Recent Trends in Portland’s High-Tech Sector

Recent Trends in Portland’s High-Tech Sector

by Brandon Schrader

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From the computers we use to the software that makes virtual meetings possible, high-tech businesses are playing a vital role in the modern economy....

Seven Percent of Jobs in Washington County Pay Minimum Wage

Seven Percent of Jobs in Washington County Pay Minimum Wage

by Brandon Schrader

July 1, 2020

On July 1 st the minimum wage increased across Oregon which always inspires questions on how many jobs will be affected by the change....

Portland Metropolitan Area Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance

Portland Metropolitan Area Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance

by Amy Vander Vliet

June 25, 2020

In the week ending June 20, 2020, the Oregon Employment Department processed 6,273 initial claims for unemployment insurance filed by...

Travel Spending in Oregon, Portland Region, and Clackamas County Continue to Grow

Travel Spending in Oregon, Portland Region, and Clackamas County Continue to Grow

by Lynn Wallis

January 28, 2020

Direct travel spending in Oregon was $12.3 billion in 2018, up from $8.7 billion (in current dollars) in 2010.  An...

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

September 2020
Released Oct 23, 2020
8.0%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA declined by 0.9% over the last month.
0.9% PTS

Total Unemployed

September 2020
Released Oct 23, 2020
103,582
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA declined by -13,434 over the last month.
-13,434

Nonfarm Employment

September 2020
Released Oct 23, 2020
1,127,000
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA rose by 3,000 over the last month.
3,000
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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