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Bay Area Employment Inches Up, Still Down Over 300K

Bay Area Employment Inches Up, Still Down Over 300K

Having increased by 5,700 in May, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck increased by 4,700 in June to 521,400, representing the most employed residents in San Francisco since the pandemic hit and 33,100 more employed residents in the city than there were at the... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Rebounding, But…

Bay Area Employment Rebounding, But…

Having slipped in April, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck increased by 5,300 in May to 516,300, representing the most employed residents in the city since the pandemic hit and 37,500 more employed residents than at the same time last year. That being said,... Read More »

Bay Area Employment and Labor Force Slip

Bay Area Employment and Labor Force Slip

While the State’s Stay Home Order were lifted in January and local restrictions on indoor dining, gyms, museums and other indoor attractions were relaxed in early March, with bars having since been allowed to reopen as well, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck actually... Read More »

Bay Area Employment and Labor Force Slip

Bay Area Employment and Labor Force Slip

With the State’s Stay Home Order having been lifted in January, and local restrictions on indoor dining, gyms, museums and other indoor attractions having been relaxed in early March, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck inched up by 300 in March to 513,100. And... Read More »

Over 320,000 Bay Area Jobs Have Been Recovered, But…

Over 320,000 Bay Area Jobs Have Been Recovered, But…

Having dropped in January, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck increased by 7,100 in February to 510,200, which is 31,500 more employed people than there were last April, at the height of pandemic unemployment locally, but still 60,600 fewer employed residents than there were... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Actually Dropped Again in January

Bay Area Employment Actually Dropped Again in January

While the unemployment rate in San Francisco inched down from 6.4 percent in December to 6.3 percent in January, prior to the State’s Stay Home Order having been lifted at the end of the month, the drop was once again driven by a reduction in the local labor force... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Drops, Labor Force Down 123K

Bay Area Employment Drops, Labor Force Down 123K

As we outlined last month, while the unemployment rate in San Francisco dropped in November, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck (i.e., employment) was actually on the decline, as was the case across the Bay Area as well. And in fact, the number of... Read More »

A Misleading Drop in the Bay Area Unemployment Rate

A Misleading Drop in the Bay Area Unemployment Rate

Despite the unemployment rate in San Francisco having declined from 6.7 percent in October to 5.7 percent in November, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck actually dropped by 6,600 last month to 534,100, which is 44,000 fewer employed residents than at the same time... Read More »

Bay Area Unemployment Claims Dropped in October, But…

Bay Area Unemployment Claims Dropped in October, But…

Having spiked to 281,462 in September, the number of new unemployment claims filed across the Bay Area dropped 17 percent to 232,908 in October but was still higher than in May, June, July or August and prior to two rounds of pandemic driven reopening rollbacks last month. And in... Read More »

Bay Area Re-Employment Jumps, Labor Force Rebounds

Bay Area Re-Employment Jumps, Labor Force Rebounds

Having sputtered in September, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck jumped by 25,400 last month, driving the unemployment rate, which had been averaging around 2 percent prior to the pandemic but jumped to 12.6 percent in April, back down to 6.9 percent. That being... Read More »