February 2014 - Minnesota Employment Review

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Labor Market Information Office Service Summary

An honest look at what we’re doing well and what we could improve.

Regionally Significant Occupations in Southeast Minnesota

Southeast Minnesota has some occupations that are very important to their economic health.  This article shows you how to use Location Quotients to evaluate them.

Fun With Statistics

Hover your mouse over any county and see how its manufacturing employment looks for the county and compared to the rest of the state.

Industrial Analysis

An analysis of what industries saw employment growth both from January 2013 to January 2014

Regional Analysis

A regional breakdown of job growth for January 2014

Minnesota Economic Indicators

A comprehensive look at economic indicators for January 2014, including the Minnesota and U.S. Indices.

Consumer Price Index

Information on the U. S. Consumer Price Index for January 2014.

Local Area Unemployment Statistics

The Local Area Unemployment Statistics or LAUS tool provides labor force, employment, and unemployment estimates.

Current Employment Statistics

The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Program, a monthly survey of 5,900 nonfarm employers, provides monthly data on employment by industry. The data offers a snapshot of the health of the economy.