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Economic Summaries:

Economic Summaries are specialized products that combine data graphically from subjects such as unemployment, inflation, and wages into a single document for selected metropolitan areas. To view a specific area in this region, use the dropdown list below or click here.

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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.


Consumer Price Index, West Region — September 2018

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.3 percent in September.


Kansas City Area Employment – August 2018

Total nonfarm employment for the Kansas City, Mo.-Kan., Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) stood at 1,101,900 in August 2018, up 20,000, or 1.8 percent, over the year.


Women’s Earnings in Missouri – 2017

In 2017, Missouri women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $733, or 79.2 percent of the $925 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts.


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.

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