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Local Area Unemployment Statistics

The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program provides monthly estimates of the labor force, resident employment, unemployment and the unemployment rate for the state and sub-state areas.  The data is derived from the Current Population Survey, a monthly household survey.

Questions and Answers on the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) Program Redesign for 2005

Technical Information on the Redesign Models (pdf)

National LAUS: Bureau of Labor Statistics' Local Area Unemployment Statistics program.



 
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