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Oct
11

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – September 2018

The Midwest Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) inched up 0.1 percent after recording no change in each of the prior two months, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
20

Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017

One area in the selected Midwest areas–Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minn.-Wis.–had annual (mean) wages significantly higher than the national average for two of the selected computer occupations.

Sep
19

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2018

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $30.88 per hour in the Midwest to $41.55 in the Northeast during June 2018.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,673.6 1,674.2 1,676.0 1,680.0 1,684.2 (p)1,685.2

Employment(1)

1,626.2 1,627.2 1,629.9 1,635.1 1,640.3 (p)1,642.5

Unemployment(1)

47.3 47.0 46.0 44.9 44.0 (p)42.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6 (p)2.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,583.4 1,583.1 1,585.0 1,592.2 1,591.0 (p)1,593.3

12-month % change

0.8 0.7 1.0 1.3 1.2 (p)1.3

Mining and Logging(3)

2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 (p)2.4

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 4.3 4.3 4.3 (p)4.3

Construction(3)

75.1 75.7 76.6 78.4 78.9 (p)80.0

12-month % change

-4.5 -2.2 -0.3 2.9 4.9 (p)7.0

Manufacturing(3)

224.9 224.8 224.7 225.6 226.5 (p)226.7

12-month % change

5.2 4.7 4.6 4.8 5.1 (p)5.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

313.1 312.3 314.2 314.4 312.8 (p)314.4

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.9 -0.1 -0.1 -0.5 (p)0.0

Information(3)

22.0 21.9 21.9 22.0 22.0 (p)21.8

12-month % change

0.5 -0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.5 (p)-0.9

Financial Activities(3)

111.5 111.5 111.4 111.7 111.9 (p)111.5

12-month % change

2.9 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.3 (p)2.0

Professional & Business Services(3)

141.9 142.0 142.7 142.2 141.7 (p)141.8

12-month % change

2.3 1.6 2.6 1.9 1.6 (p)1.8

Education & Health Services(3)

232.3 231.5 231.9 233.1 232.6 (p)233.0

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.5 (p)0.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

145.2 145.6 144.7 144.1 144.6 (p)143.5

12-month % change

1.4 1.9 1.7 0.9 1.3 (p)0.6

Other Services(3)

55.3 55.7 55.4 55.2 55.3 (p)54.9

12-month % change

-4.0 -3.3 -3.8 -4.3 -4.3 (p)-4.5

Government(3)

259.7 259.7 259.1 263.1 262.3 (p)263.3

12-month % change

0.1 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.1 (p)0.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) 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 Oct 2018
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2018
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Oct 2018
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2017 Unemployment News Release Mar 2018
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2018
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2018
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2018
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – September 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2018
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Feb 2018
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2018
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Feb 2018
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Aug 2018
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2018
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2016 Pay News Release Sep 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018