Lake Charles, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 119,100 jobs in Lake Charles, Louisiana in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 113,546 employed persons for the month. Lake Charles added 200 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 139 (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 in April 2018 is at a new high of 119,100.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 113,894 for Lake Charles in February 2018. 348 jobs have been lost in Lake Charles since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lake Charles, Louisiana Employment History