reat Labor Market Information Center - Economic Snapshot

Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Labor Market Information Center

Economic Snapshot


South Dakota and United States Labor Force
Seasonally Adjusted

  November
2019
October
2019
November
2018
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
United States
Labor Force 164,404,000 164,364,000 162,821,000 0.0% 1.0%
Employment 158,593,000 158,510,000 156,803,000 0.1% 1.1%
Unemployment 5,811,000 5,855,000 6,018,000 -0.8% -3.4%
Unemployment Rate 3.5% 3.6% 3.7%    

October
2019
September
2019
October
2018
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
South Dakota
Labor Force 468,800 468,000 460,900 0.2% 1.7%
Employment 454,600 454,000 447,300 0.1% 1.6%
Unemployment 14,200 14,000 13,600 1.4% 4.4%
Unemployment Rate 3.0% 3.0% 2.9%    
South Dakota Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment
Seasonally Adjusted

  October
2019
September
2019
October
2018
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
Total Nonfarm 449,500 448,600 441,300 0.2% 1.9%
Mining, Logging and Construction 24,900 24,900 24,000 0.0% 3.8%
  Mining and Logging 1,100 1,000 1,000 10.0% 10.0%
  Construction 23,800 23,900 23,000 -0.4% 3.5%
Manufacturing 45,800 46,100 44,800 -0.7% 2.2%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 90,200 89,800 86,900 0.4% 3.8%
  Wholesale Trade 23,200 23,000 21,200 0.9% 9.4%
  Retail Trade 53,000 53,000 52,300 0.0% 1.3%
  Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 14,000 13,800 13,400 1.4% 4.5%
Information 5,500 5,600 5,600 -1.8% -1.8%
Financial Activities 29,000 28,900 29,100 0.3% -0.3%
Professional and Business Services 34,200 33,800 33,100 1.2% 3.3%
Education and Health Services 74,000 74,000 73,300 0.0% 1.0%
  Educational Services 7,200 7,200 7,300 0.0% -1.4%
  Health Care and Social Assistance 66,800 66,800 66,000 0.0% 1.2%
Leisure and Hospitality 48,400 47,900 47,700 1.0% 1.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 17,400 17,300 16,900 0.6% 3.0%
Government 80,100 80,300 79,900 -0.2% 0.3%
  Federal Government 11,100 11,000 11,300 0.9% -1.8%
  State Government 18,400 18,600 18,600 -1.1% -1.1%
  Local Government 50,600 50,700 50,000 -0.2% 1.2%
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

 

 

 

 


 

 

South Dakota Metro Area Labor Force
Seasonally Adjusted
  October
2019
September
2019
October
2018
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
Rapid City Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 76,000 75,900 74,600 0.1% 1.9%
Employment 73,500 73,500 72,300 0.0% 1.7%
Unemployment 2,400 2,400 2,300 0.0% 4.3%
Unemployment Rate 3.2% 3.2% 3.1%    
Sioux Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 158,500 158,200 152,800 0.2% 3.7%
Employment 154,400 154,300 149,000 0.1% 3.6%
Unemployment 4,000 3,900 3,800 2.6% 5.3%
Unemployment Rate 2.5% 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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