June '08 employment and business indicators

June '08 employment and business indicators

All "latest" numbers are for June 2008 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
EMPLOYMENT/BUSINESS LISTINGS
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,848.9 1,835.7 1,840.4 0.5%
Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 107.1 101.4 99.1 8.1%
Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 5.5% 5.6% 5.2% 30.0%
Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands 1,094.5 1,094.7 1,085.8 0.8%
Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate 5.3% 4.9% 4.9% 40.0%
Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 80.7 79.8 79.5 1.5%
Bend MSA; Unemployment rate 6.1% 6.1% 4.5% 160.0%
Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 41.3 41.4 41.0 0.7%
Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate 3.8% 3.4% 4.1% -30.0%
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 172.7 173.0 172.4 0.1%
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate 5.4% 5.2% 5.1% 30.0%
Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 96.7 96.1 96.2 0.5%
Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate 6.7% 6.6% 5.6% 110.0%
Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 183.8 181.1 183.5 0.1%
Salem MSA; Unemployment rate 5.5% 5.2% 5.3% 20.0%
The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 88.6 87.9 0.0 -0.5%
The Coast; Unemployment rate 5.4% 5.3% 5.4% 0.0%
Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 129.4 123.8 128.8 0.4%
Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 6.1% 6.1% 4.7% 140.0%
Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 85.9 83.7 86.5 -0.7%
Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 5.6% 6.0% 5.4% 20.0%
Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (July) 5,450 6,450 14,625 -62.7%
Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (July) 2,923 3,366 8,817 -66.8%
Oregon online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (July) 58 64 77 -24.1%
Portland online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (July) 36 39 53 -31.8%
New business corporations New filings (July) 923 957 970 -4.8%
Limited liability companies New filings (July) 1,952 2,089 2,047 -4.6%
Business bankruptcies New filings (July) 23 27 23 0.0%
Non-business bankruptcies New filings (July) 1,191 1,047 737 61.6%

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