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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

January 2023


Industry or occupation: just semantics?

The terms "industry" and "occupation" are commonly used in labor market information. Are they interchangeable? Read this month's cover article to learn about the definitional importance of these terms in using the most pertinent workforce data for the purpose at hand.

Overview of South Dakota Labor Market

See an overview of the labor market in South Dakota based on the most current data available, December 2022.

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Get a quick synopsis, or snapshot, of the most current data available for numerous closely watched economic indicators.

Latest Workforce Data Available

View tables of the most recent labor market data available, including labor force and unemployment rates, nonfarm worker levels and more.

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Services

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation provides services for businesses to help them maintain a skilled workforce and handle various labor issues and services for individuals to help them identify opportunities and prepare for and maintain productive employment. DLR has professional staff in 16 job service offices throughout the state ready to serve your needs. Find the nearest Job Service office.

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Release Dates

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