Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries December
2017
November
2017
December
2016
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 436,300 437,400 433,200 -0.3% 0.7%
Total Private 354,600 355,500 352,700 -0.3% 0.5%
Goods Producing 65,600 67,100 63,500 -2.2% 3.3%
Service Providing 370,700 370,300 369,700 0.1% 0.3%
Private Service Providing 289,000 288,400 289,200 0.2% -0.1%
Mining/Logging/Construction 22,800 24,600 22,400 -7.3% 1.8%
Mining and Logging 1,000 1,000 900 0.0% 11.1%
Construction 21,800 23,600 21,500 -7.6% 1.4%
   Construction of Buildings 5,700 6,100 5,600 -6.6% 1.8%
  Heavy/Civil Engineering Construction 3,500 4,200 3,400 -16.7% 2.9%
   Speciality Trade Contractors 12,600 13,300 12,500 -5.3% 0.8%
Manufacturing 42,800 42,500 41,100 0.7% 4.1%
   Durable Goods 27,700 27,500 26,500 0.7% 4.5%
   Non-Durable Goods 15,100 15,000 14,600 0.7% 3.4%
Trade, Transportation & Utilities 88,000 87,400 89,900 0.7% -2.1%
   Wholesale Trade 20,900 20,800 21,300 0.5% -1.9%
   Retail Trade 52,800 52,200 54,800 1.2% -3.7%
   Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 14,300 14,400 13,800 -0.7% 3.6%
Information 5,900 6,000 5,900 -1.7% 0.0%
Financial Activities 30,000 29,800 29,900 0.7% 0.3%
Professional Business Services 31,700 31,300 31,500 1.3% 0.6%
Education/Health Service 72,500 72,500 71,700 0.0% 1.1%
   Educational Services 8,000 8,000 7,900 0.0% 1.3%
   Health Care/Social Assistance 64,500 64,500 63,800 0.0% 1.1%
      Hospitals 25,100 24,900 24,800 0.8% 1.2%
Leisure/Hospitality 44,800 45,100 44,400 -0.7% 0.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16,100 16,300 15,900 -1.2% 1.3%
Government 81,700 81,900 80,500 -0.2% 1.5%
   Federal Government 11,800 11,700 11,900 0.9% -0.8%
   State Goverment 18,900 19,300 19,000 -2.1% -0.5%
State Education 10,100 10,500 10,100 -3.8% 0.0%
   Local Government 51,000 50,900 49,600 0.2% 2.8%
Local Education 27,700 27,800 27,300 -0.4% 1.5%
Notes: 2017 data is preliminary and subject to revision. Data may not sum to totals because of rounding.
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. Produced in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Access historical South Dakota nonfarm wage and salaried worker data.
See the definition of nonfarm wage and salaried workers.
See technical notes about nonfarm worker estimates.