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Oregon's Rate Above Nation's
Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The most recent monthly unemployment rate figures for the U.S., Oregon and all local labor market areas is available here.
U.S. Local Area Unemployment Statistics
Unemployment information for the U.S. or for other states or metropolitan areas can be found at the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Local Area Unemployment Statistics home page.
Unemployment Rate Rankings in Metropolitan Areas
All six of Oregon's metropolitan areas experienced improvements in their unemployment rates over the year.
Key Workforce Challenges: Younger Workers Damaged by Recession
Unemployment remains desperately high among the youngest workers, even as fewer of them participate in the labor force.
Alternative Measures of the Unemployment Rate
How high is unemployment? It depends, of course, on which definition of 'unemployment' is being used.
A Look at How Oregon's Unemployment Rate is Calculated
The unemployment rate is a simple concept that involves sophisticated methodology.
Labor Force & Unemployment by Area
A data sheet that provides the most recent monthly estimated labor force, employment, unemployment, and unemployment rates for the U.S., Oregon, and labor market areas within the state.
Monthly Employment in Oregon Press Release
The latest update on the state of employment and unemployment in Oregon.
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