California Job Growth
There were 16,606,599 jobs in California in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 18,376,599 employed persons for the month. California added 3,699 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 39,543 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is California job growth compared to other states.
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California Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for California as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in California
CES employment in December 2016 for California is at a new high of 16,606,599.
CPS employment in California reached a maximum of 18,416,142 in November 2016. 39,543 jobs have been lost in California since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
California Employment History