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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

November 2016

 

Overview of South Dakota Labor Market

October 2016 labor force and nonfarm industry employment data is now available online. See an overview of the new data.

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Get a quick synopsis, or snapshot, of the most current data available for numerous closely watched economic indicators. The snapshot was recently enhanced to include comparative data for the month prior. Labor force data for the metro areas was also added.

Labor Market Information Barometer

A real time labor market Information line graph, "LMI Barometer," graphically monitors fluctuations in the state's labor market, comparing the number of South Dakota residents seeking employment with the number of available jobs and the number of New Hires reported, using the most current data possible. See the LMI Barometer.

Seasonally adjusted September labor force data for metro areas available

Seasonally adjusted labor force data for South Dakota's Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) of Rapid City and Sioux Falls for September were released Nov. 2 by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). See the BLS news release or view the data specifically for South Dakota's MSAs.

October 2016 data will be released Nov. 30. Historical data back to 1990 for all metro areas nationwide is available to download in a .txt file from BLS website. For more information about seasonally adjusted labor force data for metropolitan areas, please see the Question and Answer document prepared by BLS.

Release Dates

Find out when the next data release from LMIC will be.

Latest Data Releases

View and print tables of the most current data available, including labor force, nonfarm wage and salaried worker levels by industry, annualized pay, activity levels of the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation and more.

Printable Labor Bulletin

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South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Services

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation provides services for businesses to help them maintain a skilled workforce and handle various labor issues and services for individuals to help them identify opportunities and prepare for and maintain productive employment. DLR has professional staff in 16 offices throughout the state ready to serve your needs. Find the nearest office.

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Release Dates

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