Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Oregon Fast Facts on Employment

Today is "Impress your Friend or Colleague with Interesting Employment Data" Day! Well maybe not exactly, but if there were such a day here are some Fast Facts that you could impress them with. Did you know that...
  • Oregon's 9.4 percent unemployment rate in June ranked 15th highest nationwide.
  • In June, the number of unemployed Oregonians dropped by 16,629 (-7.8%) from the previous year.
  • Oregon's government employment dropped 2.7 percent over the year, ranking 31st among the states.

You can check out more interesting facts about Oregon's employment in the full edition of Fast Facts. To be added to the list of subscribers of the monthly local news release, sign up on our Publications page!

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