Research & Data
December 17, 2021
San Diego’s labor market continued to improve in November with companies still looking for workers as the jobless rate dropped.
November 19, 2021
San Diego’s labor market scored an impressive performance in October with a robust job gain and sizable drop in unemployment. On a particularly positive note, more people came back to the workforce and were welcomed by employers eager to hire them.
October 22, 2021
San Diego’s labor market made further progress on most fronts in September, although some areas of weakness remained. Companies added more jobs and the unemployment rate fell. Firms struggled further to fill job openings as the labor force shrank slightly. San Diego is lagging both the State and the Nation in its recovery from pre-pandemic job peaks.
September 17, 2021
San Diego’s labor market displayed some good news for August, but some of the underlying data gave reasons for pause. A good part of the job gain appears to have been seasonal, while an increase in the number of people
August 20, 2021
San Diego’s labor market made further strides in July after correcting for summer’s typical volatility. Adjusting for those distortions, the region added more jobs and the unemployment rate moved lower.
July 22, 2021
The San Diego Workforce Partnership is creating a strategy for helping workers—especially women and people of color, and especially those without a college degree—find a pathway to the middle class in the healthcare sector. To inform this strategy, we’ve researched the healthcare sector and are releasing a report based on our results. Here is a summary of our findings.
July 16, 2021
San Diego’s labor market sent mixed signals in June as the economy started to fully reopen only to find businesses desperate to find workers. The region could regain its leadership role relative to California and the nation if more people accept the job opportunities that companies are now offering.
June 18, 2021
Job analysts assess region’s potential for full reopening. San Diego’s labor market showed some signs of further progress in May, but some of the numbers were disappointing as the region waited for its ability to fully reopen on June 15.
May 21, 2021
San Diego’s labor market saw some further improvement in April as the region jumped two tiers from the prior month in California’s reopening process. Payroll numbers advanced moderately, but the jobless rate inched slightly higher after adjusting for seasonal trends. In a month when more people sat on the sidelines, companies scrambled to find workers.
April 16, 2021
San Diego’s labor market saw further improvement in early March at a time when many businesses were still under lock-down orders. Payroll jobs increased and the jobless rate fell, although below the surface, conditions were not as bright. More importantly, as of mid-April, the job market is now poised for much better days ahead.