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Estimated Employment and Projected Growth
Geographic Area
(Estimated Year-Projected Year)
Estimated
Employment
Projected
Employment
Numeric
Change
Percent
Change
Additional Openings
Due to Net
Replacements
California
(2016-2026)
29,60031,1001,5005.1N/A
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine Area
(2016-2026)
840900607.160
Butte County
(2016-2026)
260260.010
East Bay Area
(2016-2026)
1,8601,750-110-5.9-120
Eastern Sierra Region
(2016-2026)
5706306010.570
Fresno County
(2016-2026)
380400205.320
Imperial County
(2016-2026)
1802103016.720
Inland Empire Area
(2016-2026)
2,2602,350904.090
Kern County
(2016-2026)
9901,060707.170
Kings County
(2016-2026)
130130.010
Los Angeles County
(2016-2026)
7,7408,3806408.3630
Madera County
(2016-2026)
1401602014.320
Merced County
(2016-2026)
2302603013.030
Monterey County
(2016-2026)
590620305.130
Mother Lode Region
(2016-2026)
4905506012.260
Napa County
(2016-2026)
130130.0
North Coast Region
(2016-2026)
540570305.630
North Valley Region
(2016-2026)
190200105.310
Northern Counties Region
(2016-2026)
1101403027.330
Orange County
(2016-2026)
840900607.160
Sacramento Metro Area
(2016-2026)
1,8901,970804.280
San Benito and Santa Clara Counties
(2016-2026)
1,1401,180403.540
San Diego County
(2016-2026)
3,0903,2601705.5170
San Francisco Bay Area
(2016-2026)
1,7701,9001307.3140
San Luis Obispo County
(2016-2026)
660650-10-1.5-10
San Rafael Area
(2016-2026)
330320-10-3.0-10
Santa Barbara County
(2016-2026)
3904405012.850
Santa Cruz County
(2016-2026)
3904304010.340
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara Area
(2016-2026)
3904405012.850
Shasta County
(2016-2026)
220240209.120
Solano County
(2016-2026)
1401602014.320
Sonoma County
(2016-2026)
380380.0
Stanislaus County
(2016-2026)
280300207.120
Sutter and Yuba Counties
(2016-2026)
210220104.810
Tulare County
(2016-2026)
360250-110-30.6-110
Ventura County
(2016-2026)
540570305.630
 
Source: Employment Development Department
Labor Market Information Division
https://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/