|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
|January 2015||02/06/15||03/05/2015||03/10/15||Delayed. Please see explanation on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website.|
Other Release Dates
Statewide labor force and nonfarm worker estimates for 2010-2014 have been revised. Statewide estimates for 1990-2009 and substate estimates for 2010-2014 will be revised and published April 21, 2015.
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.
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)
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.