Labor Market Statistics

Economic Research and Analysis Division

OESC's Economic Research & Analysis Division collects information with the help of employers, the public, government agencies, and various other entities in order to produce, analyze, and deliver timely and reliable labor market statistics to improve economic decisionmaking.

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Oklahoma Labor Market Conditions


September 2020: Oklahoma's unemployment rate falls to 5.3 percent while nonfarm payroll employment sheds 3,100 jobs.

Read the full news release.

More state and local unemployment rate data: Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS).

More state and local employment data:: Current Employment Statistics (CES).

Oklahoma's Economic Indicators October 2020

OESC's Economic Research & Analysis Division strives to provide our customers with timely and relevant information regarding both the Oklahoma and U.S. economies.  Each month we deliver an update of national and local economic conditions.

Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)

  • Local Area Unemployment Statistics
  • Local Employment Dynamics
  • Oklahoma Employer Locator

Current Employment Statistics (CES)

The Labor Market Information (LMI) Unit at OESC provides these estimates for the State of Oklahoma and its four metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs).

Wage, Occupation, and Industry Reports

  • Occupational Employment Statistics
  • Oklahoma Licensed and Certified Occupations
  • Industry and Occupational Employment Projections
  • Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Covid-19 Effects

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is open for business and is continuing to assess how this national emergency affects our daily life.

Other Statistics Providers

Links to other government, private and non-profit labor and workforce data and information providers.