The purpose of the Economic Indicators scorecard is to provide the public, elected officials, and City staff with a current snapshot of San Francisco’s economy. This scorecard presents timely information on economy-wide employment indicators, real estate and tourism.
The Economy-wide summary provides a monthly view of Metro Division (MD) jobs and employment. The San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco MD is comprised of San Francisco and San Mateo counties.
The interactive chart below presents monthly figures for Total Employment MD, Temporary Employment MD, Total Unemployed and Unemployment rate, as well as annual percent change for the selected indicator.
Total Employment MD in October 2015 increased .7 percent since the prior period, September 2015, and by 4.6 percent since the same period of the prior year, October 2014. Temporary Employment MD increased by 3.3 percent since September 2015 and by 3.6 percent since October 2014. Total Unemployed increased by 11.1 percent since September 2015 but decreased by 13 percent October 2014. The unemployment rate increased by .3 percentage points since September 2015 yet decreased by .9 percentage points since October 2014. Note that the month-to-month percent change uses seasonally adjusted data.
The chart below provides a monthly view of MD and County-level employment by major industry sector and annual percent change in employment for each sector.
All employment and jobs data comes from California Employment Development Department.
Please visit datasf.org for dataset.