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Apr
13

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – March 2021

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.7 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
07

Kansas City Area Employment – February 2021

Total nonfarm employment for the Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area decreased by 49,500 over the year in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
10

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – February 2021

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.8 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Kansas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)1,508.1 (r)1,513.5 (r)1,518.4 1,502.2 1,508.5 (p)1,510.6

Employment(1)

(r)1,437.2 (r)1,442.5 (r)1,446.9 1,450.5 1,451.3 (p)1,454.1

Unemployment(1)

(r)70.9 (r)71.0 (r)71.6 51.8 57.1 (p)56.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.7 (r)4.7 (r)4.7 3.4 3.8 (p)3.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,357.8 1,356.1 1,354.7 1,363.5 1,360.2 (p)1,373.0

12-month % change

-4.7 -4.9 -5.1 -4.7 -4.8 (p)-3.4

Mining and Logging(3)

5.5 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.7 (p)5.8

12-month % change

-16.7 -15.2 -12.3 -13.6 -12.3 (p)-9.4

Construction(3)

63.5 63.5 64.6 63.4 60.2 (p)66.2

12-month % change

-0.8 -0.5 1.1 -1.7 -7.2 (p)2.2

Manufacturing(3)

157.0 157.2 157.0 157.8 157.3 (p)158.0

12-month % change

-7.4 -8.2 -8.5 -8.0 -7.7 (p)-7.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

262.8 262.9 263.4 267.9 266.1 (p)267.5

12-month % change

-1.7 -1.5 -1.4 0.3 -0.4 (p)0.3

Information(3)

16.7 16.5 16.5 16.4 16.4 (p)16.2

12-month % change

-8.7 -10.3 -10.3 -9.9 -9.9 (p)-10.5

Financial Activities(3)

77.0 77.2 76.9 76.3 75.9 (p)75.7

12-month % change

-1.7 -1.3 -1.7 -2.4 -2.9 (p)-2.9

Professional & Business Services(3)

169.1 169.0 170.3 170.6 171.3 (p)173.3

12-month % change

-3.9 -3.7 -2.8 -3.2 -2.5 (p)-0.9

Education & Health Services(3)

197.6 197.5 196.5 198.1 197.9 (p)198.9

12-month % change

-2.9 -3.2 -3.7 -3.3 -3.6 (p)-2.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

112.4 111.3 109.9 111.3 114.1 (p)115.7

12-month % change

-13.7 -14.5 -15.7 -14.8 -12.8 (p)-9.1

Other Services(3)

48.7 48.6 48.5 48.9 48.9 (p)48.9

12-month % change

-5.4 -5.8 -5.8 -5.0 -5.2 (p)-4.7

Government(3)

247.5 246.8 245.4 247.1 246.4 (p)246.8

12-month % change

-4.9 -5.0 -5.7 -5.6 -5.3 (p)-5.1

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
Topeka Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2021
Wichita Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2021
Kansas City Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2021
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2021
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2021
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2021
Kansas City Area Employment – February 2021 Employment News Release Apr 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in Kansas – Fourth Quarter 2019 Employment News Release Aug 2020
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – March 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2021
County Employment and Wages in Kansas – Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2020
Consumer Price Index, Kansas City – Second Half 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Kansas City — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Topeka — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wichita — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Annual averages U.S., Denver, Kansas City, and St. Louis Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Feb 2021
Kansas City, Mo.-Ks., Metropolitan Area Data Tables Employment, Pay, Unemployment Table Mar 2021
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2017
Lawrence Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay
Economic Summary Mar 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kansas — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in St. Joseph — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lawrence — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2019