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California's Labor Market at a Glance
California Labor Force
Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted

February 15
(Prelim)
January 15
(Revised)
February 14
Civilian Labor Force 18,943.4 18,937.6 18,710.4
Civilian Employment 17,668.3 17,620.3 17,218.4
Civilian Unemployment 1,275.1 1,317.3 1,492.2
Unemployment Rate 6.7% 7.0% 8.0%
United States Unemployment Rate 5.5% 5.7% 6.7%
Source: California Employment Development Department, Labor Market Information Division and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Additional Labor Force Data | Data Release Schedule

California Employment by Selected Industry
Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted

Percent Change From
February 15
(Prelim)
January 15
(Revised)
February 14 January 14 February 14
Total Farm 418.2 410.2 416.4 2.0% 0.4%
Total Nonfarm 15,949.2 15,919.8 15,472.8 0.2% 3.1%
Construction 708.3 697.1 664.9 1.6% 6.5%
Manufacturing 1,271.0 1,266.8 1,268.7 0.3% 0.2%
Trade, Transp.,
& Utilities
2,918.4 2,915.6 2,839.4 0.1% 2.8%
Information 470.4 475.4 455.0 -1.1% 3.4%
Professional &
Business Serv.
2,505.5 2,496.3 2,391.2 0.4% 4.8%
Educational &
Health Serv.
2,458.1 2,456.0 2,383.8 0.1% 3.1%
Leisure &
Hospitality
1,809.5 1,796.9 1,734.8 0.7% 4.3%
Government 2,430.5 2,438.9 2,391.9 -0.3% 1.6%
Source: California Employment Development Department, Labor Market Information Division, Current Employment Statistics Program

Additional Data by Industry | Data Release Schedule

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