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News Releases:

Nov
15

Fatal Work Injuries in South Dakota — 2017

Fatal work injuries totaled 30 in 2017 for South Dakota, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
22

Women’s Earnings In South Dakota — 2017

In 2017, South Dakota women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $679, or 79.1 percent of the $858 median usual weekly earnings for their male counterparts.

Jun
17

Business Employment Dynamics in South Dakota — Fourth Quarter 2018

From September 2018 to December 2018 gross job gains in South Dakota totaled 22,230, while gross job losses numbered 20,496.

South Dakota Economy at a Glance:

South Dakota
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Data
Dec
2020
Jan
2021
Feb
2021
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)471.6 470.5 472.2 469.0 (p)469.4  

Employment(1)

(r)456.1 456.0 458.1 455.6 (p)456.3  

Unemployment(1)

(r)15.5 14.4 14.1 13.5 (p)13.1  

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.3 3.1 3.0 2.9 (p)2.8  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

431.6 432.0 433.0 435.3 436.2 (p)434.3

12-month % change

-2.4 -2.3 -2.2 -1.2 9.5 (p)7.4

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

25.0 25.1 25.4 25.9 26.2 (p)26.1

12-month % change

0.4 0.4 2.0 4.0 4.4 (p)2.8

Manufacturing(3)

43.6 43.5 43.3 43.5 43.8 (p)44.0

12-month % change

-2.0 -2.2 -2.7 -2.0 2.8 (p)3.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

86.4 85.9 86.4 86.4 86.0 (p)85.4

12-month % change

0.9 -0.1 0.5 0.5 9.6 (p)7.0

Information(3)

4.8 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.7 (p)4.7

12-month % change

-12.7 -10.9 -12.7 -9.3 -6.0 (p)-6.0

Financial Activities(3)

28.6 28.2 28.2 28.2 28.1 (p)28.0

12-month % change

-0.7 -2.1 -2.1 -1.7 0.0 (p)-0.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

32.5 32.2 32.2 32.7 33.0 (p)33.1

12-month % change

-3.0 -3.9 -3.9 -2.7 3.4 (p)2.8

Education & Health Services(3)

74.2 74.1 74.0 74.3 75.0 (p)72.9

12-month % change

0.0 -0.3 -0.8 0.0 6.7 (p)3.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

41.7 42.0 42.6 43.1 43.2 (p)43.8

12-month % change

-13.1 -12.3 -11.1 -6.7 56.0 (p)30.7

Other Services(3)

17.3 17.7 17.6 17.6 17.4 (p)17.1

12-month % change

2.4 4.1 3.5 3.5 13.7 (p)7.5

Government(3)

77.5 78.4 78.5 78.7 78.8 (p)79.2

12-month % change

-3.4 -1.6 -2.0 -1.6 6.6 (p)11.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Sioux Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2019
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Dec 2021
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Dec 2021
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2021
County Employment and Wages in South Dakota — Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2019
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2019
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2019
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, South Dakota — 2018 Unemployment News Release May 2019
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – October 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2019
Fatal Work Injuries in South Dakota — 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2019
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Mar 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Sioux Falls — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2019
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Jan 2019
Union Membership Historical Table for South Dakota Employment Table Mar 2019
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Sep 2019
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2019 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in South Dakota — Fourth Quarter 2018 Employment News Release Sep 2019
Women’s Earnings In South Dakota — 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in South Dakota — Fourth Quarter 2018 Employment News Release Jun 2020
Women’s Earnings In South Dakota — 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2020
Fatal Work Injuries in South Dakota — 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Nov 2021