Labor Market Statistics

Economic Research and Analysis Division

The 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 Unemployment


May 2020: Oklahoma's unemployment rate moves down to 12.6 percent while nonfarm payroll employment adds 22,500 jobs.

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Unemployment rate data gathered from the Bureau of Labor Statistics/Local Area Unemployment Statistics.

Total non-farm employment data gathered from the Bureau of Labor Statistics/Current Employment Statistics.

Current Employment Statistics (CES)

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

Local Area Reports

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

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.