10/23/2021

Job Reports

September 2021 Initial Analysis

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released our initial analysis of the September Employment Report from the California Employment Development Department. While the September job and employment numbers were again positive, they indicate a slowing in the recovery, keeping California’s performance behind much of the rest of the country. Viewed by state, California […]

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August 2021 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
CaliFormer Businesses: Update
Employment 1.037 Million Below Recovery
Labor Force Participation Rate
Nonfarm Jobs: 1.029 Million Below Recovery
Jobs Change by Industry
Employment Recovery by Region
Unemployment Rates by Legislative Districts
Unemployment Rates by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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August 2021 Initial Analysis

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released our initial analysis of the August Employment Report from the California Employment Development Department. While the August job numbers were generally positive, they again remained at levels keeping California’s recovery behind much of the rest of the country.  The employment numbers, however, remained less positive, again […]

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July 2021 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Employment 1.094 Million Below Recovery
Labor Force Participation Rate
Nonfarm Jobs: 1.132 Million Below Recovery
Jobs Change by Industry
Employment Recovery by Region
Unemployment Rates by Legislative Districts
Unemployment Rates by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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July 2021 Initial Analysis

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released our initial analysis of the July Employment Report from the California Employment Development Department. While the July numbers were generally positive, they remained at levels keeping California’s recovery behind much of the rest of the country. The largest gap still remains in the relative performance for […]

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June 2021 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Employment 1.146 Million Below Recovery
Labor Force Participation Rate
Nonfarm Jobs: 1.244 Million Below Recovery
Jobs Change by Industry
Employment Recovery by Region
Unemployment Rates by Legislative Districts
Unemployment Rates by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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May 2021 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Employment 1.170 Million Below Recovery
Labor Force Participation Rate Unchanged
Nonfarm Jobs: 1.308 Million Below Recovery
Jobs Change by Industry
Employment Recovery by Region
Unemployment Rates by Legislative Districts
Unemployment Rates by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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April 2021 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Employment Up Only 0.2%
Labor Force Participation Rate Up 0.1 Point
Nonfarm Jobs: 1.412 Million Below Recovery
Jobs Change by Industry
Employment Recovery by Region
Unemployment Rates by Legislative Districts
Unemployment Rates by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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March 2021 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Employment: 1.245 Million Below Recovery
Labor Force Participation Rate Dips to 60.8%
Employment Growth Ranking
Nonfarm Jobs: 1.471 Million Below Recovery
Jobs Change by Industry
Employment Recovery by Region
Unemployment Rates by Legislative Districts
Unemployment Rates by Region
How Far Back Has the Economy in Each County Been Pushed?
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates: Los Angeles 8th Worst in Nation

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February 2021 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Employment: 1.253 Million Below Recovery
Labor Force Participation Rate Rises to 60.9%
Employment Growth Ranking
Nonfarm Jobs: 1.662 Million Below Recovery
Jobs Change by Industry
Employment Recovery by Region
Unemployment Rates by Legislative Districts
Unemployment Rates by Region
How Far Back Has the Economy in Each County Been Pushed?
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates: Los Angeles 8th Worst in Nation

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January 2021 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Employment: 1.599 Million Below Recovery
Labor Force Participation Rate Drops to 60.0%
Employment Growth Ranking
Nonfarm Jobs: 1.793 Million Below Recovery
Jobs Change by Industry
Unemployment Rates by Region (not seasonally adjusted)
How Far Back Has the Economy in Each County Been Pushed?
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates: Los Angeles 23rd Worst in Nation

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December 2020 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Employment: 1.497 Million Below Recovery
Labor Force Participation Rate Up at 60.6%
Employment Growth Ranking
Nonfarm Jobs: 1.460 Million Below Recovery
Jobs Change by Industry
Unemployment Rates by Region (not seasonally adjusted)
Unemployment Rates by Legislative District (not seasonally adjusted)
How Far Back Has the Economy in Each County Been Pushed?
Employment Share by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates: Los Angeles Rises to 15th Worst in Nation
Data Notes

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November 2020 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Employment: 1.410 Million Below Recovery
Labor Force Participation Rate Drops to 60.4%
Employment Growth Ranking
Nonfarm Jobs: 1.411 Million Below Recovery
Jobs Change by Industry
Unemployment Rates by Region (not seasonally adjusted)
Unemployment Rates by Legislative District (not seasonally adjusted)
How Far Back Has the Economy in Each County Been Pushed?
Employment Share by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates: Los Angeles Remains 6th Worst in Nation

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October 2020 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Employment: 1.265 Million Below Recovery
Labor Force Participation Rate Up at 61.6%
Employment Growth Ranking
Nonfarm Jobs: 1.470 Million Below Recovery
Jobs Change by Industry
Unemployment Rates by Region (not seasonally adjusted)
Unemployment Rates by Legislative District (not seasonally adjusted)
How Far Back Has the Economy in Each County Been Pushed?
Employment Share by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates: Los Angeles Sinks to 6th Worst in Nation

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September 2020 Jobs Report

Highlights for policy makers:

COVID-19 and the State Economy
Unemployment Rate Improves; Employment Up 47,300
Labor Force Participation Rate Ticks Up to 59.8%
Employment Growth Ranking
Nonfarm Jobs Up 96.0k
Jobs Change by Industry
Unemployment Rates by Region (not seasonally adjusted)
Unemployment Rates by Legislative District (not seasonally adjusted)
How Far Back Has the Economy in Each County Been Pushed?
Employment Share by Region
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates: Los Angeles Sinks to 6th Worst in Nation

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