Portland Metropolitan Area’s Economic Recovery Successes and Ongoing Challenges

Portland Metropolitan Area’s Economic Recovery Successes and Ongoing Challenges

by Amy Vander Vliet

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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,...

2021 Occupational Wage Data Now Available

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by Amy Vander Vliet

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Every year the Oregon Employment Department surveys thousands of Oregon employers to collect information on jobs and salaries. We use their responses to produce...

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

April 2022
Released May 28, 2022
3.7%
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

April 2022
Released May 28, 2022
51,260
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA declined by -1,028 over the last month.
-1,028

Nonfarm Employment

April 2022
Released May 28, 2022
1,212,000
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA rose by 3,500 over the last month.
3,500
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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