July ’07 employment and business filing indicators



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All “latest” numbers are for July 2007 unless otherwise noted.Latest MonthPrevious MonthPrevious YearAnnual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands1,833.91,841.71,818.00.9%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands103.498.0103.30.1%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted5.5%5.1%5.4%0.1%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands1,084.31,085.71,070.01.3%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate5.2%4.8%5.2%0.0%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands80.479.977.83.3%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate4.6%4.4%4.2%0.4%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands40.

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate4.7%3.9%5.1%-0.4%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands167.6171.2167.10.3%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate5.5%5.1%5.8%-0.3%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands94.996.993.41.7%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate6.1%5.6%6.0%0.1%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands184.7183.0182.61.2%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate5.4%5.2%5.6%-0.2%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands89.

The Coast; Unemployment rate5.7%5.3%5.9%-0.2%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands132.5129.0133.0-0.4%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate4.7%4.6%4.3%0.4%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands84.085.583.90.1%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate5.6%5.5%6.0%-0.4%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (August)14,06914,62522,827-38.4%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene (August)7,3247,5099,086-19.4%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (August)8,6328,81711,676-26.1%

Oregon online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (August)84777117.8%

Portland online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (August)60534922.2%

New business corporations New filings (August)1,0549771,088-3.1%

Limited liability companies New filings (August)2,2042,0471,98810.9%

Business bankruptcies New filings (August)192323-17.4%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings (August)77873764620.4%

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