Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Monthly Data

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

South Dakota

Labor Force 452,700 448,500 0.9%
Employment 438,000 432,400 1.3%
Unemployment 14,700 16,100 -8.7%
Unemployment Rate 3.3% 3.6%  

United States

Labor Force 156,397,000 155,284,000 0.7%
Employment 147,287,000 144,443,000 2.0%
Unemployment 9,110,000 10,841,000 -16.0%
Unemployment Rate 5.8% 7.0%  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment (seasonally adjusted)

Total Nonfarm 421,100 418,100 0.7%
Mining, Logging & Construction 21,400 21,300 0.5%
Manufacturing 43,200 41,400 4.3%
Wholesale Trade 20,900 19,700 6.1%
Retail Trade 50,600 51,300 -1.4%
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 12,400 12,400 0.0%
Information 6,300 6,200 1.6%
Financial Activities 29,900 30,000 -0.3%
Professional & Business Services 30,200 29,700 1.7%
Educational & Health Services 67,700 68,300 -0.9%
Leisure & Hospitality 43,400 44,400 -2.3%
Other Services 16,700 15,900 5.0%
Government 78,400 77,500 1.2%
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 15,620 12,230 27.7%

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