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Iowa Quarterly Industry Review (PDF) A Web publication that compiles public announcements and articles from newspapers and periodicals about business events significant to Iowa labor markets as they are reported.

Local Employment Dynamics (LED) provides innovative demographic employment information available at the Census Bureau.

Iowa Factbook
A publication by Legislative Services Agency that contains a range of facts, both financial and non-financial, regarding the State of Iowa.

Business Employment Dynamics (BED) is a set of statistics generated from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program and consists of gross job gains and gross job losses. These data help to provide a picture of the dynamic state of the labor market.

Iowa's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate and other current news release information can be found here. 

County unemployment rates map

Iowa Nonfarm Employment 
information can be found on our main LMI site. (PDF)

Iowa Worknet - Labor market information quarterly publication (PDF)

Iowa Labor Market Information Blog - A good source for dialog about issues that impact the Iowa economy. (Link)

Iowa Unemployment Insurance Claim Statistics now located on the IWD main site.

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