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Bureau of Indian Affairs Calculation of Unemployment Rates for Montana Indian Reservations

2001 LOCAL ESTIMATE OF INDIAN SERVICE POPULATION AND LABOR MARKET INFORMATION
SOURCE: BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
       
Age Distribution Data
Labor Force Data
Total Employed
 
Agency, Tribe, and Reservation Names State/s Tribal Enrollment (A) Total Eligible for Services (1)+(2)+(3) Age Under 16 (2) Age 16-64 (2) Age 65 & Over (3) Not Available for Work (4) Available for Work or Total WorkForce (5) Number Employed (6) Number Not Employed (7) Unemployed as % of Labor Force (8) Public (9) Private (10) Total (11) Employed, but Below Poverty Guidelines
                              * %
Assiiniboine & Sioux Tribes-Fort Peck MT 11,248 7,874 2,918 4,585 371 589 3,996 1,471 2,525 63% 806 665 1,471 340 23%
Blackfeet Tribe MT 15,410 9,366 2,754 6,054 558 463 5,591 1,703 3,888 70% 1,361 342 1,703 449 26%
Crow Tribe of Montana MT 10,450 7,401 2,633 4,469 299 132 4,337 1,464 2,873 66% 1,338 126 1,464 227 16%
Fort Belknap Indian Community MT 5,426 4,921 1,169 3,382 370 343 3,039 875 2,164 71% 743 132 875 176 20%
Northern Cheyenne Tribe MT 8,036 5,030 2,566 2,183 281 585 1,618 1,183 435 27% 1,127 56 1,183 83 7%
Chippewa Cree Tribe MT
5,728
4,372 1,714 2,465 193 172 2,486 602 1,884 76% 507 95 602 134 22%
Confederated Salish & Kootenai
MT 6,950 6,163 1,291 4,353 519 0 4,872 3,115 1,757 36% 922 2,193 3,115 1,166 37%
   
Definitions:
Total Enrollment (A) The number of individuals enrolled as tribal members.
Total Eligible for Services (1)+(2)+(3) The number of enrolled tribal members residing on the reservation. Age distribution for reservation residents is listed under columns 1, 2, 3.
Not Available for Work (4) Reflects the number of individuals who are disabled or incarcerated.
Available for Work or Total Labor Force (5) The number of enrolled tribal members on the reservation between the ages of 16-64 (column 2) minus those not available for work (column 4).
Number Employed (6) Those individuals working for money.
Number Not Employed (7) Total Work Force (column 5) minus Number Employed (column 6).
Unemployed as % of Labor Force (8) Number Not Employed (column 7) divided by Total Labor Force (column 5).
Public (9) Includes all types of government employment (local, county, state, federal, tribal)
Private (10) Includes all types of non-government employment.
Total (11) Public employment plus private employment.
Employed, but below poverty guidelines Working, but falling below the federal poverty guidelines established by the federal Department of Health and Human Services.
               
This information is posted to the Montana Department of Labor and Industry as required by HB 2, enacted by the 2003 Legislature. The Bureau of Indian Affairs collects labor market information every two years. Data is compiled and distributed in even numbered years, and 2003 data will be available around July 2004.  

 




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