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Jan
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — December 2019

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

Dec
11

Consumer Price Index, West Region — November 2019

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), inched down 0.1 percent in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
13

Consumer Price Index, West Region — October 2019

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.5 percent in October, 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)

531.2 532.0 532.7 533.1 533.9 (p)535.4

Employment(1)

512.7 514.1 515.0 515.3 516.0 (p)517.2

Unemployment(1)

18.4 17.9 17.7 17.8 18.0 (p)18.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.5 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.4 (p)3.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

484.3 485.1 484.8 484.1 484.6 (p)486.4

12-month % change

1.2 1.4 1.3 1.1 1.3 (p)1.2

Mining and Logging(3)

7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 (p)7.2

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -1.4 (p)-1.4

Construction(3)

28.7 28.8 28.5 28.5 29.1 (p)29.5

12-month % change

0.3 0.0 -2.1 -3.1 2.1 (p)2.1

Manufacturing(3)

20.0 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.3 (p)20.5

12-month % change

-3.4 -1.0 -1.0 -1.9 -1.5 (p)0.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

95.4 95.0 95.5 96.1 96.6 (p)97.1

12-month % change

0.5 0.1 0.5 1.4 1.5 (p)1.7

Information(3)

6.0 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.9 (p)5.9

12-month % change

-6.3 -4.8 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 (p)-3.3

Financial Activities(3)

26.3 26.3 26.4 26.3 26.5 (p)26.3

12-month % change

5.6 5.6 6.5 6.0 5.6 (p)4.8

Professional & Business Services(3)

44.6 44.9 45.1 44.9 44.9 (p)45.3

12-month % change

4.4 5.4 5.4 4.7 4.7 (p)3.2

Education & Health Services(3)

78.0 78.7 78.3 78.2 78.2 (p)78.8

12-month % change

1.0 2.1 1.7 1.7 1.6 (p)2.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

67.2 66.9 66.6 66.1 65.5 (p)66.2

12-month % change

1.2 1.1 0.9 0.2 0.0 (p)-0.3

Other Services(3)

19.6 19.8 19.5 18.9 19.1 (p)18.6

12-month % change

3.2 4.2 3.2 0.0 -1.0 (p)-3.1

Government(3)

91.2 91.1 91.3 91.4 91.3 (p)91.0

12-month % change

1.0 0.6 0.7 1.0 0.7 (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
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Great Falls Area Economic Summary
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Missoula Area Economic Summary
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Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2020
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2020
Consumer Price Index, West Region — December 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 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 – 2018 Unemployment News Release May 2019