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11/05 employment, business filings

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Wednesday, February 01, 2006
All "latest" month numbers for November 2005 unless otherwise noted. Latest month Previous month Previous year Annual change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,761.7 1,773.9 1,738.3 1.3%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 102.0 99.7 128.4 -20.6%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.8% 5.9% 7.2% -1.4%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands 1,053.9 1,052.9 1,032.3 2.1%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate 5.3% 5.2% 6.5% -1.2%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 69.1 69.7 66.9 3.4%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate 4.8% 4.6% 6.4% -1.6%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 40.6 40.1 41.1 -1.2%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate 4.6% 4.6% 5.0% -0.4%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 164.7 165.2 163.3 0.8%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate 5.5% 5.3% 6.8% -1.3%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 96.3 95.9 94.6 1.9%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate 5.0% 4.9% 6.3% -1.3%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 171.1 174.5 171.5 -0.2%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate 5.6% 5.3% 7.0% -1.4%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 84.9 85.9 84.2 0.8%

The Coast; Unemployment rate 6.3% 5.9% 7.7% -1.4%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 110.2 113.2 107.1 2.8%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 5.3% 4.9% 6.9% -1.6%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 81.1 83.9 82.0 -1.0%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 6.9% 6.2% 7.9% -1.0%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (December) 17,306 20,217 14,708 17.7%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene (December) 6,811 7,169 5,418 25.7%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (December) 6,946 7,283 NA NA

New business corporations New filings 1,007 1,011 917 9.8%

Limited liability companies New filings 1,844 1,744 1,414 30.4%

Business bankruptcies New filings 6 383 68 -91.2%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings 76 9,808 1,189 -93.6%

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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