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June '06 employment and business filing indicators

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Tuesday, August 01, 2006

All "latest" numbers are for June 2006 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,800.1 1,780.6 1,754.8 2.6%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 103.5 100.2 118.4 -12.6%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.4% 5.6% 6.3% -0.9%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands 1,052.0 1,053.6 1,026.1 2.5%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate 5.3% 5.0% 6.2% -0.9%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 74.3 73.0 71.2 4.3%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate 4.2% 4.2% 5.2% -1.0%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 40.7 40.8 40.4 0.6%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate 4.8% 4.6% 5.1% -0.3%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 166.0 166.6 163.8 1.4%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate 5.6% 5.4% 6.4% -0.8%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 95.2 95.1 92.9 2.5%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate 5.7% 5.4% 6.3% -0.6%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 182.8 175.1 179.4 1.9%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate 5.5% 5.5% 6.4% -0.9%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 90.3 89.4 87.4 3.3%

The Coast; Unemployment rate 5.6% 5.6% 6.8% -1.2%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 122.4 115.4 119.2 2.7%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 4.6% 4.8% 5.5% -0.9%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 84.4 81.8 83.1 1.6%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 6.3% 6.7% 7.8% -1.5%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland 22,143 24,254 25,021 -11.5%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene 8,988 9,547 8,521 5.5%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend 11,605 11,837 NA NA

New business corporations New filings 1,121 1,145 1,165 -3.8%

Limited liability companies New filings 2,085 2,149 2,005 4.0%

Business bankruptcies New filings 25 23 83 -69.9%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings 665 576 2,215 -70.0%

 

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