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Aug
10

Consumer Price Index, West Region — July 2018

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

Jul
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — June 2018

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

Jun
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2018

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), rose 0.5 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Montana Economy at a Glance:

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Feb
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July
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

526.5 526.0 524.9 523.8 523.1 (p)522.9

Employment(1)

504.8 504.3 503.6 503.2 503.2 (p)503.4

Unemployment(1)

21.7 21.6 21.2 20.5 19.9 (p)19.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.1 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8 (p)3.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

475.5 476.0 474.2 475.6 476.7 (p)477.6

12-month % change

1.0 0.9 0.5 0.7 0.8 (p)1.1

Mining and Logging(3)

6.9 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.1 (p)7.0

12-month % change

0.0 1.4 1.4 4.4 2.9 (p)1.4

Construction(3)

27.7 28.0 28.0 28.6 28.6 (p)28.7

12-month % change

-1.1 0.0 0.0 1.1 2.9 (p)4.0

Manufacturing(3)

20.1 20.1 20.0 20.3 20.4 (p)20.6

12-month % change

1.0 0.5 0.5 1.5 2.5 (p)4.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

94.2 94.3 93.5 93.2 93.5 (p)93.3

12-month % change

-0.6 -0.4 -1.2 -1.3 -0.8 (p)-1.4

Information(3)

6.5 6.6 6.5 6.4 6.3 (p)6.4

12-month % change

3.2 3.1 1.6 1.6 -1.6 (p)-1.5

Financial Activities(3)

24.5 24.3 24.1 24.4 24.3 (p)24.4

12-month % change

1.2 -0.4 -0.8 -0.4 -0.4 (p)0.0

Professional & Business Services(3)

41.8 42.0 42.1 42.7 42.5 (p)42.9

12-month % change

2.5 2.4 3.2 3.9 3.4 (p)5.1

Education & Health Services(3)

76.8 76.8 76.2 76.1 76.6 (p)76.4

12-month % change

0.8 0.7 -0.5 -0.8 0.0 (p)-0.4

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

66.6 66.5 66.6 66.6 66.3 (p)65.8

12-month % change

2.8 2.3 2.1 2.5 0.8 (p)1.4

Other Services(3)

18.8 18.9 18.8 18.8 18.9 (p)19.2

12-month % change

1.6 1.6 1.6 1.1 1.6 (p)3.2

Government(3)

91.6 91.5 91.4 91.4 92.2 (p)92.9

12-month % change

1.2 1.0 0.8 0.9 1.0 (p)1.3

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 Jul 2018
Great Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2018
Missoula Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2018
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2018
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2018
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2018
Consumer Price Index, West Region — July 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2018
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 – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017