June '06 employment and business filing indicators

June '06 employment and business filing indicators

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%