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...

Portland Metro Job Vacancies Reach Record High in 2021

Portland Metro Job Vacancies Reach Record High in 2021

by Amy Vander Vliet

March 31, 2022

Private firms in Portland Metro (Multnomah and Washington counties) were looking to fill a record 28,000 job vacancies at any given time in 2021,...

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

June 2022
Released Aug 10, 2022
3.5%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA declined by 0.1% over the last month.
0.1% PTS

Total Unemployed

June 2022
Released Aug 10, 2022
48,693
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA declined by -1,067 over the last month.
-1,067

Nonfarm Employment

June 2022
Released Aug 10, 2022
1,235,800
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA rose by 11,100 over the last month.
11,100
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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