Southwestern Oregon Economic Indicators May 2021 (April 2021 Data)

Here are the indicators for this month. Coos County lost 70 jobs in April, Curry was mainly unchanged. Douglas County lost 160 jobs in April. The unemployment rate has held to nearly the same as March.



Some articles that might be of interest to you:

The COVID Recession Wreaks Havoc with Hours and Earnings, by David Cooke

Long-Term Unemployment is Rising in Pandemic Recession, by Jessica Nelson

The Pandemic Push on Part-time Employment, by Christopher Rich

Measuring the Pulse of Oregon Households amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, by Damon Runberg


If you are in need of any type of labor market information please feel free to reach out.


Take care of yourself,


Polly

Polly Farrimond | Workforce Analyst, Economist | Oregon Employment Department

Jackson, Josephine, Lake, Klamath, Coos, Curry and Douglas Counties

541-414-5325 | polly.a.farrimond@oregon.gov

Pronouns: she, her

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