Economy at a Glance

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
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2015

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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345.0 342.8 341.5 342.7 342.9 (P) 342.7

Employment (1)

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333.8 332.0 330.9 332.5 332.8 (P) 331.9

Unemployment (1)

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11.1 10.7 10.6 10.2 10.1 (P) 10.9

Unemployment Rate (2)

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3.2 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 (P) 3.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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352.9 354.5 357.1 358.7 359.2 (P) 357.3

12-month % change

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2.8 2.2 3.6 3.0 3.1 (P) 2.9

Mining, Logging, and Construction (3)

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19.1 19.0 18.9 19.1 18.8 (P) 17.9

12-month % change

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2.7 1.6 2.7 2.7 3.3 (P) 3.5

Manufacturing (3)

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20.7 20.8 20.7 20.7 20.7 (P) 20.6

12-month % change

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3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 (P) 3.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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67.1 67.0 66.3 66.7 68.5 (P) 68.9

12-month % change

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1.5 1.2 0.5 -0.7 0.1 (P) 0.3

Information (3)

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6.4 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.3 (P) 6.3

12-month % change

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-4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 (P) -4.5

Financial Activities (3)

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55.0 55.6 55.6 55.5 56.3 (P) 57.1

12-month % change

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2.8 4.1 4.5 3.0 4.3 (P) 5.0

Professional and Business Services (3)

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49.2 48.9 49.1 50.7 49.9 (P) 49.2

12-month % change

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8.1 6.8 9.4 11.4 9.2 (P) 7.9

Education and Health Services (3)

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44.6 44.8 46.4 47.2 47.0 (P) 46.6

12-month % change

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-1.3 -1.3 1.1 0.4 0.2 (P) -1.3

Leisure and Hospitality (3)

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35.1 35.2 34.3 33.2 32.1 (P) 31.2

12-month % change

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3.5 2.6 6.5 7.4 8.1 (P) 8.7

Other Services (3)

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14.3 14.3 14.2 14.3 14.3 (P) 14.3

12-month % change

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1.4 2.1 1.4 2.1 1.4 (P) 2.1

Government (3)

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41.4 42.5 45.3 45.0 45.3 (P) 45.2

12-month % change

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4.3 1.0 3.9 0.7 0.9 (P) 0.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: February 11, 2016

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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