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News Releases:

Jul
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — June 2020

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.4 percent in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
10

Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2020

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

May
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — April 2020

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), declined 0.4 percent in April.

Montana Economy at a Glance:

Montana
Data Series Back
Data
Dec
2019
Jan
2020
Feb
2020
Mar
2020
Apr
2020
May
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)535.7 536.5 537.3 538.8 520.6 (p)522.1

Employment(1)

(r)517.0 517.8 518.6 519.6 458.4 (p)475.2

Unemployment(1)

(r)18.7 18.7 18.7 19.2 62.2 (p)46.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 11.9 (p)9.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

487.1 489.2 489.4 488.6 425.1 (p)442.1

12-month % change

1.1 1.4 1.6 1.7 -11.9 (p)-8.6

Mining and Logging(3)

7.4 7.3 7.4 7.3 7.0 (p)6.8

12-month % change

2.8 1.4 2.8 1.4 -2.8 (p)-6.8

Construction(3)

30.6 31.2 31.4 31.4 29.7 (p)30.5

12-month % change

1.3 0.6 5.7 8.3 0.7 (p)3.0

Manufacturing(3)

20.6 20.5 20.5 20.3 17.9 (p)18.6

12-month % change

-1.4 -1.9 -1.9 -3.3 -15.2 (p)-11.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

95.4 95.9 95.8 95.5 87.6 (p)89.3

12-month % change

0.5 1.4 1.5 1.2 -7.2 (p)-5.2

Information(3)

6.2 6.1 6.1 6.1 5.5 (p)5.5

12-month % change

-1.6 -3.2 -1.6 -1.6 -12.7 (p)-12.7

Financial Activities(3)

26.0 26.7 26.8 27.6 26.3 (p)26.0

12-month % change

2.4 4.7 4.7 7.4 1.9 (p)0.8

Professional & Business Services(3)

44.2 44.3 44.1 44.4 40.9 (p)41.1

12-month % change

4.2 4.5 3.0 4.5 -4.2 (p)-4.4

Education & Health Services(3)

79.4 79.7 80.1 79.1 71.7 (p)74.0

12-month % change

1.4 1.8 2.2 0.9 -9.1 (p)-6.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

67.0 67.1 67.1 66.4 34.8 (p)47.9

12-month % change

0.4 0.0 0.3 -0.6 -48.1 (p)-28.7

Other Services(3)

19.1 19.1 18.9 19.0 16.0 (p)17.0

12-month % change

0.0 0.5 -1.0 0.0 -16.2 (p)-11.5

Government(3)

91.2 91.3 91.2 91.5 87.7 (p)85.4

12-month % change

1.0 1.1 0.7 1.2 -3.1 (p)-6.6

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

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 2020
Great Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
Missoula Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2020
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2020
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 2020
Consumer Price Index, West Region — June 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 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 – 2019 Unemployment News Release Feb 2020