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Nov
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — October 2020

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), crept up 0.2 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, West Region — September 2020

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were unchanged in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
11

Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2020

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

Montana Economy at a Glance:

Montana
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Data
May
2020
June
2020
July
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Aug
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2020
Oct
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

523.9 535.1 534.3 533.2 535.0 (p)536.1

Employment(1)

476.6 496.8 499.7 502.3 506.1 (p)509.9

Unemployment(1)

47.3 38.3 34.6 31.0 28.9 (p)26.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

9.0 7.2 6.5 5.8 5.4 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

443.6 458.1 461.0 464.6 469.0 (p)470.2

12-month % change

-8.3 -5.1 -4.9 -4.3 -3.4 (p)-3.0

Mining and Logging(3)

6.9 6.8 6.8 6.8 7.0 (p)6.8

12-month % change

-5.5 -6.8 -8.1 -8.1 -7.9 (p)-9.3

Construction(3)

29.9 29.8 30.2 30.5 30.7 (p)30.5

12-month % change

1.0 -0.3 0.0 0.0 1.0 (p)0.7

Manufacturing(3)

18.8 19.3 19.2 19.3 19.5 (p)19.4

12-month % change

-10.5 -7.7 -8.6 -8.1 -7.1 (p)-5.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

89.4 91.0 91.2 92.3 93.2 (p)93.5

12-month % change

-5.1 -3.2 -3.0 -1.8 -0.7 (p)-1.2

Information(3)

5.5 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.2 (p)5.3

12-month % change

-12.7 -14.5 -12.9 -14.5 -16.1 (p)-15.9

Financial Activities(3)

26.0 25.9 25.8 25.8 26.3 (p)26.5

12-month % change

0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 1.9 (p)0.8

Professional & Business Services(3)

41.7 41.5 41.1 41.6 41.9 (p)41.7

12-month % change

-3.0 -3.5 -5.3 -5.2 -4.6 (p)-5.2

Education & Health Services(3)

74.1 76.4 77.5 77.3 76.7 (p)77.2

12-month % change

-5.8 -3.0 -2.0 -2.4 -3.2 (p)-2.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

49.1 54.8 56.2 56.8 58.0 (p)60.2

12-month % change

-26.9 -18.7 -16.1 -15.1 -13.4 (p)-8.5

Other Services(3)

16.9 18.0 18.1 18.2 17.9 (p)18.1

12-month % change

-12.0 -6.7 -6.2 -5.2 -6.8 (p)-6.7

Government(3)

85.3 89.3 89.5 90.7 92.6 (p)91.0

12-month % change

-6.7 -1.2 -2.0 -1.0 1.5 (p)0.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Billings Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2020
Great Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2020
Missoula Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2020
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2020
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2020
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2020
Consumer Price Index, West Region — October 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2020
Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Billings — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Great Falls — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Missoula — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Montana – 2019 Unemployment News Release Feb 2020