Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

United States and South Dakota Labor Force


Seasonally Adjusted

  September 2017   September 2016
Area Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate
United States 161,146,000 154,345,000 6,801,000 4.2% 159,830,000 151,926,000 7,904,000 4.9%
South Dakota 458,700 442,900 15,800 3.4% 454,000 440,800 13,200 2.9%
Note: 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.
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