Employment in South Coast: April 2022
Leisure and Hospitality Shows Largest Job Gain Over the Year

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Coos County total payroll employment fell by 70 jobs in April. Job losses were estimated in
local government education (-90); professional and business services (-30); and
transportation, warehousing, and utilities (-20). General merchandise stores (-20) and local government excluding education and tribal (-20) also shed a few jobs over the month.

The only notable gain was in leisure and hospitality, up by 100 jobs.

Coos County total payroll employment fell by 350 jobs over the past year. The largest drop was
in professional and business services which lost 270 jobs. Transportation, warehousing, and
utilities (-40); private education and health services (-30); and construction (-30) also showed
job losses since April 2021. Leisure and hospitality (+140); retail trade (+60); and other
services (+20) gained jobs over the year.

Curry County payroll employment was little changed in April. Leisure and hospitality gained
50 jobs while employment declined by 20 in mining, logging, and construction.
Over the past year, Curry County payroll employment rose by 60 jobs. Gains were estimated in
leisure and hospitality (+80); retail trade (+30); information (+20); and other services (+20).
Job losses were posted in manufacturing (-40); health care (-40); and financial activities (-30).
Government employment slipped by 10 jobs over the year with a loss of 40 jobs in local
government and slight gains in federal (+20) and state government (+10).

By Guy Tauer, Oregon Regional Economist

From : https://www.qualityinfo.org/documents/10182/73818/Employment+in+South+Coast?version=1.102

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