Oregon economic indicators as of June 2011

Oregon economic indicators as of June 2011


All "latest" numbers are for June 2011 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
EMPLOYMENT/BUSINESS LISTINGS
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands (July) 1,824.8 1,811.4 1,785.4 2.2%
Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands (July) 189.5 194.3 210.6 -10.0%
Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted (July) 9.5% 9.4% 10.7% -1.2
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Employed Seven counties, thousands 1,082.4 1,084.1 1,059.9 2.1%
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 9.0% 9.0% 10.5% -1.5
Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 70.6 69.8 70.6 -0.1%
Bend MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 12.5% 12.2% 14.6% -2.1
Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 43.0 42.7 41.2 4.3%
Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 6.4% 6.2% 7.2% -0.8
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 167.2 166.9 164.2 1.8%
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 9.4% 9.4% 11.1% -1.7
Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 91.7 91.8 89.8 2.1%
Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 11.4% 11.1% 12.7% -1.3
Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 180.6 178.0 180.0 0.3%
Salem MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 9.7% 9.6% 10.8% -1.1
The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 87.9 86.8 86.8 1.3%
The Coast; Unemployment rate, not seasonally adjusted 9.9% 9.4% 10.6% -0.7
Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 116.7 112.8 116.5 0.2%
Central Oregon; Unemployment rate, not seasonally adjusted 11.3% 11.1% 12.5% -1.2
Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 86.4 84.5 85.8 0.7%
Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate, not seasonally adjusted 9.5% 9.2% 9.9% -0.4
Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (July) 1,552 1,507 1,383 12.2%
Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (July) 726 741 971 -25.2%
Oregon online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (July) 50.3 50.4 46.3 8.6%
Portland online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (July) 33.3 34.0 30.0 11.0%
New business corporations New filings (July) 635 820 743 -14.5%
Limited liability companies New filings (July) 1,645 1,932 1,588 3.6%
Business bankruptcies New filings (July) 24 58 40 -40.0%
Non-business bankruptcies New filings (July) 1,265 1,468 1,734 -27.0%
TRANSPORTATION
Trucking Weight-mile tax receipts, millions $21.1 $25.3 $19.1 10.9%
Shipping Port of Portland, total containers load and discharge 13,320 16,583 15,005 -11.2%
Shipping Port of Portland, number of calls by oceangoing vessels 46 48 47 -2.1%
Airline travel, PDX Passengers, thousands 1,266.2 1,152.9 1,224.4 3.4%
Airline travel, Eugene Passengers, thousands (July) 76.0 74.1 73.0 4.1%
Airline travel, Medford Passengers, thousands (July) 62.3 61.5 64.8 -3.9%
Airline travel, Redmond Passengers, thousands 43.4 38.3 42.0 3.5%
REAL ESTATE/CONSTRUCTION PERMITS
Portland-area homes New listings (July) 2,942 3,143 4,029 -27.0%
Willamette Valley Multiple listing sales, millions $109.9 $92.1 $131.0 -16.1%
Central Oregon Multiple listing sales, millions $92.7 $93.4 $106.5 -12.9%
New Oregon single-family home permits 508 430 484 5.0%
New Oregon multiple-housing unit permits 178 93 399 -55.4%
FARMING/NATURAL RESOURCES/ENERGY
Wheat price No.1 soft white, at Portland, per bushel (July) $6.75 $7.45 $4.88 38.3%
All farm products, U.S. prices received index (1990-1992=100%) (July) 181 179 138 31.2%
All crops, U.S. prices received index (1990-1992=100%) (July) 207 208 147 40.8%
Livestock, U.S. prices received index (1990-1992=100%) (July) 156 153 132 18.2%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (July) $270 $262 $252 7.1%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,042 926 903 15.4%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (July) 1,485.8 1,443.1 1,478.8 0.5%

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