Portland Metropolitan Area’s Economic Recovery Successes and Ongoing Challenges

Portland Metropolitan Area’s Economic Recovery Successes and Ongoing Challenges

by Amy Vander Vliet

May 9, 2022

Entering the third year of the pandemic, the Portland Metropolitan Area is well down the road to a full jobs recovery. To date...

Clackamas County Job Vacancies Reach Record High in 2021

Clackamas County Job Vacancies Reach Record High in 2021

by Amy Vander Vliet

April 14, 2022

Private firms in Clackamas County were looking to fill a record 11,000 job vacancies at any given time in 2021; about 6,200 more (+160%) than in...

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Unemployment Rate

August 2022
Released Sep 29, 2022
3.5%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA rose by 0.1% over the last month.
0.1% PTS

Total Unemployed

August 2022
Released Sep 29, 2022
48,605
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA rose by 927 over the last month.
927

Nonfarm Employment

August 2022
Released Sep 29, 2022
1,248,000
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA rose by 3,600 over the last month.
3,600
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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