Lake Charles, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 116,000 jobs in Lake Charles, Louisiana in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,288 employed persons for the month. Lake Charles lost 300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 896 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Charles job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Lake Charles, Louisiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lake Charles 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 for Lake Charles, Louisiana
CES employment for Lake Charles peaked in October 2017 at 116,300. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Lake Charles according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in November 2017 for Lake Charles is at a new high of 108,288.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lake Charles, Louisiana Employment History