Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, California Job Growth
There were 5,285,000 jobs in Los Angeles, California in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 5,085,303 employed persons for the month. Los Angeles lost 921,800 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,082,152 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Los Angeles 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.
Los Angeles, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles, California
CES employment for Los Angeles peaked in February 2020 at 6,316,200. Since then 1,031,200 jobs have been lost in Los Angeles according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 6,533,381 for Los Angeles in February 2020. 1,448,078 jobs have been lost in Los Angeles since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Los Angeles, California Employment History