Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Monthly Data

Data Series September
2014
September
2013
Percent
Change
Labor Force Data (seasonally adjusted)

South Dakota

Labor Force 450,500 448,300 0.5%
Employment 435,000 431,600 0.8%
Unemployment 15,500 16,700 -7.2%
Unemployment Rate 3.4% 3.7%  

United States

Labor Force 155,862,000 155,473,000 0.3%
Employment 146,600,000 144,270,000 1.6%
Unemployment 9,262,000 11,203,000 -17.3%
Unemployment Rate 5.9% 7.2%  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment (seasonally adjusted)

Total Nonfarm 420,500 418,500 0.5%
Mining, Logging & Construction 21,600 21,500 0.5%
Manufacturing 42,700 41,400 3.1%
Wholesale Trade 21,100 19,900 6.0%
Retail Trade 50,000 51,200 -2.3%
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 12,700 12,400 2.4%
Information 6,200 6,000 3.3%
Financial Activities 30,100 29,900 0.7%
Professional & Business Services 30,100 29,400 2.4%
Educational & Health Services 67,400 67,800 -0.6%
Leisure & Hospitality 43,300 44,700 -3.1%
Other Services 16,400 16,000 2.5%
Government 78,900 78,300 0.8%
Preliminary data; subject to revision. The published unemployment rate presented above may not equal the percentage calculated using the published unemployed and labor force figures presented above due to rounding.
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
New Hires reported to the Division of Unemployment Insurance
New Hires 17,216 17,352 -0.8%

Source: Unemployment Insurance Division, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

Annual Data
  United States South Dakota
  2013 2012 % Change 2013 2012 % Growth
National Rank in % Growth
Population 316,128,839 313,873,685 0.7% 844,877 834,047 1.3% 6
Per Capital Personal Income $44,543 $43,735 1.8% $45,558 $45,381 0.4% 50
Gross Domestic Product

$15,526,715
$15,245,906 1.8% $41,142 $39,906 3.1% 9
 

Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184