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May
11

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – April 2022

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.5 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
12

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – March 2022

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 1.3 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
06

Kansas City Area Employment – February 2022

Total nonfarm employment for the Kansas City, MO-KS, metropolitan area increased by 29,400 over the year in February.

Kansas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)1,495.0 (r)1,495.2 1,495.6 1,496.3 1,498.9 (p)1,501.8

Employment(1)

(r)1,453.4 (r)1,453.9 1,456.6 1,459.1 1,462.8 (p)1,466.4

Unemployment(1)

(r)41.6 (r)41.3 39.0 37.2 36.1 (p)35.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)2.8 (r)2.8 2.6 2.5 2.4 (p)2.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,378.0 1,375.1 1,385.6 1,392.5 1,392.9 (p)1,393.4

12-month % change

1.6 1.1 1.4 2.5 1.6 (p)1.7

Mining and Logging(3)

5.9 5.8 5.7 5.8 5.9 (p)6.0

12-month % change

5.4 3.6 1.8 3.6 1.7 (p)3.4

Construction(3)

64.9 65.8 67.2 68.1 67.6 (p)68.0

12-month % change

2.4 2.3 4.8 13.5 6.0 (p)7.1

Manufacturing(3)

161.9 162.8 163.6 164.5 165.0 (p)165.8

12-month % change

3.3 3.2 3.4 4.5 2.7 (p)3.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

265.5 266.3 267.6 270.8 270.8 (p)270.8

12-month % change

1.0 1.0 0.8 2.2 1.9 (p)2.2

Information(3)

17.7 17.6 18.3 18.5 18.4 (p)18.3

12-month % change

9.9 9.3 13.0 13.5 12.9 (p)11.6

Financial Activities(3)

74.9 74.6 75.3 74.7 74.1 (p)74.3

12-month % change

-1.8 -2.0 -1.7 -2.5 -3.3 (p)-3.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

168.6 167.9 169.1 172.2 173.3 (p)170.2

12-month % change

0.2 -0.8 -0.1 2.3 2.1 (p)0.4

Education & Health Services(3)

196.0 195.3 196.2 196.2 196.2 (p)196.7

12-month % change

-1.2 -2.1 -1.6 -1.3 -1.4 (p)-1.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

124.4 124.0 123.6 123.9 123.9 (p)125.2

12-month % change

9.7 9.5 7.7 7.6 6.4 (p)6.4

Other Services(3)

48.1 47.8 48.5 48.5 48.9 (p)48.7

12-month % change

1.9 1.7 2.8 3.6 4.3 (p)3.6

Government(3)

250.1 247.2 250.5 249.3 248.8 (p)249.4

12-month % change

0.8 -0.2 0.3 0.4 -0.2 (p)-0.2

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 May 2022
Wichita Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2022
Kansas City Area Economic Summary
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Economic Summary May 2022
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2022
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table May 2022
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2022
Kansas City Area Employment – February 2022 Employment News Release Apr 2022
Business Employment Dynamics in Kansas – Fourth Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Aug 2021
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – April 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2022
County Employment and Wages in Kansas – Second Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2021
Consumer Price Index, Kansas City – Second Half 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Kansas City — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Topeka — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wichita — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
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 Jan 2022
Kansas City, Mo.-Ks., Metropolitan Area Data Tables Employment, Pay, Unemployment Table May 2022
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 May 2022
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kansas — 2021 Unemployment News Release Feb 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in St. Joseph — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lawrence — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Manhattan — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021