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July '06 employment and business filing indicators

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Friday, September 01, 2006

All "latest" numbers are for July 2006 Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,806.8 1,800.1 1,767.0 2.3%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 101.9 103.5 114.0 -10.7%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.6% 5.4% 6.2% -0.6%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands 1,062.5 1,052.0 1,038.7 2.3%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate 5.3% 5.3% 5.8% -0.5%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 75.4 74.3 72.2 4.4%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate 4.0% 4.2% 5.1% -1.1%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 39.3 40.7 39.5 -0.3%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate 5.0% 4.8% 5.1% -0.1%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 164.2 166.0 163.1 0.7%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate 5.8% 5.6% 6.2% -0.4%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 93.9 95.2 92.3 1.7%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate 5.8% 5.7% 6.1% -0.3%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 182.1 182.8 179.0 1.7%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate 5.4% 5.5% 6.1% -0.7%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 90.9 90.3 88.3 2.9%

The Coast; Unemployment rate 5.6% 5.6% 6.3% -0.7%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 126.8 122.4 122.8 3.3%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 4.3% 4.6% 5.2% -0.9%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 83.8 84.4 82.7 1.4%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 6.1% 6.3% 7.5% -1.4%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland 22,789 22,143 26,441 -13.8%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene 9,106 8,988 8,725 4.4%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend 11,933 11,605 NA NA

New business corporations New filings 943 1,121 1,046 -9.8%

Limited liability companies New filings 1,892 2,085 1,502 26.0%

Business bankruptcies New filings 24 25 77 -68.8%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings 558 665 1,981 -71.8%

 

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