June ’06 employment and business filing indicators



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All “latest” numbers are for June 2006 unless otherwise noted.Latest MonthPrevious MonthPrevious YearAnnual Change
Employment/business filings
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands1,800.11,780.61,754.82.6%

Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands103.5100.2118.4-12.6%

Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted5.4%5.6%6.3%-0.9%

Portland/Van. MSA; Employed Six counties, thousands1,052.01,053.61,026.12.5%

Portland/Van. MSA; Unemployment rate5.3%5.0%6.2%-0.9%

Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands74.373.071.24.3%

Bend MSA; Unemployment rate4.2%4.2%5.2%-1.0%

Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands40.740.840.40.6%

Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate4.8%4.6%5.1%-0.3%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands166.0166.6163.81.4%

Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate5.6%5.4%6.4%-0.8%

Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands95.

Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate5.7%5.4%6.3%-0.6%

Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands182.8175.1179.41.9%

Salem MSA; Unemployment rate5.5%5.5%6.4%-0.9%

The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands90.389.487.43.3%

The Coast; Unemployment rate5.6%5.6%6.8%-1.2%

Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands122.4115.4119.22.7%

Central Oregon; Unemployment rate4.6%4.8%5.5%-0.9%

Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands84.481.883.11.6%

Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate6.3%6.7%7.8%-1.5%

Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland22,14324,25425,021-11.5%

Help wanted ad count The Register-Guard, Eugene8,9889,5478,5215.5%

Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend11,60511,837NANA

New business corporations New filings1,1211,1451,165-3.8%

Limited liability companies New filings2,0852,1492,0054.0%

Business bankruptcies New filings252383-69.9%

Non-business bankruptcies New filings6655762,215-70.0%

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