September '06 employment and business filing indicators

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Friday, December 01, 2006

All "latest" numbers are for September 2006. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,801.9 1,810.0 1,767.1 2.0%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 90.9 98.7 100.9 -9.8%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.4% 5.5% 6.0% -0.6%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands 1,058.1 1,064.9 1,040.5 1.7%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate 4.8% 5.2% 5.4% -0.6%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 75.2 76.0 72.6 3.5%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate 3.7% 3.9% 4.6% -0.9%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 39.6 39.4 39.5 0.4%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate 4.4% 4.8% 4.9% -0.5%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 165.6 165.7 163.1 1.5%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate 5.1% 5.5% 5.5% -0.4%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 97.5 95.1 96.3 1.3%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate 4.7% 5.5% 5.1% -0.4%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 181.3 182.5 177.6 2.1%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate 4.8% 5.3% 5.3% -0.5%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 90.3 91.5 88.5 2.0%

The Coast; Unemployment rate 5.1% 5.4% 5.7% -0.6%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 120.9 121.6 117.6 2.8%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 4.0% 4.5% 4.8% -0.8%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 84.4 84.9 83.5 1.1%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 5.2% 5.7% 6.1% -0.9%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland 20,944 22,827 24,605 -14.9%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene 8,793 9,086 8,446 4.1%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend 9,246 11,676 NA NA

New business corporations New filings 929 1,088 946 -1.8%

Limited liability companies New filings 1,753 1,988 1,743 0.6%

Business bankruptcies New filings 24 23 137 -82.5%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings 602 646 3,874 -84.5%

 

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