Sacramento Forecast Project Amador County Economic Forecast Sacramento Forecast Project
 revised January, 2013 
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31Jan13:   The number of jobs, on average for the year, in Amador County in 2012, decreased 2.9% (300 jobs) and followed a larger 3.4% (400 jobs) decline in 2011. The forecast for 2013, based on actual data through December, 2012, is for a minor decrease of 0.01% (9 jobs).
graph, Employment, 1996-2013
31Jan13:  The annual average Unemployment Rate for Amador County in 2012 was 11.9%, down from the 2011 rate of 12.8%. The forecast for 2013, based on actual data through December, 2012, is an increase to 12.4% in 2013.
graph, Unemployment Rate, 1996-2013
Taxable Sales
31Janl3:  Taxable sales, for all outlets, declined another 2.5% ($9.1 million) in 2010, after dropping 15.2% ($65.3 million) in 2009, after dropping 12.9% ($63.4 million) in 2008. Sales have declined from a high of $491.7 million in 2007 to $353.9 million in 2010, an amount below the 2000 level of taxble sales for the county. The forecast for 2011, based on actual results through the 3rd quarter of 2011, is for a much improved 5.6% ($19.7 million) increase, followed by an smaller increase of 2.5% ($9.5 million) in both 2012 and 2013.
graph, Taxable Sales, all Outlets, 1995-2013
Data Tables
The Sacramento Forecast Project maintains files for these variables and the supporting variables for Amador County, in Excel format, that can be made available on request.
table, Civilian Labor Force, 1995-2013
table, Number of Persons Employed, 1995-2013
table, Unemployment Rate, 1995-2013
table, Employment, all Industries, 1995-2013
table, Taxable Sales, all Outlets, 1990-2013
Amador County has several useful and informative locations on the Internet. For information about the county and its environment, try: The State of California maintains:
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Update: January, 2013
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