After the benchmarking process there were no major revisions. The Bend MSA (Deschutes County) experienced a slight upward revision in nonfarm payroll employment, an increase of less than 1 percent. Crook and Jefferson counties each experienced minor downward revisions of less than one percent. The new updated data is available on our website, www.qualityinfo.org.
These estimates will be revised as new data from businesses becomes available. The next Central Oregon Employment Situation with preliminary data for February 2014 will be released on Monday, March 24th.