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May
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — April 2017

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

Apr
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2017

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

Mar
15

Consumer Price Index, West Region — February 2017

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.6 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Montana Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)528.1 (2)528.3 527.5 526.5 526.0 (p)525.1

Employment(1)

(2)506.9 (2)507.3 506.7 506.3 506.0 (p)505.2

Unemployment(1)

(2)21.1 (2)21.0 20.7 20.3 19.9 (p)19.9

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.0 (2)4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

472.1 471.7 474.3 477.0 476.7 (p)475.6

12-month % change

1.7 1.5 1.9 2.4 2.2 (p)1.7

Mining and Logging(4)

6.9 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.0 (p)7.2

12-month % change

-8.0 -6.8 -5.5 -4.1 -1.4 (p)0.0

Construction(4)

28.2 27.6 28.0 28.9 28.9 (p)27.8

12-month % change

4.8 2.2 4.5 7.0 6.6 (p)2.2

Manufacturing(4)

19.6 19.6 19.6 20.0 20.1 (p)19.8

12-month % change

2.1 1.6 0.0 2.0 2.6 (p)1.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

95.2 95.1 95.7 96.6 96.7 (p)96.1

12-month % change

-0.1 -0.1 0.4 1.4 1.2 (p)0.7

Information(4)

6.5 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.6 (p)6.5

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 1.6 1.6 4.8 (p)1.6

Financial Activities(4)

24.2 24.3 24.3 24.3 24.1 (p)24.4

12-month % change

2.1 2.5 2.1 2.5 1.7 (p)3.0

Professional & Business Services(4)

41.0 41.2 42.5 42.4 42.2 (p)41.9

12-month % change

1.5 2.0 4.7 4.2 3.4 (p)3.2

Education & Health Services(4)

75.1 75.2 75.8 75.6 75.8 (p)75.9

12-month % change

3.4 3.7 3.7 3.1 3.3 (p)3.3

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

65.2 65.2 65.1 65.5 64.9 (p)65.8

12-month % change

2.5 2.0 2.2 2.3 1.6 (p)1.7

Other Services(4)

18.3 18.3 18.4 18.5 18.5 (p)18.1

12-month % change

0.5 1.1 1.1 2.2 1.6 (p)-1.1

Government(4)

91.9 91.9 91.5 91.7 91.9 (p)92.1

12-month % change

1.5 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.3 (p)1.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) 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 May 2017
Great Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2017
Missoula Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2017
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2017
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table May 2017
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2017
Consumer Price Index, West Region — April 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2017
Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Billings, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Great Falls, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Missoula, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Montana – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017