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News Releases:
Mar
01
Women’s Earnings In Nebraska — 2022

In 2022, Nebraska women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $937, or 87.7 percent of the $1,068 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts.

Feb
21
Business Employment Dynamics in Nebraska — Second Quarter 2023

From March 2023 to June 2023, gross job gains from opening and expanding private-sector establishments in Nebraska were 51,196.

Feb
21
Nebraska Job Openings and Labor Turnover — December 2023

Nebraska had 59,000 job openings in December 2023, compared to 61,000 openings in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nebraska Economy at a Glance:
Nebraska
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Data
July
2023
Aug
2023
Sept
2023
Oct
2023
Nov
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Dec
2023

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)1,056.7 (r)1,056.6 (r)1,056.5 (r)1,056.2 (r)1,056.0 (r)1,055.9

Employment(1)

(r)1,032.5 (r)1,031.4 (r)1,030.4 (r)1,029.7 (r)1,029.5 (r)1,029.6

Unemployment(1)

(r)24.2 (r)25.2 (r)26.1 (r)26.5 (r)26.4 (r)26.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)2.3 (r)2.4 (r)2.5 (r)2.5 (r)2.5 (r)2.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,045.6 1,043.9 1,046.7 1,046.8 1,047.8 (p)1,049.5

12-month % change

1.9 1.5 1.6 1.3 1.0 (p)1.0

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

63.4 62.7 62.9 62.7 62.7 (p)62.4

12-month % change

7.1 5.6 5.9 2.8 0.0 (p)-1.9

Manufacturing(3)

106.1 106.1 106.5 106.6 106.6 (p)106.7

12-month % change

2.3 2.1 2.3 1.9 1.9 (p)1.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

198.5 198.9 199.6 200.3 199.0 (p)200.3

12-month % change

1.2 1.4 1.7 1.2 0.4 (p)1.3

Information(3)

18.3 18.1 18.3 18.4 18.4 (p)18.4

12-month % change

1.7 0.6 1.7 2.2 1.7 (p)0.5

Financial Activities(3)

70.2 69.7 69.6 69.5 69.3 (p)69.0

12-month % change

-1.5 -2.4 -2.2 -1.1 -0.9 (p)-2.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

118.8 118.2 117.5 118.4 117.8 (p)117.3

12-month % change

-3.5 -4.4 -5.2 -2.9 -3.3 (p)-3.9

Education & Health Services(3)

160.4 161.5 162.8 162.2 164.3 (p)165.1

12-month % change

2.6 3.2 3.5 2.7 4.0 (p)4.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

96.6 95.9 96.1 96.6 97.1 (p)97.4

12-month % change

4.9 3.9 3.2 3.3 2.9 (p)3.8

Other Services(3)

40.3 40.0 39.8 39.1 39.1 (p)39.1

12-month % change

8.0 7.2 7.3 3.7 2.4 (p)1.6

Government(3)

173.0 172.8 173.6 173.0 173.5 (p)173.8

12-month % change

2.2 1.8 1.9 1.4 1.3 (p)1.3

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

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Lincoln Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2024
Omaha Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2024
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2024
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2024
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2024
County Employment and Wages in Nebraska — Fourth Quarter 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2023
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Nebraska — 2022 Unemployment News Release Mar 2023
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – January 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2024
Fatal Work Injuries in Nebraska — 2021 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2023
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lincoln — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2023
Midwest Economy – Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2023
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Feb 2024
Union Membership Historical Table for Nebraska Employment Table Feb 2024
Business Employment Dynamics in Nebraska — Second Quarter 2023 Employment News Release Feb 2024
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Nov 2020
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2023 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2023
Employer-reported workplace injuries and illnesses in Nebraska — 2022 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2024
Women’s Earnings In Nebraska — 2022 Pay News Release Mar 2024
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 Grand Island — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2023
Nebraska Job Openings and Labor Turnover — December 2023 Employment, Unemployment News Release Feb 2024