Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Monthly Data

Data Series July
2014
July
2013
Percent
Change
Labor Force Data (seasonally adjusted)

South Dakota

Labor Force 451,800 448,600 0.7%
Employment 435,300 431,400 0.9%
Unemployment 16,600 17,300 -4.0%
Unemployment Rate 3.7% 3.8%  

United States

Labor Force 156,023,000 155,693,000 0.2%
Employment 146,352,000 144,285,000 1.4%
Unemployment 9,671,000 11,408,000 -15.2%
Unemployment Rate 6.2% 7.3%  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment (seasonally adjusted)

Total Nonfarm 421,600 417,100 1.1%
Mining, Logging & Construction 22,100 21,600 2.3%
Manufacturing 42,600 41,500 2.7%
Wholesale Trade 20,700 20,000 3.5%
Retail Trade 51,300 51,000 0.6%
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 12,500 12,600 -0.8%
Information 6,300 6,000 5.0%
Financial Activities 30,000 29,800 0.7%
Professional & Business Services 30,900 29,400 5.1%
Educational & Health Services 67,400 67,900 -0.7%
Leisure & Hospitality 43,700 44,700 -2.2%
Other Services 16,000 16,000 0.0%
Government 78,100 76,600 2.0%
Preliminary data; subject to revision. The published unemployment rate presented above may not equal the percentage calculated using the published unemployed and labor force figures presented above due to rounding.
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
New Hires reported to the Division of Unemployment Insurance
New Hires 18,824 19,453 -3.2%

Source: Unemployment Insurance Division, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

Annual Data
  United States South Dakota
  2013 2012 % Change 2013 2012 % Growth
National Rank in % Growth
Population 316,128,839 313,873,685 0.7% 844,877 834,047 1.3% 6
Per Capital Personal Income $44,543 $43,735 1.8% $45,558 $45,381 0.4% 50
Gross Domestic Product

$15,526,715
$15,245,906 1.8% $41,142 $39,906 3.1% 9
 

Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184