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Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, West Region — September 2021

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

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2021

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

Aug
11

Consumer Price Index, West Region — July 2021

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

Montana Economy at a Glance:

Montana
Data Series Back
Data
Apr
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

533.0 534.9 537.5 539.4 540.7 (p)541.2

Employment(1)

513.4 515.5 517.8 519.9 521.5 (p)523.1

Unemployment(1)

19.7 19.4 19.7 19.5 19.1 (p)18.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.7 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.5 (p)3.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

480.6 479.0 481.1 484.0 481.8 (p)481.6

12-month % change

12.9 6.6 4.5 4.1 2.8 (p)1.6

Mining and Logging(3)

6.5 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.7 (p)6.7

12-month % change

-4.4 -2.9 -1.5 0.0 3.1 (p)1.5

Construction(3)

30.8 30.2 30.2 30.1 29.6 (p)29.2

12-month % change

5.5 0.7 -0.7 -1.3 -3.9 (p)-6.1

Manufacturing(3)

21.2 21.2 21.4 21.6 21.2 (p)21.4

12-month % change

11.6 6.0 5.9 6.4 3.4 (p)4.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

93.6 93.6 94.2 95.1 95.9 (p)95.9

12-month % change

9.5 4.9 3.5 3.6 3.8 (p)3.1

Information(3)

5.6 5.4 5.3 5.5 5.4 (p)5.4

12-month % change

-3.4 -5.3 -5.4 -1.8 -5.3 (p)-5.3

Financial Activities(3)

26.3 26.2 25.9 25.9 26.0 (p)26.2

12-month % change

1.9 0.8 -0.8 -0.4 -0.8 (p)-0.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

44.9 44.8 44.2 44.3 43.5 (p)44.1

12-month % change

10.0 7.2 4.2 3.3 0.9 (p)0.5

Education & Health Services(3)

79.1 78.7 78.4 78.1 77.9 (p)77.7

12-month % change

9.4 4.2 2.5 1.2 -0.1 (p)-0.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

63.7 63.4 64.2 66.9 65.4 (p)64.9

12-month % change

73.1 25.3 15.9 15.7 12.0 (p)7.5

Other Services(3)

19.0 18.9 19.7 20.2 20.1 (p)19.8

12-month % change

21.0 10.5 10.7 11.6 9.8 (p)7.6

Government(3)

89.9 90.0 90.9 89.6 90.1 (p)90.3

12-month % change

2.0 4.0 2.9 1.9 1.7 (p)0.3

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 Oct 2021
Great Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Missoula Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2021
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2021
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Oct 2021
Consumer Price Index, West Region — September 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2021
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 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Great Falls — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Missoula — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Montana — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021