Data Services Staff compiles, maintains and monitors current and historical data related to labor force, employment, and unemployment.  Data is available from several sources including the Illinois Department of Employment Securities (IDES), Iowa Workforce Development (IWD), and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  It is collected and monitored for cities over 25,000 in population, counties, Metropolitan Statistical Areas, states, and the Nation.  To access labor force and employment data for the Region, please use our data warehouse website,  Or, to access additional data sets, visit the following websites:

Illinois year-to-date (State of Illinois and Metro Areas; Counties; Cities – East Moline, Moline & Rock Island):

Illinois historical monthly, annual data (Illinois, metro areas, counties and cities)

Iowa – current and historical data (counties and cities over 25,000)

U.S. historical monthly and annual data (U.S.)  Go to the section:  Labor Force Statistics including the National Unemployment Rate.  (Current Population Survey – CPS)

Or contact our Data Services Staff.