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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

June 2019


Census 2020: Why it's so important

Is it really that important everyone participates in the 2020 census? Yes, it is! Read why in this month's Labor Bulletin article, "2020 Decennial Census: What's the big deal?."

Overview of South Dakota Labor Market

See an overview of the labor market in South Dakota based on May 2019 workforce data.

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Get a quick synopsis, or snapshot, of the most current data available for numerous closely watched economic indicators.

Comprehensive Summary of 2018 Employment Data Available

A comprehensive summary of employment in 2018 from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program is now available. This annual summary includes data and analysis on employment levels and numbers of establishments by industry group, including narrative analysis. The summary also includes data on employment by employer size, county and metro area data. See the 2018 QCEW Summary.

Employment projections for metro areas and balance of state

Iindustry and occupational employment projections to 2026 were just released for the state’s two metro areas, Sioux Falls and Rapid City, plus the balance of state area (the rest of the state). Download the industry employment projections or the occupational employment projections in either Excel or Adobe PDF format. In the coming weeks, this sub-state area projections data will be available within the virtual labor market data system.

Latest Data Releases

View and print tables of the most current data available, including labor force, nonfarm wage and salaried worker levels by industry, annualized pay, activity levels of the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation and more.

Printable Labor Bulletin

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South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Services

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation provides services for businesses to help them maintain a skilled workforce and handle various labor issues and services for individuals to help them identify opportunities and prepare for and maintain productive employment. DLR has professional staff in 16 job service offices throughout the state ready to serve your needs. Find the nearest job service office.

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Release Dates

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