01/06 employment, business filings

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Saturday, April 01, 2006
All "latest" month numbers for January 2006 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,739.5 1,758.2 1,698.6 2.4%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 111.8 99.8 130.5 -14.3%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.3% 5.7% 6.5% -1.2%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands 1,046.5 1,055.4 1,017.3 2.9%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate 5.3% 4.8% 6.5% -1.2%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 70.0 70.4 66.8 4.8%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate 5.7% 5.2% 7.2% -1.5%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 39.4 40.5 39.5 -0.4%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate 5.2% 4.4% 5.1% 0.1%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 163.2 165.6 161.4 1.1%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate 6.0% 5.3% 6.9% -0.9%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 93.6 97.1 90.2 3.8%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate 6.4% 4.9% 7.5% -1.1%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 167.7 170.5 165.1 1.6%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate 6.2% 5.5% 7.4% -1.2%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 85.1 85.5 84.0 1.3%

The Coast; Unemployment rate 6.9% 6.3% 7.7% -0.8%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 110.7 111.6 106.3 4.1%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 6.4% 5.7% 7.7% -1.3%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 78.4 78.9 78.0 0.5%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 9.3% 7.7% 10.5% -1.2%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (February) 20,468 22,749 20,184 1.4%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene (February) 7,213 NA 6,848 5.3%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (February) 8,164 8,079 NA NA

New business corporations New filings 1,184 1,002 1,121 5.6%

Limited liability companies New filings 2,079 1,834 1,806 15.1%

Business bankruptcies New filings 7 8 79 -91.1%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings 250 158 1,498 -83.3%


NA = Data not available. MSA = Metropolitan Statistical Area. Sources: Employment data, Oregon Employment Department; business incorporations, Oregon Secretary of State; bankruptcies, U.S. Bankruptcy Court

 

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