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December '06 employment and business filing indicators

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Thursday, March 01, 2007

All "latest" numbers are for December 2006 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,798.4 1,819.6 1,758.2 2.3%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 97.7 96.1 99.8 -2.1%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.4% 5.3% 5.7% -0.3%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands 1,077.6 1,084.8 1,055.7 2.1%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate 4.7% 4.7% 4.8% -0.1%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 73.7 74.7 70.4 4.7%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate 4.4% 4.0% 5.2% -0.8%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 41.1 42.4 40.5 1.3%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate 3.9% 4.0% 4.4% -0.5%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 170.3 171.1 165.6 2.9%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate 5.1% 5.1% 5.3% -0.2%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 99.0 99.2 97.1 1.9%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate 5.1% 4.9% 4.9% 0.2%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 174.8 178.0 170.5 2.5%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate 5.4% 5.2% 5.5% -0.1%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 86.7 88.7 85.5 1.4%

The Coast; Unemployment rate 6.0% 5.8% 6.3% -0.3%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 115.6 116.8 111.6 3.7%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 4.9% 4.5% 5.7% -0.8%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 80.0 82.3 78.9 1.4%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 7.1% 6.1% 7.7% -0.6%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (January) 14,475 12,885 22,749 -36.4%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene (January) 6,869 5,992 7,679 -10.5%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (Jan. '07) 6,791 6,033 8,079 -15.9%

New business corporations New filings (Jan. '07) 1,198 1,125 1,184 1.2%

Limited liability companies New filings (Jan. '07) 2,299 2,017 2,079 10.6%

Business bankruptcies New filings (Jan. '07) 15 27 7 114.3%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings (Jan. '07) 533 554 250 113.2%

 

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