The source for labor market and demographic information

Labor Statistics

Current Employment Statistics (CES)  link to program page

The CES program measures current wage and salary employment.

Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)  link to program page

The LAUS program provides information about employment, unemployment and the unemployment rates.

Mass Layoff Statistics (MLS)  link to program page

The MLS program counts mass layoff actions that result in 50 or more workers being separated from their jobs.

Occupational Employment Statistics (OES)  link to program page

The OES program estimates occupational employment and wages.

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)  link to program page

The QCEW program provides a count of wage and salary employment. It is not as current as CES.