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News Releases:

Mar
19

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Idaho – 2019

In 2019, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 6.0 percent in Idaho, significantly lower than the 7.2-percent rate for the nation.

Mar
11

Consumer Price Index, West Region — February 2020

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

Feb
25

Fatal Work Injuries in Idaho – 2018

Fatal work injuries totaled 45 in 2018 for Idaho, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Idaho Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)887.8 (r)888.9 (r)888.9 (r)888.7 890.1 (p)891.7

Employment(1)

(r)862.2 (r)863.5 (r)863.5 (r)863.3 865.3 (p)867.8

Unemployment(1)

(r)25.6 (r)25.4 (r)25.4 (r)25.4 24.7 (p)23.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)2.9 (r)2.9 (r)2.9 (r)2.9 2.8 (p)2.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

764.3 762.9 764.8 769.1 769.1 (p)771.9

12-month % change

3.0 2.4 2.4 2.7 2.4 (p)2.6

Mining and Logging(3)

3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.7 (p)3.7

12-month % change

5.7 2.8 0.0 2.7 2.8 (p)2.8

Construction(3)

53.9 53.0 53.4 53.7 53.8 (p)54.1

12-month % change

7.6 5.6 5.5 6.1 3.9 (p)5.0

Manufacturing(3)

68.9 67.8 67.3 67.5 68.0 (p)68.3

12-month % change

0.3 -1.3 -2.5 -2.5 -1.4 (p)-1.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

144.9 144.8 144.6 146.0 146.0 (p)145.7

12-month % change

1.3 1.4 1.0 2.0 1.3 (p)1.0

Information(3)

9.1 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.1 (p)9.1

12-month % change

2.2 3.4 4.5 5.7 3.4 (p)2.2

Financial Activities(3)

37.3 36.8 36.9 37.0 37.0 (p)37.1

12-month % change

3.0 1.4 1.7 1.9 1.6 (p)1.9

Professional & Business Services(3)

97.4 97.8 98.7 98.8 98.6 (p)100.0

12-month % change

3.2 3.1 4.0 4.1 4.2 (p)5.6

Education & Health Services(3)

111.3 110.7 111.2 112.0 111.2 (p)111.8

12-month % change

4.9 2.8 3.1 3.3 1.7 (p)2.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

83.7 83.6 83.2 84.3 84.8 (p)85.2

12-month % change

4.4 3.7 3.1 3.6 3.8 (p)4.0

Other Services(3)

26.7 26.7 27.4 27.4 27.6 (p)27.6

12-month % change

4.3 3.5 5.4 5.0 5.7 (p)4.9

Government(3)

127.4 128.9 129.2 129.3 129.3 (p)129.3

12-month % change

1.8 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.7 (p)2.4

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
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2020
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2020
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Boise City — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Coeur d’Alene — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Idaho Falls — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lewiston — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pocatello — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Union Members in Idaho — 2019 Employment News Release Feb 2020
Minimum Wage Workers in Idaho – 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2018
Women’s Earnings in Idaho – 2018 Pay News Release Jan 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Idaho – 2019 Unemployment News Release Mar 2020
Unemployment in the Boise Area by County - December 2015 Unemployment News Release Feb 2016
County Employment and Wages in Idaho – First Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2019
Consumer Price Index, West Region — February 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Logan — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Boise City Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Fatal Work Injuries in Idaho – 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2020
Consumer Price Index Data Tables - Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index Data Tables Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Idaho – Third Quarter 2018 Employment News Release Jun 2019