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Civilian Labor Force
Employment and Unemployment
Los Angeles County

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For Years 1990 - 2016

 
Year Civilian Labor Force Civilian Employment Civilian Unemployment Civilian Unemployment Rate*
2016 5,043,300 4,778,800 264,500 5.2%
2015 5,000,600 4,668,200 332,400 6.6%
2014 5,006,800 4,593,900 412,900 8.2%
2013 4,967,000 4,482,100 485,000 9.8%
2012 4,915,300 4,378,400 536,900 10.9%
2011 4,928,500 4,327,900 600,500 12.2%
2010 4,917,400 4,302,300 615,100 12.5%
2009 4,914,700 4,345,200 569,500 11.6%
2008 4,929,000 4,555,100 373,900 7.6%
2007 4,864,200 4,614,800 249,400 5.1%
2006 4,807,900 4,577,600 230,300 4.8%
2005 4,781,600 4,525,200 256,400 5.4%
2004 4,753,500 4,445,400 308,100 6.5%
2003 4,739,500 4,409,900 329,600 7.0%
2002 4,751,600 4,430,900 320,600 6.7%
2001 4,740,500 4,471,500 269,000 5.7%
Year Civilian Labor Force Civilian Employment Civilian Unemployment Civilian Unemployment Rate*
2000 4,677,400 4,425,600 251,800 5.4%
1999 4,576,400 4,307,000 269,400 5.9%
1998 4,533,300 4,235,400 297,900 6.6%
1997 4,420,900 4,116,800 304,100 6.9%
1996 4,323,600 3,971,500 352,100 8.1%
1995 4,279,500 3,935,600 343,900 8.0%
1994 4,290,800 3,893,300 397,500 9.3%
1993 4,340,500 3,908,800 431,600 9.9%
1992 4,441,200 4,002,600 438,600 9.9%
1991 4,471,700 4,114,800 356,900 8.0%
1990 4,498,700 4,233,100 265,600 5.9%

* The unemployment rate is calculated using unrounded data.

March 2016 Benchmark; Data are not seasonally adjusted. Data may not add due to rounding.

Source: California Employment Development Department