Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Nonfarm Worker Levels

 

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Industries December
2018
November
2018
December
2017
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
TOTAL 444,700 445,600 435,400 -0.2% 2.1%
Total Private 363,200 363,900 354,500 -0.2% 2.5%
Goods Producing 70,200 70,600 66,500 -0.6% 5.6%
Service Providing 374,500 375,000 368,900 -0.1% 1.5%
Private Service Providing 293,000 293,300 288,000 -0.1% 1.7%
Mining/Logging/Construction 24,600 25,200 22,300 -2.4% 10.3%
Mining and Logging 900 900 900 0.0% 0.0%
Construction 23,700 24,300 21,400 -2.5% 10.8%
  Construction of Buildings 5,800 5,800 5,400 0.0% 7.4%
  Heavy/Civil Engineering Construction 3,500 4,100 3,100 -14.6% 12.9%
  Speciality Trade Contractors 14,400 14,400 12,900 0.0% 11.6%
Manufacturing 45,600 45,400 44,200 0.4% 3.2%
  Durable Goods 29,100 28,900 28,300 0.7% 2.8%
  Non-Durable Goods 16,500 16,500 15,900 0.0% 3.8%
Trade, Transportation & Utilities 88,100 88,500 86,800 -0.5% 1.5%
  Wholesale Trade 21,900 21,900 20,400 0.0% 7.4%
  Retail Trade 52,200 52,500 52,800 -0.6% -1.1%
  Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 14,000 14,100 13,600 -0.7% 2.9%
Information 5,600 5,700 5,700 -1.8% -1.8%
Financial Activities 29,500 29,300 29,500 0.7% 0.0%
Professional Business Services 34,900 34,400 31,600 1.5% 10.4%
Education/Health Service 73,400 72,700 73,500 1.0% -0.1%
  Educational Services 7,800 7,600 7,900 2.6% -1.3%
  Health Care/Social Assistance 65,600 65,100 65,600 0.8% 0.0%
    Hospitals 26,300 26,200 25,500 0.4% 3.1%
Leisure/Hospitality 44,800 45,500 44,200 -1.5% 1.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16,700 17,200 16,700 -2.9% 0.0%
Government 81,500 81,700 80,900 -0.2% 0.7%
  Federal Government 11,400 11,300 11,300 0.9% 0.9%
  State Government 19,000 19,400 19,100 -2.1% -0.5%
    State Education 10,200 10,600 10,200 -3.8% 0.0%
  Local Government 51,100 51,000 50,500 0.2% 1.2%
    Local Education 28,200 28,200 27,800 0.0% 1.4%
Notes: 2018 data is preliminary and subject to revision. Data may not sum to totals because of rounding.
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. Produced in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Access historical South Dakota nonfarm wage and salaried worker data.
See the definition of nonfarm wage and salaried workers.
See technical notes about nonfarm worker estimates.