Oregon Unemployment Rates Information

Unemployment Rates In Oregon

Oregon’s unemployment rate as of February 2014 is 6.9 percent, which is the lowest since the months leading up to the Great Recession. The national rate for unemployment is 6.7 percent.

In Oregon there is an employment of 1,795.8 and unemployment of 132.7. The Civilian Labor Force is 1,928.4

*Data in number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted as of February 2014.

The unemployment rate has steadily decreased since September 2013. You may see the fluctuation of the unemployment rate through the months below:

  • September 2013: 7.6 percent
  • October 2013: 7.4 percent
  • November 2013: 7.3 percent
  • December 2013: 7.1 percent
  • January 2014: 7.0 percent
  • February 2014: 6.9 percent

*All data in percentage. It reflects revised population controls, model re-estimation and new seasonally adjustment.

In terms of employment areas, these are the latest statistics regarding nonfarm wage and salary employment (February 2014):

  • Total Nonfarm: 1,702.0 with 2.6 12-month percent change.
  • Mining and Logging: 7.8 with 4.0 12-month percent change.
  • Construction: 78.2 with 9.8 12-month percent change.
  • Manufacturing: 177.7 with 2.0 12-month percent change.
  • Trade, Transportation and Utilities: 323.8 with 2.6 12-month percent change.
  • Information: 32.0 with -0.3 12-month percent change.
  • Financial Activities: 91.1 with 0.2 12-month percent change.
  • Professional and Business Services: 214.5 with 4.5 12-month percent change.
  • Education and Health Services: 245.1 with 1.5 12-month percent change.
  • Leisure and Hospitality: 178.9 with 2.8 12-month percent change.
  • Other Services: 59.9 with 3.5 12-month percent change.
  • Government: 293.0 with 1.4 12-month percent change.

* Data provided by The Bureau of Labor Statistics, preliminary, number of jobs in thousands, seasonally adjusted.

If you have any questions, contact the Bureau of Labor Statistics at 202-691-6378 for National Labor Force Data. You also contact the Department of Labor at 202-693-3032 or the Unemployment Service Center at 525-1500, if you live inside the Oklahoma City (OKC) calling area, or 1-800-555-1554 if you live outside the OKC calling area.

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