South Dakota's non-farm payroll employees unchanged since September


South Dakota reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of October was 452,100, roughly the same as the previous month, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

South Dakota reported 451,900 workers on non-farm payrolls in September.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls in South Dakota (October vs. September 2019)
Metropolitan Statistical Area
October 2019 (In thousands)
September 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change
Rapid City
70
71
-1.4
Sioux Falls
164.2
163.6
0.4
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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