March '07 employment and business filing indicators

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Friday, June 01, 2007

All "latest" numbers are for March 2007 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,809.9 1,798.0 1,764.1 2.6%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 111.8 118.4 112.1 -0.2%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.2% 5.3% 5.4% -0.2%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands 1,085.1 1,079.1 1,055.4 2.8%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate 5.3% 5.6% 5.5% -0.2%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 77.1 76.4 73.3 5.2%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate 5.3% 5.8% 5.5% -0.2%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 41.8 41.3 40.6 2.8%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate 4.7% 5.0% 5.4% -0.7%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 169.9 169.1 166.9 1.8%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate 6.0% 6.3% 6.0% 0.0%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 95.5 95.1 92.8 2.9%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate 6.5% 6.9% 6.6% -0.1%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 178.1 175.3 173.2 2.9%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate 6.2% 6.6% 6.2% 0.0%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 86.5 85.9 84.9 1.8%

The Coast; Unemployment rate 6.7% 7.0% 6.9% -0.2%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 120.3 119.1 115.4 4.3%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 5.8% 6.3% 6.0% -0.2%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 81.1 80.0 79.6 1.9%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 7.6% 8.2% 8.2% -0.6%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (April) 17,042 15,688 23,828 -28.5%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene (April) 8,296 7,865 8,370 -0.9%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (April) 9,812 8,624 11,420 -14.1%

New business corporations New filings (April) 1,100 1,177 1,019 7.9%

Limited liability companies New filings (April) 2,112 2,376 2,008 5.2%

Business bankruptcies New filings (April) 16 28 19 -15.8%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings (April) 806 856 552 46.0%


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