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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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Apr
08

Kansas City Area Employment – February 2020

Total nonfarm employment for the Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) stood at 1,092,800 in February 2020, up 15,400, or 1.4 percent, over the year.

Mar
20

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2019

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $30.48 per hour in the South to $39.37 in the West during December 2019.

Mar
12

County Employment and Wages in Missouri – Third Quarter 2019

Employment rose in 6 of the 7 large counties in Missouri from September 2018 to September 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
11

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – February 2020

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.3 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
11

Consumer Price Index, St. Louis area – February 2020

Prices in the St. Louis area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.8 percent for the two months ending in February 2020.

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