May 2018
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Illinois — 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Union Membership Historical Table for Illinois Employment Table Feb 2018
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Mar 2018
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in Illinois — Second Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Mar 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gary — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Women’s Earnings In Illinois — 2016 Pay News Release Sep 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Elgin — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cape Girardeau — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Iowa — 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Minnesota — 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Wisconsin — 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Nebraska — 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Michigan — 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018