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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

  December
2019
November
2019
December
2018
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
United States
Labor Force 164,556,000 164,347,000 163,111,000 0.1% 0.9%
Employment 158,803,000 158,536,000 156,825,000 0.2% 1.3%
Unemployment 5,753,000 5,811,000 6,286,000 -1.0% -8.5%
Unemployment Rate 3.5% 3.5% 3.9%    

November
2019
October
2019
November
2018
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
South Dakota
Labor Force 469,700 468,800 461,000 0.2% 1.9%
Employment 455,200 454,600 447,400 0.1% 1.7%
Unemployment 14,600 14,200 13,600 2.8% 7.4%
Unemployment Rate 3.1% 3.0% 2.9%    
South Dakota Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment
Seasonally Adjusted

  November
2019
October
2019
November
2018
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
Total Nonfarm 449,700 449,600 443,600 0.0% 1.4%
Mining, Logging and Construction 24,800 25,000 23,900 -0.8% 3.8%
  Mining and Logging 1,000 1,100 1,000 -9.1% 0.0%
  Construction 23,800 23,900 22,900 -0.4% 3.9%
Manufacturing 45,300 45,700 45,100 -0.9% 0.4%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 90,200 89,900 88,700 0.3% 1.7%
  Wholesale Trade 23,100 23,100 21,700 0.0% 6.5%
  Retail Trade 53,100 53,000 53,700 0.2% -1.1%
  Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 14,000 13,800 13,300 1.4% 5.3%
Information 5,600 5,500 5,500 1.8% 1.8%
Financial Activities 29,200 29,000 29,200 0.7% 0.0%
Professional and Business Services 34,100 34,400 33,500 -0.9% 1.8%
Education and Health Services 74,500 74,300 73,200 0.3% 1.8%
  Educational Services 7,300 7,300 7,300 0.0% 0.0%
  Health Care and Social Assistance 67,200 67,000 65,900 0.3% 2.0%
Leisure and Hospitality 48,300 48,200 47,800 0.2% 1.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 17,500 17,400 16,800 0.6% 4.2%
Government 80,200 80,200 79,900 0.0% 0.4%
  Federal Government 11,100 11,100 11,400 0.0% -2.6%
  State Government 18,400 18,500 18,600 -0.5% -1.1%
  Local Government 50,700 50,600 49,900 0.2% 1.6%
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

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

South Dakota Metro Area Labor Force
Seasonally Adjusted
  November
2019
October
2019
November
2018
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
Rapid City Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 76,000 76,000 74,700 0.0% 1.7%
Employment 73,600 73,500 72,400 0.1% 1.7%
Unemployment 2,500 2,400 2,300 4.2% 8.7%
Unemployment Rate 3.3% 3.2% 3.1%    
Sioux Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 158,600 158,500 152,800 0.1% 3.8%
Employment 154,500 154,500 149,000 0.0% 3.7%
Unemployment 4,100 4,000 3,800 2.5% 7.9%
Unemployment Rate 2.6% 2.5% 2.5%    
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

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