November 2013 - Minnesota Employment Review

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Jobs, Hours, and Pay

Minnesota employers had to cut labor costs to survive the recession.  Are we recovering from these cuts as well as from the recession?  What does the Current Employment Statistics Program have to say about this?

City to City: Economic Recovery in the Twin Cities

Four years after the end of the Great Recession, Minnesota has regained all private sector jobs lost. The region driving the job gains, especially over-the-year increases in 2013, is the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro. 

Fun With Statistics

Hover your mouse pointer over a bubble and find out the average weekly wage for the county the bubble represents.

Industrial Analysis

An analysis of what industries saw employment growth from October 2012 - October 2013.

Regional Analysis

A regional breakdown of job growth for October 2013.

Minnesota Economic Indicators

A comprehensive look at economic indicators for October 2013, including the Minnesota and U.S. index and more.

Consumer Price Index

Information on Minnesota's consumer price index for October 2013.

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.