12/05 employment, business filings

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Wednesday, March 01, 2006
All "latest" month numbers for December 2005 unless otherwise noted. Latest month Previous month Previous year Annual change
Employment/business filings

Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,748.30 1,761.60 1,727.30 1.20%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 101.6 101.5 124.5 -18.40%

Unemployment rate Civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.70% 5.70% 7.00% -1.30%

Portland/Vancouver MSA Employed, six counties, thousands 1,047.90 1,053.50 1,031.70 1.60%

Portland/Vancouver MSA Unemployment rate 5.10% 5.20% 6.30% -1.20%

Bend MSA Employed, Deschutes County, thousands 68.6 69 66.3 3.50%

Bend MSA Unemployment rate 5.40% 4.80% 6.40% -1.00%

Corvallis MSA Employed, Benton County, thousands 41.1 40.9 40.7 0.80%

Corvallis MSA Unemployment rate 4.60% 4.60% 4.60% 0.00%

Eugene/Springfield MSA Employed, Lane County, thousands 165.1 165 164.1 0.60%

Eugene/Springfield MSA Unemployment rate 5.50% 5.40% 6.60% -1.10%

Medford/Ashland MSA Employed, Jackson County, thousands 95.7 95.9 93.5 2.30%

Medford/Ashland MSA Unemployment rate 5.10% 5.00% 6.10% -1.00%

Salem MSA Employed, Marion and Polk counties, thousands 169.6 171.7 169.2 0.20%

Salem MSA Unemployment rate 5.60% 5.50% 6.90% -1.30%

The Coast Employed, five counties, thousands 83.4 84.7 83.6 -0.20%

The Coast Unemployment rate 6.50% 6.30% 7.60% -1.10%

Central Oregon Employed, eight counties, thousands 109.3 109.9 105.9 3.20%

Central Oregon Unemployment rate 5.90% 5.30% 7.00% -1.10%

Eastern Oregon Employed, nine counties, thousands 78.7 81.1 79.3 -0.80%

Eastern Oregon Unemployment rate 7.90% 6.90% 9.20% -1.30%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (January) 22,749 17,306 21,833 4.20%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene (January) 7,679 6,811 7,397 3.80%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (January) 8,079 6,946 NA NA

New business corporations New filings 1,002 1,007 1,336 -25.00%

Limited liability companies New filings 1,834 1,844 1,765 3.90%

Business bankruptcies New filings 8 6 56 -85.70%

Nonbusiness bankruptcies New filings 158 76 1,725 -90.80%


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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