Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

United States and South Dakota Labor Force


Seasonally Adjusted

  December 2017   December 2016
Area Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate
United States 160,597,000 154,021,000 6,576,000 4.1% 159,736,000 152,233,000 7,502,000 4.7%
South Dakota 459,800 443,700 16,100 3.5% 454,000 440,900 13,100 2.9%
Note: 2017 data is preliminary and subject to revision. Data may not sum to totals because of rounding.
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. Produced in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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