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Chart: Employment and Unemployment
   
Employment v. Unemployment February 2014:  Oklahoma's unemployment rate improved to 5.0 percent in February, but payroll employment dropped 4,100 jobs over the month.  
Unemployment Insurance Claims Week ending 3-22-2014:  Initial claims for unemployment benefits down for week, as continued claims increase.
County Unemployment Rates February 2014: Unemployment rates down in 30 of Oklahoma's 77 counties, up in 27 counties.  
State Unemployment Rates February 2014: Jobless rates down in Oklahoma, 28 other states in February.


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Oklahoma Economic Indicator Oklahoma Economic Indicators - March 2014

The Economic and Research Analysis division strives to provide our customers with timely and relevant information regarding both the Oklahoma and U.S. economy.  Each month, we provide an update on national and local economic conditions through a series of economic indicators.  Full Report Here.  Access archived editions here.

news releases News Releases:   Visit here for the latest News Releases including employment and unemployment rates and important agency announcements concerning unemployment insurance benefits. employment and unemployment statistics Local Area Unemployment Statistic/Mass Layoff Statistics:  Visit here for current and historical employment and unemployment data as well as maps featuring the U.S.’s and Oklahoma’s unemployment rates.
projections Industry and Occupational Employment Projections:  Visit here to explore industry and employment projections. Our projections data is presented at the statewide level, or at the Workforce Investment Area level. Occupational Wage Network Occupational Employment Statistics:  Visit here for information on hourly and annual wages organized by occupation and area.  The Occupational Wage Network (OWN) is accessible from here.
Click here to enter CES page Current Employment Statistics:  The CES program provides detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls collected through a large, nationwide survey. Picture of Business Employment Dynamics Business Employment Dynamics:  The Business Employment Dynamics program is a set of statistics generated from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, or ES-202, program. These quarterly data series consist of gross job gains and gross job losses statistics from 1992 forward. These data help to provide a picture of the dynamic state of the labor market.
quarterly census Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages:  The QCEW program provides a near census of data relating to employment, wages, and number of business establishments organized by industry and by geographic area. click to enter L E D page Local Employment Dynamics:  The LED program offers statistics on employment and wages by industry, age, and sex at any geographic location you choose.  
Click to access the employer locator Employer Locator:  Visit here to access the employer locator where you can find contact information of business establishments by county. Click Here to enter the WIA site! Workforce Investment Area Data:  Visit here to explore data organized geographically by Workforce Investment Area (WIA). Included in this link are the WIA Economic Reports.
Click here for LMI publications Publications:  Visit here to access publications produced by the Economic Research and Analysis Division. Click to enter labor market information page Resources:  Visit here for contact information, useful web links, a glossary of economic and statistical terminology, or to locate other states' labor market information/statistics web sites.  
click to access data related to the recession The Recession:  Visit here to access special reports and data related to the current recession.  Reports include those created by our agency as well as other entities. Picture for Contact Us Page Contact Information:  Visit here to find the complete phone and e-mail directory for the Economic Research and Analysis Staff.