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If you're looking for information on employment, unemployment, wages, and more, these Labor Market Information resources can help.

Current Economic Highlights

Find out how Minnesota’s labor market is performing on a number of job and employment-related fronts.

Data Release Schedule

Find scheduled dates for release of employment and unemployment data.

Local Area Unemployment Statistics

Get labor force, employment and unemployment estimates for your region of Minnesota.

Job Vacancy Survey

The Job Vacancy Survey data tool shows the number of job openings, typical wage offers, and typical education requirements by occupation and industry, by region and statewide.

Employment Outlook

The Employment Outlook data tool shows one-year and ten-year projections of employment growth or decline by occupation and industry for Minnesota's regions, statewide, and for the U.S.

Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

The OEWS data tool shows employment estimates and typical wages by occupation and region in Minnesota. This information can help employers set wages and can help job seekers and students explore careers.

Cost of Living

Find the cost of basic needs for various family sizes, for each county and region in Minnesota.

Regional Labor Markets

Explore your region's labor market. Find comprehensive Regional Profiles and County Profiles you can download in PDF, as well as links to articles and data tools. Or contact your regional analyst.

LMI Help

Browse our labor market experts, including regional analysts, plus areas of specialty with information on career exploration tools and resources on the economy and labor market in Minnesota.

Minnesota Economic Trends

Read expert analysis of the state’s labor market, industries, and economy.

Minnesota Employment Review

Read our monthly publication that examines market conditions and key economic indicators statewide.

Local Look Blogs

Each month, DEED's Regional Analysis & Outreach unit produces a series of blogs exploring local labor market information. Contact your regional analyst for more information

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