California Unemployment

California Unemployment

bls.gov-laus-ca-1 Last Update: 2019-01-03T22:56:36

BLS employment measures for California

This file is a conversion of the BLS Local Area Unemployment (LAUS) file for California. The conversion breaks out parts of the series_id code, and includes a Census ACS geoid for most areas.

Measure Codes

The measure_code value indicates the type of measure:

measure_code    measure_text
03              unemployment rate
04              unemployment
05              employment
06              labor force

Local Area Unemployment Statistics Series Identifier

The following is a sample format description of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics' series identifier:

                      1         2
             12345678901234567890
Series ID    LAUCN281070000000003
Positions    Value            Field Name
1-2          LA               Prefix
3            U                [Seasonal Adjustment Code](https://www.bls.gov/help/hlpseas.htm)
4-18         CN2810700000000  [Area Code](https://www.bls.gov/help/def/la.htm#area)
19-20        03               [Measure Code](https://www.bls.gov/help/def/la.htm#measure )

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Field Value
Version 1
Last Updated January 3, 2019, 22:56 (UTC)
Created January 3, 2019, 22:56 (UTC)
root.created 2019-01-02T01:42:35
root.dataset laus
root.declare metatab-latest
root.description BLS employment measures for California
root.giturl https://github.com/sandiegodata/planning-database.git
root.identifier 7e821d06-0eab-4a11-8643-fc454de1f180
root.issued 2019-01-03T22:56:36
root.modified 2019-01-03T22:56:36
root.name bls.gov-laus-ca-1
root.origin bls.gov
root.space ca
root.title California Unemployment
root.version 1