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Apr
13

Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2021

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.7 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
10

Consumer Price Index, West Region — February 2021

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

Mar
04

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Montana — 2020

In 2020, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 11.2 percent in Montana.

Montana Economy at a Glance:

Montana
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)536.9 (r)534.5 (r)532.9 532.9 531.3 (p)531.7

Employment(1)

(r)511.4 (r)510.8 (r)510.5 511.7 510.5 (p)511.7

Unemployment(1)

(r)25.5 (r)23.8 (r)22.5 21.2 20.7 (p)20.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.7 (r)4.5 (r)4.2 4.0 3.9 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

474.4 475.6 476.4 477.7 478.0 (p)482.0

12-month % change

-2.6 -2.4 -2.2 -2.3 -2.0 (p)-1.1

Mining and Logging(3)

6.4 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 (p)6.5

12-month % change

-12.3 -9.7 -8.5 -8.5 -7.1 (p)-7.1

Construction(3)

30.9 30.4 31.0 31.1 31.2 (p)31.5

12-month % change

1.6 -0.3 2.0 1.6 1.6 (p)1.6

Manufacturing(3)

20.3 20.3 20.5 20.6 20.7 (p)21.5

12-month % change

-3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -2.8 -1.9 (p)1.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

93.4 93.5 94.2 94.5 94.5 (p)93.8

12-month % change

-1.2 -0.8 0.0 0.1 0.0 (p)-0.3

Information(3)

5.6 5.6 5.5 5.8 5.7 (p)5.8

12-month % change

-9.7 -8.2 -9.8 -4.9 -6.6 (p)-3.3

Financial Activities(3)

26.5 26.6 26.3 26.0 25.7 (p)26.2

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.4 -1.1 -2.3 -3.4 (p)-1.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

44.0 44.8 45.0 45.2 45.0 (p)44.7

12-month % change

0.0 1.4 1.8 1.8 1.4 (p)0.7

Education & Health Services(3)

78.7 79.0 78.9 78.5 78.2 (p)79.0

12-month % change

-1.0 -1.1 -1.1 -1.9 -2.1 (p)-0.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

61.5 62.0 61.8 62.1 63.0 (p)64.3

12-month % change

-8.9 -8.4 -8.3 -8.3 -6.8 (p)-4.5

Other Services(3)

18.5 18.5 18.5 18.8 18.9 (p)19.3

12-month % change

-3.6 -3.1 -3.6 -1.6 -1.0 (p)2.1

Government(3)

88.6 88.4 88.2 88.6 88.6 (p)89.4

12-month % change

-2.3 -2.4 -3.0 -3.6 -2.6 (p)-2.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(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 May 2021
Great Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2021
Missoula Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2021
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2021
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table May 2021
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2021
Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2021
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 — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021