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News Releases:

Sep
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2019

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), crept up 0.1 percent in August.

Aug
13

Consumer Price Index, West Region — July 2019

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were unchanged in July.

Jul
11

Consumer Price Index, West Region — June 2019

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were unchanged in June.

Montana Economy at a Glance:

Montana
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Feb
2019
Mar
2019
Apr
2019
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

530.5 530.6 530.6 530.7 531.2 (p)532.0

Employment(1)

510.5 510.9 511.2 511.7 512.7 (p)514.1

Unemployment(1)

19.9 19.7 19.4 19.0 18.4 (p)17.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.5 (p)3.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

480.0 479.7 480.5 481.9 484.3 (p)485.2

12-month % change

1.0 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.2 (p)1.5

Mining and Logging(3)

7.3 7.5 7.3 7.4 7.3 (p)7.2

12-month % change

2.8 5.6 2.8 2.8 0.0 (p)-1.4

Construction(3)

27.5 27.6 27.7 27.7 28.7 (p)29.3

12-month % change

-2.1 -2.1 -2.5 -3.5 0.3 (p)1.7

Manufacturing(3)

20.2 20.1 20.2 20.2 20.0 (p)20.1

12-month % change

-0.5 -2.0 -0.5 -1.5 -3.4 (p)-2.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

95.6 95.2 94.8 95.1 95.4 (p)95.2

12-month % change

0.8 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 (p)0.3

Information(3)

6.2 6.1 6.0 6.1 6.0 (p)6.0

12-month % change

-4.6 -6.2 -6.3 -4.7 -6.3 (p)-4.8

Financial Activities(3)

25.8 25.8 26.0 26.1 26.3 (p)26.2

12-month % change

4.5 4.5 5.3 5.2 5.6 (p)5.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

43.2 43.2 44.5 44.4 44.6 (p)44.7

12-month % change

3.1 3.3 5.5 4.5 4.4 (p)4.9

Education & Health Services(3)

77.8 78.0 78.0 77.9 78.0 (p)78.7

12-month % change

0.5 0.8 0.6 0.9 1.0 (p)2.1

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

66.7 66.4 65.9 66.5 67.2 (p)66.7

12-month % change

1.4 0.6 0.2 0.8 1.2 (p)0.8

Other Services(3)

19.0 19.2 19.4 19.4 19.6 (p)20.0

12-month % change

2.2 2.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 (p)5.3

Government(3)

90.7 90.6 90.7 91.1 91.2 (p)91.1

12-month % change

0.8 0.8 0.7 1.1 1.0 (p)0.6

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 Sep 2019
Great Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2019
Missoula Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2019
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2019
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2019
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2019
Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2019
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 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Great Falls — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
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