April '07 employment and business filing indicators

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Sunday, July 01, 2007
All "latest" numbers are for April 2007 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,815.1 1,809.9 1,781.9 1.9%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 100.0 111.8 103.0 -2.9%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.1% 5.2% 5.4% -0.3%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands 1,084.3 1,085.1 1,063.5 2.0%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate 4.8% 5.3% 5.0% -0.2%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 77.8 77.1 74.8 4.0%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate 4.6% 5.3% 4.6% 0.0%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 41.5 41.8 40.6 2.2%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate 4.0% 4.7% 4.8% -0.8%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 170.1 169.9 168.1 1.2%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate 5.3% 6.0% 5.5% -0.2%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 96.0 95.5 93.8 2.4%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate 5.6% 6.5% 5.9% -0.3%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 178.4 178.1 175.1 1.9%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate 5.6% 6.2% 5.6% 0.0%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 86.9 86.5 86.1 1.0%

The Coast; Unemployment rate 5.8% 6.7% 6.1% -0.3%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 121.4 120.3 117.8 3.1%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 4.9% 5.8% 5.1% -0.2%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 81.7 81.1 80.5 1.4%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 6.5% 7.6% 7.3% -0.8%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (May) 15,025 17,042 24,254 -38.1%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene (May) 7,669 8,296 9,547 -19.7%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (May) 9,986 9,812 11,837 -15.6%

New business corporations New filings (May) 1,044 1,100 1,145 -8.8%

Limited liability companies New filings (May) 2,170 2,278 2,149 1.0%

Business bankruptcies New filings (May) 19 16 23 -17.4%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings (May) 775 806 576 34.5%


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