Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

United States and South Dakota Labor Force


Seasonally Adjusted

  December 2018   December 2017
Area Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate
United States 163,240,000 156,945,000 6,294,000 3.9% 160,636,000 154,065,000 6,572,000 4.1%
South Dakota 460,000 446,400 13,500 2.9% 456,300 440,700 15,600 3.4%
Note: 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.
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