Economy at a Glance

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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3,791.8 3,777.3 3,777.5 3,769.5 (P) 3,764.6

Employment (1)

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3,570.4 3,567.1 3,519.0 3,519.8 (P) 3,523.3

Unemployment (1)

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221.4 210.3 258.5 249.8 (P) 241.3

Unemployment Rate (2)

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5.8 5.6 6.8 6.6 (P) 6.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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3,625.9 3,631.3 3,536.0 3,550.9 (P) 3,568.5

12-month % change

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1.4 1.4 1.5 1.7 (P) 1.5

Mining and Logging (3)

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1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 (P) 1.0

12-month % change

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0.0 10.0 11.1 11.1 (P) 11.1

Construction (3)

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122.1 113.5 101.6 103.3 (P) 108.5

12-month % change

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4.5 3.2 4.0 4.4 (P) 5.5

Manufacturing (3)

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278.7 279.9 275.9 276.0 (P) 276.8

12-month % change

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-0.9 -0.6 -1.0 -1.1 (P) -1.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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732.8 747.0 716.7 712.2 (P) 714.5

12-month % change

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0.7 1.2 1.4 1.8 (P) 1.5

Information (3)

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71.2 71.6 71.2 71.0 (P) 71.0

12-month % change

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1.0 1.6 2.6 2.0 (P) 1.1

Financial Activities (3)

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249.4 248.0 245.9 245.6 (P) 245.0

12-month % change

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0.1 -0.6 -0.4 -0.3 (P) -0.6

Professional and Business Services (3)

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674.8 675.4 659.4 665.0 (P) 665.1

12-month % change

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1.2 1.4 2.6 2.8 (P) 2.4

Education and Health Services (3)

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571.7 571.5 564.0 570.4 (P) 572.7

12-month % change

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2.7 2.4 2.3 2.3 (P) 2.2

Leisure and Hospitality (3)

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338.9 339.9 327.0 328.2 (P) 332.9

12-month % change

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2.4 2.9 1.7 2.1 (P) 1.6

Other Services (3)

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157.1 157.9 157.2 157.1 (P) 157.5

12-month % change

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0.4 0.3 0.8 0.4 (P) -0.2

Government (3)

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428.1 425.5 416.1 421.1 (P) 423.5

12-month % change

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1.8 1.2 1.5 1.6 (P) 1.6

Consumer Price Index: Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, IL-IN-WI

CPI-U, All items (4)

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227.184 226.262 225.852 225.763 227.405 227.704

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change (4)

1.6 1.5 0.4 -0.2 -0.6 -0.9

CPI-W, All items (5)

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220.870 219.627 218.433 218.461 220.480 220.880

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change (5)

1.6 1.2 -0.3 -0.8 -1.2 -1.6

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.
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: May 22, 2015

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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