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Revisions in January to August 2000 CPI Data

Inflation & Consumer Spending

Consumer Price Index

News Releases
  • Milwaukee, WI (semiannual)  (TXT) (PDF 27K)
  • Midwest region (monthly)  (TXT) (PDF 40K)

Consumer Expenditure Survey

News Releases
  • Milwaukee, WI  (TXT) (PDF 39K)
Tables of Data
Historical Tables CPI-U and CPI-W (1982-84=100) (PDF)

Pay and Benefits

Employment Costs Trends

News Releases
  • Employment Cost Index - Midwest Region (quarterly) (TXT) (PDF 60K)
  • Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions (quarterly) (TXT) (PDF 61K)

National Compensation Survey

News Releases
  • Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, IL-IN-WI  (TXT) (PDF 43K)
  • Milwaukee-Racine (TXT) (PDF 40K)
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul-St. Cloud, MN-WI (TXT) (PDF 39K)
Tables of Data

Safety & Health

News Releases
  • Fatal Occupational Injuries in Wisconsin, 2006 (TXT) (PDF 222K)
Tables of Data

Employment & Unemployment

Tables of Data

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

News Releases
  • County Employment and Wages in Wisconsin, Third Quarter, 2007 (TXT) (PDF 86K)

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