From the Oregon Employment Department:
Oregon’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 12.2 percent in August from the revised July figure of 11.8 percent. Oregon’s unemployment rate has been close to 12 percent for the six-month period March through August, following a steep run-up during the prior nine months.
Oregon’s unemployment rate was 6.5 percent in August 2008.
In August, Oregon’s seasonally adjusted nonfarm payroll employment declined by 6,600 jobs, following a gain of 500 (as revised) in July.
My graph is not seasonally adjusted