June ’07 employment and business filing indicators



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All “latest” numbers are for June 2007 unless otherwise noted.Latest MonthPrevious MonthPrevious YearAnnual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands1,841.71,821.51,811.21.7%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands98.090.7103.8-5.5%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted5.1%5.0%5.4%-0.3%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands1,085.71,084.51,066.21.8%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate4.8%4.5%5.2%-0.4%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands79.978.477.03.8%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate4.4%4.1%4.4%0.0%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands42.141.841.02.6%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate3.9%3.4%4.8%-0.9%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands171.2170.9169.11.3%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate5.1%4.7%5.6%-0.5%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands96.996.594.92.1%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate5.6%5.0%5.8%-0.2%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands183.0178.8179.91.7%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate5.2%5.0%5.7%-0.5%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands89.187.688.60.6%

The Coast; Unemployment rate5.3%5.0%5.9%-0.6%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands129.0121.9125.62.7%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate4.6%4.5%4.7%-0.1%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands85.583.284.70.9%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate5.5%5.4%6.2%-0.7%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (July)14,62514,93322,789-35.8%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene (July)7,5097,7689,106-17.5%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (July)8,8179,07611,933-26.1%

Oregon online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (July)77856517.4%

Portland online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (July)53594712.7%

New business corporations New filings (July)9771,0219433.6%

Limited liability companies New filings (July)2,0472,1771,8928.2%

Business bankruptcies New filings (July)232724-4.2%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings (July)73775255832.1%

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