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News Releases:
Jan
12
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – December 2022

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.5 percent in December.

Jan
10
Employer-reported workplace injuries and illnesses in Iowa — 2021

Private industry employers reported 34,900 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in Iowa in 2021, resulting in an incidence rate of 3.3 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers.

Jan
05
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2022

Employment rose in the four largest counties in Iowa from June 2021 to June 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:
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2023
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

  (p)1,721.0 1,721.1 (p)1,723.8    

Employment(1)

  (p)1,669.9 1,671.1 (p)1,675.5    

Unemployment(1)

  (p)51.1 50.1 (p)48.3    

Unemployment Rate(2)

  (p)3.0 2.9 (p)2.8    

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,583.0 1,590.0 1,590.0 1,593.1 1,596.6 (p)1,596.4

12-month % change

1.8 2.4 1.4 1.7 1.9 (p)2.0

Mining and Logging(3)

2.4 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.3 (p)2.2

12-month % change

4.3 13.6 13.6 9.1 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

82.3 85.9 84.8 84.1 84.5 (p)84.4

12-month % change

2.1 7.0 4.4 4.0 4.3 (p)5.2

Manufacturing(3)

224.2 225.7 225.4 226.8 228.8 (p)227.4

12-month % change

1.7 2.4 1.5 2.1 2.6 (p)1.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

311.7 312.4 312.5 312.3 313.9 (p)314.0

12-month % change

0.4 0.5 -1.1 -0.8 -0.1 (p)0.3

Information(3)

19.1 19.2 19.0 19.1 19.2 (p)19.2

12-month % change

1.1 0.5 -0.5 0.0 1.1 (p)0.5

Financial Activities(3)

108.7 108.3 108.4 109.0 108.8 (p)108.7

12-month % change

-0.2 -0.6 -0.4 0.2 0.1 (p)0.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

145.4 145.0 145.6 145.6 144.0 (p)143.8

12-month % change

1.0 0.6 0.6 -0.2 -1.2 (p)-1.3

Education & Health Services(3)

233.3 234.7 234.2 235.5 236.4 (p)237.3

12-month % change

3.6 5.2 3.8 4.5 5.0 (p)5.1

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

140.9 141.1 141.2 141.0 141.6 (p)141.4

12-month % change

5.3 5.8 3.4 3.4 4.3 (p)4.5

Other Services(3)

56.5 56.1 56.1 56.7 55.6 (p)56.2

12-month % change

2.0 1.1 0.5 1.6 0.0 (p)1.3

Government(3)

258.5 259.1 260.3 260.6 261.5 (p)261.8

12-month % change

1.4 1.5 1.9 2.0 2.1 (p)2.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Davenport Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Des Moines Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Omaha Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2023
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2023
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2023
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2023
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Iowa — 2021 Unemployment News Release Mar 2022
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2023
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – December 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2023
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Midwest Economy – Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Jan 2022
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2020 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2022
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Mar 2022
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Nov 2020
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2021 Employment News Release Aug 2022
Employer-reported workplace injuries and illnesses in Iowa — 2021 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2023
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Dubuque — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Ames — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cedar Rapids — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Waterloo-Cedar Falls — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Sioux City — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022