Economy at a Glance

Midwest Region

Midwest Region - Monthly Data
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Data
Oct
2015
Nov
2015
Dec
2015
Jan
2016
Feb
2016
Mar
2016

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(5) 34,575.5 (5) 34,619.9 (5) 34,666.3 34,787.0 34,923.6 35,055.9

Employment (1)

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(5) 32,962.4 (5) 32,995.6 (5) 33,025.4 33,140.0 33,264.3 33,370.2

Unemployment (1)

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(5) 1,613.2 (5) 1,624.3 (5) 1,640.9 1,647.0 1,659.3 1,685.7

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(5) 4.7 (5) 4.7 (5) 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.8

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items (3)

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225.050 224.009 222.722 223.301 223.196 224.621

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change

-0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.8 0.4 0.5

CPI-W, All items (4)

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219.875 218.569 217.076 217.406 217.002 218.761

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change

-0.8 -0.6 -0.4 0.6 0.0 0.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) All Urban Consumers, Base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, Base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.

Midwest Region - Quarterly Data
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4th Qtr
2014
1st Qtr
2015
2nd Qtr
2015
3rd Qtr
2015
4th Qtr
2015

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation (1)

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120.3 121.2 121.4 122.1 122.5

Compensation, 12-month % change

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2.1 2.4 1.6 1.7 1.8

Wages & Salaries (1)

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119.1 119.8 120.6 121.4 121.8

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

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1.7 2.0 1.9 2.1 2.3

Footnotes
(1) Private industry workers, Base: December 2005=100, quarterly data, not seasonally adjusted.

Data extracted on: April 27, 2016

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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