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The Employment Development Department (EDD) produces several Labor Market Information (LMI) publications that are available to the public online. These publications are generally produced weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually. Occasionally, the EDD will produce special reports to inform the public of important economic trends. Below is a list of featured publications as well as links to all labor market information publications produced by the EDD.

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Biotechnology in California
The Biotechnology in California Report provides a brief overview of the industries where biotechnology can be found and profiles key occupations in California.

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California Agricultural Bulletin
The California Agricultural Bulletin features highlights of what's going on with Agriculture in California and the six regional areas.


California’s Coastal and Inland Economies
This report provides information on the state’s coastal and inland economies.


California’s Economy: The Private Sector’s Recovery from the Great Recession
In February 2014, California’s economy recovered all of the private sector jobs it lost during the Great Recession. This report provides some insight into the industry sector trends that drove this economic resurgence. In addition, a snapshot of the private sector recovery on a state-to-state basis is also provided.


California Energy Commission Alternative and Renewable Fuels and Vehicle Technology Program Report
The California Energy Commission Alternative and Renewable Fuels and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) Report provides a summary on Regional and Statewide Employment, Employer Demand, and Skills Requirements for ARFVTP-Related Occupations.


California Export Trends in 2015
This report provides an overview of how exports support jobs in the Golden State.


California Has the World’s Eighth Largest Economy
This report provides some insight into what made California’s economy the eighth largest in the world in 2013.


California Labor Market Review
The California Labor Market Review is a monthly publication analysis and charts on current labor force and industry employment data.


California LMI Trends: Manufacturing Report
This report provides an overview of some of the economic trends within California’s manufacturing sector. It explores the impact advanced manufacturing has had on manufacturing productivity and employment. In addition, the earnings of individuals within the state’s manufacturing sector were examined from 2000 to 2014.


California’s Long-Term Unemployed Earnings Analysis
This report provides an overview of some of the economic trends affecting California’s long-term unemployed population. It examines the relationships between job openings and employment, the impact of hiring discrimination, and the use of temporary workers to fill job openings. In addition, the earnings of the state’s long-term unemployed were examined from 2004 to 2010.


California Occupational Guides
The California Occupational Guides include information about job duties, working conditions, employment outlook, wages, benefits, entrance requirements, and training.


California Union Membership
This report discusses various aspects on California union membership. The data derived from Current Population Survey, based on 12-month moving averages, was used to provide insight into the demographic characteristics of the California union members.


California Veterans in the Workforce
This report provides an overview of the workforce trends related to California’s veteran workforce in 2014.


California Volunteers in the Workforce
This report provides some insight into the economic and demographic trends related to members of California’s workforce that volunteer their time and skills to nonprofit organizations across the state.

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Does Being Green Make a Difference?
This report provides a broad overview of the results from the Employment Development Department’s (EDD) research study, California Green Economy Trends, Relationships between Firms and Employment Outcomes.

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Economic Trends Affecting California’s Long-Term Unemployed
This report provides an overview of some of the economic trends affecting California’s long-term unemployed population. It examines the relationships between job openings and employment, the impact of hiring discrimination, and the use of temporary workers to fill job openings. In addition, the earnings of the state’s long-term unemployed were examined from 2004 to 2010.

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Foreign Students Economic Impact in the U.S. and California
This report provides an overview of how the spending patterns of foreign students, enrolled in U.S. public and private universities, economically impact California and the nation on the whole.

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Health Care in California
The Health Care in California Report provides an overview of the industry and profiles key health care occupations in California.

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Labor Day Briefing 2016
This briefing highlights California’s labor markets as the nation commemorates Labor Day on September 5, 2016. The report presents significant labor market trends and current statistics relating to the California economy.

Labor Day Briefing Prior Years (Zip file)


Labor Force Data for Counties
The report lists labor force and unemployment rates for California and all counties. Monthly and annual average data are available.


Labor Force Data for Sub-County Areas
The Sub-County Area report provides labor force and unemployment rates for selected cities and other places within counties. Current month and annual average data are available for individual counties and in a single report containing all counties.


Labor Force Data for Workforce Investment Areas
The report provides labor force and unemployment rates for the workforce investment areas in California. Monthly and annual average data are available.


LaborMarketInfo Marketing Brochure
The LaborMarketInfo Brochure is a marketing tool that provides information on this website.


Labor Market Information Fact Sheet
The fact sheet is a one-page description of the programs and services of the Labor Market Information Division.


Labor Market Information for Affirmative Action (EEO) Programs
The Affirmative Action (EEO) Data tables provide demographic information needed for affirmative action plans. Data are from the 2006-2010 American Community Survey.


Labor Market Information (LMI) Help with Program Decision Making
This report guides you through the process of gathering the LMI you need for assessing the supply, demand, opportunities, and employers related to your occupational programs.


LMI e-Newsletter
A monthly newsletter e-mailed to subscribers on the third Friday of each month. The LMI e-Newsletter keeps readers up-to-date on the latest news about additions to the LMI website, new product and data releases, and announcements of special events. Subscribe today. Previous issues are available in the archive.

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California Labor Market Trends: Manufacturing
This report provides an overview of some of the economic trends within California’s manufacturing sector. It explores the impact advanced manufacturing has had on manufacturing productivity and employment. In addition, the earnings of individuals within the state’s manufacturing sector were examined from 2000 to 2014.

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Online Job Advertisements Data for California
The Labor Market Information Division now posts the latest information on online job advertisements for California from The Conference Board Help Wanted Online Data Series™ (HWOL). HWOL also provides monthly measures of labor demand at the national, regional, state, and metropolitan levels.

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Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Statewide
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Coastal Region
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Eastern Sierra Region
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Amador, Calaveras, Inyo, Mariposa, Mono, and Tuolumne Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Northern Region
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Butte, Colusa, and Glenn Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Del Norte, Humboldt, and Mendocino Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Sacramento Region
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Alpine, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Sutter, and Yuba Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - San Francisco Bay Region
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Lake, Napa, and Sonoma Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Marin, San FRancisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - San Joaquin Valley Region
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, and Tulare Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Merced, San Joaquin, and Stanislaus Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Southern Border Region
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Imperial County
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - San Diego County
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Southern Region
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Los Angeles County
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Orange County
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile - Ventura County
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

Regional Economic Analysis Profile Reports - Prior Years
This report provides an Industry Cluster and Occupation Analysis for California. This profile identifies target areas in the state’s economy that are suitable for investment and development and then uses the industry cluster analysis as a foundation on which to identify occupations associated with target industry clusters.

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Size of Business
The Size of Business contains data for California and Metropolitan Statistical Areas on the number of businesses, the number of employees, and payroll organized by size categories. Data are available for California, counties, and Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs).


Spotlight on the U.S. Economy
This report provides the latest information on some of the U.S. economic indicators.


STEM in California
This report provides an overview of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in California also known as STEM.

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Toolbox for Job Seekers provides information on tools and resources to help make job searches and career exploration a little easier.


Tools for Career Exploration
The Tools for Career Exploration is a guide to occupational resource materials.


Top-5 Middle Skill Occupations (Infographics)
The Top 5 Middle-Skill Occupations for California Workforce Development Board’s 14 Regional Planning Units.

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