July '07 employment and business filing indicators

July '07 employment and business filing indicators

All "latest" numbers are for July 2007 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,833.9 1,841.7 1,818.0 0.9%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 103.4 98.0 103.3 0.1%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.5% 5.1% 5.4% 0.1%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands 1,084.3 1,085.7 1,070.0 1.3%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate 5.2% 4.8% 5.2% 0.0%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 80.4 79.9 77.8 3.3%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate 4.6% 4.4% 4.2% 0.4%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 40.2 42.1 39.6 1.4%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate 4.7% 3.9% 5.1% -0.4%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 167.6 171.2 167.1 0.3%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate 5.5% 5.1% 5.8% -0.3%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 94.9 96.9 93.4 1.7%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate 6.1% 5.6% 6.0% 0.1%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 184.7 183.0 182.6 1.2%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate 5.4% 5.2% 5.6% -0.2%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 89.0 89.1 88.9 0.2%

The Coast; Unemployment rate 5.7% 5.3% 5.9% -0.2%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 132.5 129.0 133.0 -0.4%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 4.7% 4.6% 4.3% 0.4%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 84.0 85.5 83.9 0.1%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 5.6% 5.5% 6.0% -0.4%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (August) 14,069 14,625 22,827 -38.4%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene (August) 7,324 7,509 9,086 -19.4%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (August) 8,632 8,817 11,676 -26.1%

Oregon online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (August) 84 77 71 17.8%

Portland online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (August) 60 53 49 22.2%

New business corporations New filings (August) 1,054 977 1,088 -3.1%

Limited liability companies New filings (August) 2,204 2,047 1,988 10.9%

Business bankruptcies New filings (August) 19 23 23 -17.4%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings (August) 778 737 646 20.4%


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