Lake Charles

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2018
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2017

Lake Charles, LA Economy at a Glance:

Lake Charles, LA
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Data
Nov
2017
Dec
2017
Jan
2018
Feb
2018
Mar
2018
Apr
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)115.3 (r)113.7 114.5 116.4 (p)116.9  

Employment(1)

(r)111.4 (r)110.1 110.5 112.8 (p)113.0  

Unemployment(1)

(r)3.8 (r)3.6 4.0 3.6 (p)3.9  

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.3 (r)3.2 3.5 3.1 (p)3.3  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

117.8 116.8 115.7 117.6 118.7 (p)119.2

12-month % change

5.8 5.1 4.3 5.5 4.9 (p)4.1

Mining and Logging(3)

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 (p)0.3

12-month % change

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

Construction(3)

26.7 25.8 25.8 27.2 27.8 (p)28.2

12-month % change

21.9 16.7 14.7 20.4 16.3 (p)13.3

Manufacturing(3)

10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.6 (p)10.6

12-month % change

1.9 1.9 2.9 1.9 2.9 (p)1.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

18.6 18.5 18.0 18.1 18.3 (p)18.0

12-month % change

3.3 2.2 3.4 4.0 4.6 (p)2.9

Professional and Business Services(3)

10.4 10.3 10.2 10.2 10.3 (p)10.3

12-month % change

10.6 8.4 6.3 6.3 4.0 (p)3.0

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

15.4 15.5 15.3 15.4 15.5 (p)15.8

12-month % change

2.7 4.0 3.4 3.4 3.3 (p)4.6

Government(3)

15.7 15.3 15.2 15.4 15.4 (p)15.4

12-month % change

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

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
(r) Revised