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May
15

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, South Dakota — 2018

In 2018, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 5.8 percent in South Dakota, significantly lower than the 7.7-percent rate for the nation.

May
10

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – April 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest rose 0.3 percent in April following a gain of 0.6 percent in the prior month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today

Apr
30

Fatal Work Injuries in South Dakota — 2017

Fatal work injuries totaled 30 in 2017 for South Dakota, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

South Dakota Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)461.0 (2)460.9 462.1 463.3 464.2 (p)464.7

Employment(1)

(2)447.4 (2)447.4 448.7 450.0 451.0 (p)451.6

Unemployment(1)

(2)13.6 (2)13.6 13.4 13.3 13.2 (p)13.2

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)2.9 (2)2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 (p)2.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

443.6 445.6 447.8 446.2 446.1 (p)446.1

12-month % change

1.9 2.2 2.5 2.0 1.9 (p)2.6

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

23.9 24.8 25.1 24.5 24.1 (p)24.0

12-month % change

1.7 4.2 4.6 2.9 1.3 (p)3.4

Manufacturing(4)

45.1 45.5 46.2 46.0 46.2 (p)46.0

12-month % change

3.4 3.6 6.0 4.8 5.0 (p)4.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

88.7 88.6 88.1 87.9 88.3 (p)89.5

12-month % change

2.1 2.0 1.4 1.2 1.7 (p)4.1

Information(4)

5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 (p)5.5

12-month % change

-3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 (p)-1.8

Financial Activities(4)

29.2 29.2 29.1 29.1 29.0 (p)29.1

12-month % change

-0.3 -0.3 -0.7 -1.0 -1.4 (p)-0.7

Professional & Business Services(4)

33.5 33.9 34.0 34.2 34.3 (p)33.6

12-month % change

6.0 6.9 6.9 6.2 6.9 (p)5.0

Education & Health Services(4)

73.2 73.6 74.1 74.0 73.8 (p)73.6

12-month % change

1.9 2.5 1.9 1.9 1.7 (p)1.8

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

47.8 48.0 48.7 47.7 47.6 (p)47.4

12-month % change

1.7 2.1 3.4 1.1 0.6 (p)1.3

Other Services(4)

16.8 16.5 16.9 17.3 17.3 (p)17.4

12-month % change

0.6 -1.2 1.2 3.6 3.0 (p)4.2

Government(4)

79.9 80.0 80.1 80.0 80.0 (p)80.0

12-month % change

0.9 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.9 (p)1.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Sioux Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2019
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table May 2019
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2019
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2019
County Employment and Wages in South Dakota — Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2019
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table May 2019
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2019
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, South Dakota — 2018 Unemployment News Release May 2019
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – April 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2019
Fatal Work Injuries in South Dakota — 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2019
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Mar 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Sioux Falls — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Jan 2019
Union Membership Historical Table for South Dakota Employment Table Mar 2019
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Mar 2019
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in South Dakota — Fourth Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Sep 2018
Women’s Earnings In South Dakota — 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018