Labor Market Information for the State of California (Statewide Summary)

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The files listed below are for the State of California as a whole. Not listed here are county or MSA. Questions about these data and the local area economy may be addressed to the Local Labor Market Consultant.

State Profile

State of California
An overview of labor market information in the State of California including employment and unemployment, industry data, wages, consumer price index and more! Labor Day Briefing for California

Labor Day Briefing
The Labor Day Briefing presents significant labor market trends and topical statistics relating to the California economy.  (Requires Acrobat Reader.)

Labor Force and Unemployment Rate Interactive Map

Interactive Map
The interactive map displays non-seasonally adjusted California Labor Force and Unemployment Data for all 58 counties and 21 major cities ranked by population size. These maps and associated data are updated monthly at the time of the official EDD Press Release. Please refer to the EDD Data Release Schedule to see the next planned update.

Unemployment Rates and Labor Force

Industry Employment Data

The EDDs Labor Market Information Division provides an overview of the Industry Employment Data in State of California.

(Downloadable Excel Files)

Use the Industry Employment - Official Monthly Estimates (or CES) tool to search data.

Employment Projections by Industry:
Projections of Employment estimate the changes in industry and occupational employment over time resulting from industry growth, technological change, and other factors. California produces long-term (10 year) projections of employment every 2 years for the State and local areas. Statewide short-term (2 year) projections are revised annually.

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (Based on NAICS Classification):

Business Employment Dynamics (BED): provides data to track changes in employment expansion and contraction at private businesses.

Hours and Earnings for Manufacturing Industries

Agricultural Employment in California is produced monthly for California and six regions in the state.

Additional Industry Data

Occupational Data

Find occupational data for State of California on wages, projections of employment by occupation, and other occupational resources.

Occupational Wages:

Projections of Employment by Occupation:
California Occupational Projections

Additional Occupational Data Resources

Economic Indicator Resources

Resources and tools available for data relating to economic indicating factors for State of California.

Data for Affirmative Action/EEO Plans

The Data for Affirmative Action/EEO Plans page provides information on Census population, labor force data, and summary occupational information for use in developing affirmative action programs, also known as Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

WIA Planning Information Packet

The Workforce Information Act (WIA) Planning Information Packets were developed to aid local organizations in identifying the needs of target groups in order to make appropriate resource allocations for employment and training activities.

Population Data Resources