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

October 14
(Prelim)
September 14
(Revised)
October 13
Civilian Labor Force 18,757.1 18,668.6 18,568.1
Civilian Employment 17,396.4 17,306.6 16,970.1
Civilian Unemployment 1,360.6 1,361.9 1,598.0
Unemployment Rate 7.3% 7.3% 8.6%
United States Unemployment Rate 5.8% 6.9% 7.2%
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
October 14
(Prelim)
September 14
(Revised)
October 13 September 13 October 13
Total Farm 404.3 404.2 394.5 0.0% 2.5%
Total Nonfarm 15,567.6 15,526.1 15,248.1 0.3% 2.1%
Construction 678.6 677.8 644.3 0.1% 5.3%
Manufacturing 1,251.7 1,251.0 1,248.1 0.1% 0.3%
Trade, Transp.,
& Utilities
2,859.7 2,847.3 2,813.9 0.4% 1.6%
Information 474.7 472.8 457.1 0.4% 3.9%
Professional &
Business Serv.
2,467.1 2,454.6 2,360.7 0.5% 4.5%
Educational &
Health Serv.
2,402.2 2,399.1 2,333.4 0.1% 2.9%
Leisure &
Hospitality
1,727.9 1,720.4 1,687.6 0.4% 2.4%
Government 2,379.8 2,376.3 2,374.3 0.1% 0.2%
Source: California Employment Development Department, Labor Market Information Division, Current Employment Statistics Program

Additional Data by Industry | Data Release Schedule

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