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News Releases:
Sep
20
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2022

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $35.06 per hour in the South to $43.18 in the Northeast in June 2022.

Sep
13
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – August 2022

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), declined 0.2 percent in August.

Aug
31
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2021

From September 2021 to December 2021, gross job gains from opening and expanding private-sector establishments in Iowa were 84,090.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,692.4 1,697.7 1,704.1 1,709.2 1,710.5 (p)1,709.2

Employment(1)

1,636.8 1,646.8 1,657.3 1,665.4 1,667.1 (p)1,664.5

Unemployment(1)

55.6 50.9 46.8 43.9 43.3 (p)44.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.3 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.5 (p)2.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,562.4 1,565.5 1,567.7 1,571.4 1,574.4 (p)1,578.2

12-month % change

2.0 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.1 (p)2.5

Mining and Logging(3)

2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 (p)2.3

12-month % change

4.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)4.5

Construction(3)

80.2 81.0 79.4 79.6 79.1 (p)79.0

12-month % change

3.6 3.6 2.6 2.8 1.2 (p)1.4

Manufacturing(3)

223.4 224.4 224.8 226.0 226.1 (p)226.8

12-month % change

2.8 3.3 3.5 4.1 3.3 (p)3.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

315.0 313.7 312.9 312.8 313.0 (p)314.6

12-month % change

1.9 2.1 1.9 1.9 1.7 (p)2.2

Information(3)

19.3 19.6 19.3 18.9 18.7 (p)18.9

12-month % change

3.2 4.8 2.7 1.1 -2.1 (p)-1.0

Financial Activities(3)

108.0 108.0 109.3 109.3 109.5 (p)109.6

12-month % change

-1.3 -1.3 0.0 0.4 0.2 (p)0.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

140.2 140.7 140.7 139.8 140.8 (p)141.2

12-month % change

0.2 0.9 0.7 0.2 0.6 (p)1.0

Education & Health Services(3)

224.3 225.2 225.0 225.3 226.7 (p)226.8

12-month % change

-1.5 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.4 (p)0.7

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

137.3 138.0 140.1 141.4 141.5 (p)143.0

12-month % change

11.0 10.5 11.4 11.3 7.9 (p)9.2

Other Services(3)

55.3 55.4 56.0 56.4 56.1 (p)56.5

12-month % change

2.4 1.8 3.1 4.1 2.7 (p)3.5

Government(3)

257.0 257.2 257.9 259.6 260.6 (p)259.5

12-month % change

2.1 1.8 1.8 2.4 2.5 (p)2.2

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 (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Des Moines Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Omaha Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2022
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2022
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2022
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Iowa — 2021 Unemployment News Release Mar 2022
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2021
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2021
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – August 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2022
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Midwest Economy – Union Membership Employment Table Mar 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Jan 2022
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2020 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2022
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Mar 2022
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Nov 2020
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2021 Employment News Release Aug 2022
Employer-reported workplace injuries and illnesses in Iowa — 2020 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2022
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Dubuque — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Ames — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cedar Rapids — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Waterloo-Cedar Falls — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Sioux City — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022