|Reference Month of Data||Release of U.S. Data||Release of Statewide
Labor Force & Nonfarm Worker Data
|Release of all
Seasonally Adjusted Labor Force Data for Metropolitan Areas
Release of benchmarked data in the online data retrieval systems
Revised annual labor force data for 2009-2013 for all geographic areas within South Dakota will be released in our online data retrieval systems on April 18, 2014. Revised statewide data has already been released.
The data is being revised because of regularly scheduled benchmarking of the data. For more information, see " benchmarking" on our Definitions page.
Links to Data on Release Dates
The following are links to where each release of data can be found on our website on the date indicated (by 9 a.m. that day unless otherwise noted below).
U.S. data - What's New Web page
Statewide labor force & nonfarm worker data - Overview Web page
All monthly data and South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin - e-Labor Bulletin Web page
Seasonally adjusted labor force data for metropolitan areas - What's New Web page (with links to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website for data; available by 3 p.m.)
Please note: Each year, there is a lag in the publication of January estimates due to data benchmarking, which is a time-consuming but important process to ensure accuracy of data. For more information on benchmarking, please visit our technical notes page.