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News Releases:

Mar
20

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2019

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $30.48 per hour in the South to $39.37 in the West during December 2019.

Mar
11

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – February 2020

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.3 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
06

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, South Dakota — 2019

In 2019, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 5.7 percent in South Dakota, significantly lower than the 7.2-percent rate for the nation.

South Dakota Economy at a Glance:

South Dakota
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Oct
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Dec
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Feb
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)465.5 (r)465.9 (r)465.9 (r)465.8 466.5 (p)467.1

Employment(1)

(r)449.8 (r)450.1 (r)450.1 (r)450.0 450.7 (p)451.5

Unemployment(1)

(r)15.7 (r)15.8 (r)15.8 (r)15.8 15.8 (p)15.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.4 (r)3.4 (r)3.4 (r)3.4 3.4 (p)3.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

441.1 442.5 442.5 443.1 444.0 (p)444.1

12-month % change

0.4 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 (p)0.9

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

25.0 24.9 24.8 25.1 25.4 (p)25.6

12-month % change

3.3 2.9 2.1 3.7 3.7 (p)5.8

Manufacturing(3)

44.8 44.1 44.0 44.0 44.1 (p)43.9

12-month % change

0.0 -1.6 -2.2 -2.4 -2.4 (p)-2.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

85.5 86.1 86.3 86.7 86.4 (p)86.3

12-month % change

-1.3 -0.6 -0.3 0.2 -0.5 (p)0.0

Information(3)

5.5 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.5 (p)5.5

12-month % change

0.0 -3.6 -1.8 -3.6 0.0 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

28.9 29.1 29.3 29.2 29.1 (p)29.2

12-month % change

-1.0 -0.3 0.3 -0.3 0.0 (p)0.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

33.3 33.8 33.5 33.3 33.5 (p)33.7

12-month % change

2.5 4.0 2.8 2.5 2.4 (p)2.7

Education & Health Services(3)

73.7 74.1 74.2 73.9 74.4 (p)74.5

12-month % change

1.2 1.8 1.8 1.0 1.6 (p)1.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

47.3 47.6 47.7 48.2 48.5 (p)48.5

12-month % change

-0.2 0.6 1.1 1.7 2.1 (p)2.8

Other Services(3)

16.9 17.2 17.2 17.1 17.0 (p)17.0

12-month % change

0.6 2.4 2.4 1.8 1.8 (p)1.8

Government(3)

80.2 80.2 80.1 80.2 80.1 (p)79.9

12-month % change

0.9 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4 (p)0.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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 Mar 2020
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2020
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2020
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2020
County Employment and Wages in South Dakota — Second Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2019
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2020
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, South Dakota — 2019 Unemployment News Release Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – February 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2020
Fatal Work Injuries in South Dakota — 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2020
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Midwest Economy – Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Sioux Falls — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2019
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Mar 2020
Union Membership Historical Table for South Dakota Employment Table Feb 2020
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Feb 2020
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2019 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2020
Business Employment Dynamics in South Dakota — Fourth Quarter 2018 Employment News Release Sep 2019
Women’s Earnings In South Dakota — 2018 Pay News Release Jan 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018