Economy at a Glance

Lake Charles, LA

Lake Charles, LA
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May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug
2014
Sept
2014
Oct
2014

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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98.4 99.5 100.9 100.5 (P) 100.2

Employment (1)

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93.7 94.5 95.4 94.6 (P) 94.7

Unemployment (1)

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4.6 5.0 5.5 5.9 (P) 5.5

Unemployment Rate (2)

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4.7 5.0 5.5 5.8 (P) 5.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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95.6 95.9 95.5 95.2 95.2 (P) 96.2

12-month % change

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4.1 4.1 4.6 3.9 3.3 (P) 2.3

Mining and Logging (3)

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0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 (P) 0.7

12-month % change

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-12.5 -12.5 -12.5 -12.5 -12.5 (P) -12.5

Construction (3)

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12.9 13.3 13.6 13.4 13.1 (P) 13.1

12-month % change

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21.7 24.3 28.3 26.4 22.4 (P) 12.0

Manufacturing (3)

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9.1 9.2 9.2 9.2 9.1 (P) 9.2

12-month % change

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1.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 0.0 (P) 2.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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17.2 17.1 17.7 18.0 18.0 (P) 18.6

12-month % change

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3.0 2.4 7.3 9.8 7.8 (P) 8.8

Professional and Business Services (3)

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8.6 8.6 8.6 8.6 8.7 (P) 8.7

12-month % change

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8.9 7.5 3.6 2.4 4.8 (P) 3.6

Leisure and Hospitality (3)

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12.5 12.7 12.6 12.6 12.5 (P) 12.5

12-month % change

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4.2 5.0 4.1 4.1 5.0 (P) 3.3

Government (3)

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15.8 15.8 14.9 14.8 15.4 (P) 15.4

12-month % change

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0.6 0.0 -0.7 -2.0 0.0 (P) -0.6

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

Data extracted on: November 21, 2014

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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