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Labor Market Information Center
Overview of the labor market
See an overview of the labor market in South Dakota, including May 2017 labor supply estimates, labor force and nonfarm worker 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.
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 April 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 April 2017 were released May 31 from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). See the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) news release or view the data specifically for South Dakota's MSAs.
May 2017 data for the metro areas will be released June 28, 2017. Historical data back to 1990 for all metro areas nationwide is available to download in a .txt file from BLS website.
Click here to find out when the next data release from LMIC will be.