Lake Charles

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2018
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018

Lake Charles, LA Economy at a Glance:

Lake Charles, LA
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Data
Mar
2018
Apr
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

117.0 116.9 115.9 117.6 117.8 (p)116.0

Employment(1)

113.1 113.1 111.7 112.1 112.5 (p)111.1

Unemployment(1)

3.9 3.9 4.3 5.5 5.3 (p)4.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.3 3.3 3.7 4.7 4.5 (p)4.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

118.7 119.2 119.7 120.2 119.6 (p)119.8

12-month % change

4.9 4.1 3.0 2.1 2.0 (p)2.0

Mining and Logging(3)

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 (p)0.3

12-month % change

-25.0 -40.0 -25.0 -25.0 -25.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

27.8 28.2 28.1 28.2 28.4 (p)28.7

12-month % change

16.3 13.3 6.8 2.5 2.2 (p)2.5

Manufacturing(3)

10.6 10.6 10.6 10.7 10.6 (p)10.6

12-month % change

2.9 1.9 1.0 1.9 1.0 (p)1.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

18.3 18.0 18.3 18.0 18.0 (p)17.8

12-month % change

4.6 2.9 4.6 1.7 1.7 (p)1.1

Professional and Business Services(3)

10.3 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.3 (p)10.3

12-month % change

4.0 3.0 4.0 4.0 3.0 (p)3.0

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

15.5 15.7 16.0 16.1 15.9 (p)15.9

12-month % change

3.3 4.0 3.9 3.2 1.9 (p)1.3

Government(3)

15.4 15.4 15.6 15.6 14.7 (p)14.7

12-month % change

-0.6 -1.3 0.0 -0.6 0.0 (p)0.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary