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Feb
23

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Colorado – 2016

In 2016, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 7.3 percent in Colorado, significantly lower than the 9.6-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
22

Union Members in Colorado – 2016

In 2016, union members accounted for 9.8 percent of wage and salary workers in Colorado, compared with 8.4 percent in 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
16

Business Employment Dynamics in Colorado – Second Quarter 2016

From March 2016 to June 2016, gross job gains in private sector establishments in Colorado totaled 148,006, while gross job losses numbered 138,701, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Colorado Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,893.9 2,891.3 2,898.0 2,910.0 2,920.9 (p)2,926.1

Employment(1)

2,783.4 2,782.2 2,793.5 2,809.2 2,827.4 (p)2,838.5

Unemployment(1)

110.4 109.1 104.5 100.7 93.5 (p)87.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.8 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.2 (p)3.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,613.7 2,621.7 2,620.8 2,632.7 2,631.4 (p)2,627.4

12-month % change

2.8 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.6 (p)1.9

Mining and Logging(3)

25.8 25.4 25.5 25.4 25.2 (p)25.3

12-month % change

-14.9 -14.5 -12.1 -12.4 -12.8 (p)-12.8

Construction(3)

164.2 165.8 168.7 168.7 167.7 (p)167.2

12-month % change

10.9 11.6 13.1 10.9 8.7 (p)7.0

Manufacturing(3)

144.0 143.6 142.6 141.6 140.8 (p)140.8

12-month % change

2.1 1.8 0.7 -0.5 -1.5 (p)-2.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

452.8 452.0 453.3 456.2 455.9 (p)457.3

12-month % change

1.2 0.9 1.0 1.9 1.7 (p)1.9

Information(3)

71.7 72.2 72.2 72.8 71.2 (p)70.6

12-month % change

1.1 1.5 1.7 2.7 0.6 (p)-0.3

Financial Activities(3)

163.7 164.8 161.5 161.5 160.9 (p)160.4

12-month % change

2.6 3.1 0.7 -0.3 -0.5 (p)-1.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

405.4 407.1 407.4 409.7 409.2 (p)412.0

12-month % change

1.8 2.1 1.9 2.2 2.6 (p)3.3

Education & Health Services(3)

325.1 326.3 327.6 331.0 332.9 (p)331.6

12-month % change

3.6 3.7 3.8 4.5 5.0 (p)4.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

327.6 329.3 330.5 334.2 336.6 (p)332.3

12-month % change

4.8 5.2 4.7 5.2 5.4 (p)2.2

Other Services(3)

104.9 104.8 104.5 104.7 104.5 (p)103.7

12-month % change

1.9 1.6 1.1 1.0 1.1 (p)-0.4

Government(3)

428.5 430.4 427.0 426.9 426.5 (p)426.2

12-month % change

2.8 2.9 2.2 1.7 1.7 (p)1.4

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
Boulder Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Colorado Springs Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Denver Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Fort Collins Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Colorado – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Colorado – Second Quarter 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index, West Region — January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2017
County Employment and Wages in Colorado – Fourth Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Consumer Price Index, Denver-Boulder-Greeley – Second Half 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Boulder — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Colorado Springs — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Collins — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Grand Junction — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greeley — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pueblo — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2016
Union Members in Colorado – 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Women’s Earnings in Colorado – 2015 Pay News Release Dec 2016
Annual averages U.S., Denver, Kansas City, and St. Louis Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2017
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. Metropolitan Area Data Tables Employment, Pay, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Greeley Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017