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Feb
23

Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2015

Fatal work injuries totaled 60 in 2015 for Iowa, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
15

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – January 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest rose 0.7 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
27

Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2015

In 2015, Iowa women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $684, or 78.6 percent of the $870 median usual weekly earnings for their male counterparts.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,711.3 1,714.8 1,722.7 1,725.6 1,720.0 (p)1,712.1

Employment(1)

1,640.6 1,642.0 1,650.2 1,655.2 1,654.8 (p)1,650.8

Unemployment(1)

70.7 72.8 72.6 70.4 65.1 (p)61.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1 3.8 (p)3.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,585.7 1,588.7 1,588.4 1,584.8 1,580.2 (p)1,582.1

12-month % change

1.6 1.9 1.9 1.2 0.6 (p)0.5

Mining and Logging(3)

2.2 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.2 (p)2.2

12-month % change

-4.3 -4.3 -4.5 0.0 0.0 (p)-4.3

Construction(3)

90.9 91.5 91.2 89.7 89.7 (p)89.8

12-month % change

17.3 18.7 17.5 14.1 10.3 (p)8.3

Manufacturing(3)

209.9 211.0 211.4 209.2 207.8 (p)208.7

12-month % change

-2.8 -2.0 -1.6 -2.7 -3.4 (p)-3.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

316.9 317.6 318.1 320.3 318.0 (p)316.9

12-month % change

0.2 0.5 0.8 1.1 0.4 (p)-0.1

Information(3)

23.6 23.5 23.3 22.9 22.8 (p)22.5

12-month % change

-4.8 -4.5 -4.9 -4.6 -5.0 (p)-5.9

Financial Activities(3)

108.8 110.1 109.6 110.4 111.0 (p)111.3

12-month % change

2.6 3.9 3.2 3.7 4.1 (p)4.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

137.3 136.3 136.2 136.2 137.4 (p)138.7

12-month % change

-1.6 -2.4 -1.7 -2.6 -1.7 (p)-0.6

Education & Health Services(3)

230.8 230.1 232.9 229.9 230.2 (p)230.5

12-month % change

2.1 2.0 3.4 1.9 1.9 (p)1.7

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

143.6 144.4 142.9 144.4 143.5 (p)141.9

12-month % change

3.2 3.7 2.7 3.1 1.6 (p)0.2

Other Services(3)

63.8 63.2 62.7 64.4 63.2 (p)63.3

12-month % change

6.9 5.7 4.5 4.7 2.9 (p)1.4

Government(3)

257.9 258.8 258.0 255.2 254.4 (p)256.3

12-month % change

1.7 1.9 1.6 -0.2 -0.5 (p)0.6

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 Feb 2017
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2017
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2015 Unemployment News Release Mar 2016
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2016
Consumer Expenditures for the U.S., regions, and selected metropolitan areas Consumer spending Table Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2017
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Dec 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2017
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Feb 2016
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Dec 2016
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2015 Employment News Release Sep 2016
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2015 Pay News Release Jan 2017