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May '07 employment and business filing indicators

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Wednesday, August 01, 2007
All "latest" numbers are for May 2007 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,821.5 1,815.1 1,793.2 1.6%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 90.7 100.0 96.2 -5.8%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.0% 5.1% 5.3% -0.3%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands 1,084.5 1,084.3 1,065.3 1.8%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate 4.5% 4.8% 4.8% -0.3%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 78.4 77.8 75.9 3.3%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate 4.1% 4.6% 4.2% -0.1%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 41.8 41.5 40.7 2.7%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate 3.4% 4.0% 4.4% -1.0%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 170.9 170.1 168.6 1.3%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate 4.7% 5.3% 5.1% -0.4%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 96.5 96.0 94.7 1.9%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate 5.0% 5.6% 5.4% -0.4%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 178.8 178.4 176.4 1.4%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate 5.0% 5.6% 5.3% -0.3%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 87.6 86.9 87.3 0.4%

The Coast; Unemployment rate 5.0% 5.8% 5.6% -0.6%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 121.9 121.4 118.9 2.5%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 4.5% 4.9% 4.6% -0.1%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 83.2 81.7 82.1 1.3%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 5.4% 6.5% 6.3% -0.9%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (June) 14,933 15,025 22,143 -32.6%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene (June) 7,768 7,669 8,998 -13.7%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (June) 9,076 9,986 11,605 -21.8%

New business corporations New filings (June) 1,021 1,044 1,121 -8.9%

Limited liability companies New filings (June) 2,177 2,170 2,085 4.4%

Business bankruptcies New filings (June) 27 19 25 8.0%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings (June) 752 775 665 13.1%


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