Lake Charles

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2019
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
Feb
2019
Mar
2019
Apr
2019
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

112.8 113.4 113.7 113.7 (p)115.3  

Employment(1)

108.9 109.9 110.5 109.9 (p)110.3  

Unemployment(1)

4.0 3.5 3.2 3.8 (p)5.0  

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.5 3.1 2.8 3.3 (p)4.3  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

116.9 117.9 118.6 118.8 119.1 (p)118.5

12-month % change

0.3 -0.3 0.8 0.5 0.5 (p)0.4

Mining and Logging(3)

0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 (p)0.2

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 -33.3 -33.3 -33.3 (p)-33.3

Construction(3)

25.4 25.9 26.3 26.1 26.2 (p)26.5

12-month % change

-5.6 -6.2 -2.2 -1.9 -1.1 (p)-2.9

Manufacturing(3)

10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.6 (p)10.5

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 -0.9 (p)-0.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

17.6 17.6 17.8 17.7 17.3 (p)17.1

12-month % change

0.0 -1.1 1.1 -1.1 -3.4 (p)-3.9

Professional and Business Services(3)

10.6 10.8 10.9 10.8 10.7 (p)10.7

12-month % change

7.1 2.9 1.9 0.0 -1.8 (p)-0.9

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

15.1 15.3 15.4 15.7 15.8 (p)15.6

12-month % change

0.7 0.7 1.3 1.3 1.3 (p)0.0

Government(3)

15.9 15.9 16.0 16.1 16.1 (p)15.2

12-month % change

1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.3 (p)2.7

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