Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Monthly Data

Data Series June
2015
June
2014
Percent
Change
Labor Force Data (seasonally adjusted)

South Dakota

Labor Force 455,600 448,300 1.6%
Employment 438,300 433,300 1.2%
Unemployment 17,400 15,000 16.0%
Unemployment Rate 3.8% 3.4%  

United States

Labor Force 157,037,000 155,700,000 0.9%
Employment 148,739,000 146,247,000 1.7%
Unemployment 8,299,000 9,453,000 -12.2%
Unemployment Rate 5.3% 6.1%  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment (seasonally adjusted)

Total Nonfarm 433,100 423,300 2.3%
Mining, Logging & Construction 23,000 22,100 4.1%
Manufacturing 44,300 42,100 5.2%
Wholesale Trade 20,900 20,800 0.5%
Retail Trade 52,900 52,000 1.7%
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 12,700 13,000 -2.3%
Information 5,900 6,100 -3.3%
Financial Activities 30,300 29,500 2.7%
Professional & Business Services 30,600 30,400 0.7%
Educational & Health Services 70,900 68,400 3.7%
Leisure & Hospitality 46,800 45,100 3.8%
Other Services 16,300 15,800 3.2%
Government 78,500 78,000 0.6%
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 23,299 21,063 10.6%

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


Annual Data
  United States South Dakota
  2014 2013 % Change 2014 2013 % Growth
National Rank in % Growth
Population 318,857,056  316,497,531 0.7% 853,175 845,510 0.9% 16
Per Capital Personal Income  $46,129 $ 44,765 3.0%  $46,345  $ 46,039 0.7% 49
Gross Domestic Product
 $17,316,314  $16,665,215 3.9%  $ 45,867  $ 44,673 2.7% 37

Sources:
Population - U.S. Census Bureau
Per Capita Personal Income - Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Gross Domestic Product - Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce.

 


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