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Lake Charles

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2020
Consumer Price Index, South Region — October 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2022
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2022
Lake Charles, LA Economy at a Glance:
Lake Charles, LA
Data Series Back
Data
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug
2022
Sept
2022
Oct
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

102.8 104.9 104.0 101.7 102.0 (p)101.5

Employment(1)

99.3 100.5 99.7 98.2 98.7 (p)98.7

Unemployment(1)

3.5 4.4 4.3 3.5 3.3 (p)2.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.4 4.2 4.2 3.4 3.2 (p)2.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

101.7 102.1 101.1 100.9 101.1 (p)101.3

12-month % change

5.5 4.8 1.8 3.0 2.7 (p)0.6

Mining and Logging(3)

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 (p)0.3

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

19.0 19.2 19.0 18.4 18.5 (p)18.4

12-month % change

15.2 12.9 2.7 4.0 2.8 (p)-2.1

Manufacturing(3)

10.7 10.8 10.9 11.0 11.0 (p)10.9

12-month % change

2.9 2.9 3.8 4.8 5.8 (p)2.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

16.8 16.9 16.9 16.9 16.8 (p)17.0

12-month % change

1.2 0.6 1.2 0.6 -0.6 (p)-1.2

Professional and Business Services(3)

9.4 9.4 9.5 9.4 9.3 (p)9.4

12-month % change

1.1 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.0 (p)-1.1

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

12.7 12.8 12.7 12.7 12.7 (p)12.7

12-month % change

10.4 9.4 5.8 5.8 5.8 (p)5.0

Government(3)

13.6 13.6 12.9 13.1 13.6 (p)13.8

12-month % change

-2.2 -1.4 -5.8 -0.8 0.7 (p)1.5

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