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Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Labor Market Information Center

Economic Snapshot


South Dakota and United States Labor Force
Seasonally Adjusted


January
2021
December
2020
January
2020
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
United States
Labor Force 160,161,000 160,567,000 164,455,000 -0.3% -2.6%
Employment 150,031,000 149,830,000 158,659,000 0.1% -5.4%
Unemployment 10,130,000 10,736,000 5,796,000 -5.6% 74.8%
Unemployment Rate 6.3% 6.7% 3.5%    

December
2020
November
2020
December
2019
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
South Dakota
Labor Force 461,300 461,300 465,800 0.0% -1.0%
Employment 447,400 445,200 450,000 0.5% -0.6%
Unemployment 14,000 16,000 15,800 -12.5% -11.4%
Unemployment Rate 3.0% 3.5% 3.4%    
South Dakota Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment
Seasonally Adjusted

  December
2020
November
2020
December
2019
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
Total Nonfarm 430,300 428,300 443,100 0.5% -2.9%
Mining, Logging and Construction 26,900 26,600 25,100 1.1% 7.2%
  Mining and Logging 1,100 1,100 1,100 0.0% 0.0%
  Construction 25,800 25,500 24,000 1.2% 7.5%
Manufacturing 43,000 42,900 44,000 0.2% -2.3%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 85,300 84,500 86,700 0.9% -1.6%
  Wholesale Trade 20,900 21,000 21,500 -0.5% -2.8%
  Retail Trade 51,600 50,800 50,800 1.6% 1.6%
  Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 12,800 12,700 14,400 0.8% -11.1%
Information 5,100 5,100 5,400 0.0% -5.6%
Financial Activities 29,600 29,500 29,200 0.3% 1.4%
Professional and Business Services 34,200 34,000 33,300 0.6% 2.7%
Education and Health Services 71,800 71,600 73,900 0.3% -2.8%
  Educational Services 7,100 7,300 7,400 -2.7% -4.1%
  Health Care and Social Assistance 64,700 64,300 66,500 0.6% -2.7%
Leisure and Hospitality 40,900 40,400 48,200 1.2% -15.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16,400 16,000 17,100 2.5% -4.1%
Government 77,100 77,700 80,200 -0.8% -3.9%
  Federal Government 11,600 11,600 11,200 0.0% 3.6%
  State Government 16,600 17,200 18,500 -3.5% -10.3%
  Local Government 48,900 48,900 50,500 0.0% -3.2%
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, in cooperation wtih the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

 


South Dakota Metro Area Labor Force
Seasonally Adjusted
  December
2020
November
2020
December
2019
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
Rapid City Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 73,800 73,200 75,500 0.8% -2.3%
Employment 71,300 70,300 72,800 1.4% -2.1%
Unemployment 2,500 2,900 2,700 -13.8% -7.4%
Unemployment Rate 3.4% 3.9% 3.6%    
Sioux Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 152,900 153,200 155,400 -0.2% -1.6%
Employment 148,500 148,100 150,800 0.3% -1.5%
Unemployment 4,400 5,100 4,600 -13.7% -4.3%
Unemployment Rate 2.9% 3.3% 3.0%    
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, in cooperation wtih the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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