Labor Market Information

Labor Market Information

Labor Market Information (LMI) could be described as the body of knowledge that reports information on the number of people employed or unemployed, unemployment rates, average wages, population, income, occupational projections and other economic variables. The LMI Department, through federal grants with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Employment and Training Administration, operates statistical programs to capture and report economic information.

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Labor Market Information Publications - Monthly, quarterly, and annual publications of the LMI Department.
Maps - Various maps presenting statistics for Mississippi.
Workforce Information Database - A database where users can gather information about Mississippi's workforce.
LMI Programs/Contacts - Descriptions of statistical programs operated by the LMI Department; contacts for specific questions.
LMI Monthly Release Schedule - Tentative schedule of dates to release monthly state and local area employment and unemployment data.

Mississippi Annual Performance Report - The U.S. Employment and Training Administration Guidance Letter No. 1-22 requires posting of the Annual and Economic Analysis Report.

Business Employment Dynamics - Link to the Bureau of Labor Statistics data series containing seasonally adjusted gross job gains and losses; explains the net change in the employment over two quarters. Set of statistics generated from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, or ES-202, program. As part of our grant agreement we are required to provide this link on our website.

MDES LMI Accessibility Information (ADA)

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security wants our labor market information accessible to everyone. We are consistently checking that the information presented complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. If the labor market information presented here is not accessible for you, please fill-out this form and we will gladly send the information presented in accessible format.