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News Releases:
Jul
11
Consumer Price Index, West Region — June 2024

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

Jun
25
Montana Job Openings and Labor Turnover — April 2024

Montana had 33,000 job openings in April 2024, unchanged from March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
12
Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2024

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

Montana Economy at a Glance:
Montana
Data Series Back
Data
Dec
2023
Jan
2024
Feb
2024
Mar
2024
Apr
2024
May
2024

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)576.9 577.3 577.7 577.5 577.8 (p)577.6

Employment(1)

(r)557.8 558.0 558.3 558.7 559.7 (p)559.9

Unemployment(1)

(r)19.0 19.3 19.4 18.8 18.0 (p)17.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.3 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.1 (p)3.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

524.4 525.1 526.3 528.2 529.4 (p)532.4

12-month % change

2.0 1.6 1.7 2.1 2.1 (p)2.7

Mining and Logging(3)

7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 (p)7.2

12-month % change

5.9 1.4 1.4 2.9 0.0 (p)-1.4

Construction(3)

37.8 38.4 38.8 39.2 39.1 (p)39.3

12-month % change

4.1 3.5 5.1 6.5 5.7 (p)6.5

Manufacturing(3)

21.6 21.8 21.7 21.8 21.7 (p)21.6

12-month % change

-2.3 -0.9 -0.5 -0.5 -1.4 (p)-0.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

101.7 101.2 101.2 101.2 101.1 (p)101.5

12-month % change

1.6 1.1 1.1 0.8 0.7 (p)0.8

Information(3)

5.5 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.4 (p)5.5

12-month % change

-3.5 -3.5 -6.9 -3.5 -6.9 (p)-3.5

Financial Activities(3)

27.9 27.9 28.0 28.2 28.2 (p)28.3

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.4 0.0 1.1 0.4 (p)0.7

Professional & Business Services(3)

52.1 52.1 52.0 52.0 52.6 (p)51.8

12-month % change

2.2 1.6 1.6 1.2 2.5 (p)0.8

Education & Health Services(3)

84.9 85.5 85.6 86.2 85.8 (p)85.7

12-month % change

3.0 3.4 3.4 4.0 3.2 (p)3.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

74.9 74.3 74.3 74.4 74.9 (p)76.1

12-month % change

4.3 2.6 1.9 2.3 3.6 (p)6.0

Other Services(3)

18.6 18.8 19.5 19.8 20.1 (p)20.4

12-month % change

-3.6 -4.1 0.0 1.5 3.1 (p)4.6

Government(3)

92.2 92.4 92.6 92.7 93.3 (p)95.0

12-month % change

1.8 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.5 (p)2.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Billings Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Great Falls Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Missoula Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2024
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2024
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 2024
Consumer Price Index, West Region — June 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 2024
Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Billings — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Great Falls — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Missoula — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Montana — 2023 Unemployment News Release Feb 2024
Montana Job Openings and Labor Turnover — April 2024 Employment News Release Jun 2024