Lansing - East Lansing Employment

Lansing Employment Forecast

Lansing Employment Forecast

Lansing Employment (000s) 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Nonfarm 225.71 231.68 235.11 236.70 237.76 239.62
  1.4% 2.6% 1.5% 0.7% 0.4% 0.8%
Total Private 162.50 167.14 169.60 170.39 170.67 172.01
  1.5% 2.9% 1.5% 0.5% 0.2% 0.8%
Goods Producing 26.25 27.51 27.89 27.98 28.20 27.48
  3.7% 4.8% 1.4% 0.3% 0.8% -2.6%
Service-Providing 199.47 204.17 207.24 208.71 209.57 212.14
  1.1% 2.4% 1.5% 0.7% 0.4% 1.2%
Mining, Logging, and Construction 6.82 7.15 7.52 8.01 8.30 8.26
  1.8% 4.8% 5.2% 6.6% 3.6% -0.5%
Manufacturing 19.44 20.37 20.36 19.97 19.90 19.22
  4.4% 4.8% 0.0% -1.9% -0.3% -3.4%
Durable Goods 14.29 15.00 14.93 14.40 14.19 13.49
  3.9% 4.9% -0.4% -3.5% -1.5% -4.9%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 7.68 8.50 8.68 8.15 8.02 7.53
  3.5% 10.7% 2.1% -6.2% -1.5% -6.2%
Other Durable Goods Manufacturing 6.61 6.49 6.25 6.26 6.17 5.96
  4.3% -1.8% -3.7% 0.1% -1.4% -3.3%
Non-Durable Goods 5.14 5.37 5.43 5.57 5.71 5.73
  5.8% 4.4% 1.2% 2.5% 2.6% 0.3%
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 35.79 37.10 37.49 37.14 36.92 37.17
  2.7% 3.7% 1.1% -0.9% -0.6% 0.7%
Wholesale Trade 6.42 6.61 6.46 6.64 6.62 6.62
  2.5% 3.0% -2.3% 2.8% -0.4% 0.0%
Retail Trade 21.00 21.75 22.17 21.86 21.22 21.03
  1.2% 3.6% 1.9% -1.4% -2.9% -0.9%
Transportation and Utilities 8.37 8.73 8.86 8.64 9.10 9.52
  7.1% 4.4% 1.5% -2.5% 5.3% 4.6%
Information 2.99 2.94 2.88 2.81 2.74 2.80
  2.0% -1.7% -1.7% -2.6% -2.3% 1.9%
Financial Activities 15.62 15.84 16.32 16.52 16.98 17.19
  2.5% 1.4% 3.0% 1.3% 2.8% 1.2%
Professional and Business Services 22.03 22.47 23.18 23.70 23.49 24.30
  1.5% 2.0% 3.2% 2.2% -0.9% 3.5%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 8.21 8.41 8.90 9.07 9.30 9.39
  0.5% 2.4% 5.9% 2.0% 2.5% 1.0%
Admin & Support and Waste Mngt and Rem Services 11.27 11.54 11.66 12.04 12.26 12.91
  2.0% 2.4% 1.0% 3.3% 1.8% 5.3%
Other Prof. and Business Services 2.56 2.53 2.62 2.57 1.94 2.00
  3.0% -1.3% 3.9% -2.0% -24.6% 3.0%
Education and Health Services 30.80 31.79 32.13 32.48 32.37 32.85
  -0.2% 3.2% 1.1% 1.1% -0.3% 1.5%
Education Services 4.29 4.27 4.53 4.80 4.66 4.80
  -2.8% -0.5% 6.1% 6.0% -2.8% 2.9%
Health Care and Social Assistance 26.52 27.52 27.61 27.68 27.71 28.05
  0.2% 3.8% 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 1.2%
Leisure and Hospitality 18.99 19.20 19.46 19.27 19.48 19.76
  1.1% 1.1% 1.3% -1.0% 1.1% 1.4%
Other Services 10.03 10.29 10.25 10.49 10.48 10.47
  -2.9% 2.6% -0.4% 2.3% -0.2% -0.1%
Government 63.21 64.54 65.52 66.31 67.10 67.61
  1.0% 2.1% 1.5% 1.2% 1.2% 0.8%
Federal Government 1.92 1.92 2.00 1.99 1.95 1.97
  -0.4% 0.0% 4.3% -0.4% -1.9% 0.7%
State Government 42.81 44.20 45.28 46.01 46.80 47.26
  2.3% 3.2% 2.5% 1.6% 1.7% 1.0%
Local Government 18.48 18.43 18.24 18.30 18.35 18.39
  -1.6% -0.3% -1.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Employment Survey Statistics            
Labor Force 241,329 246,426 248,932 248,511 249,996 251,330
Employment 230,486 236,212 238,710 239,764 241,381 242,152
Unemployment 10,842 10,214 10,222 8,746 8,615 9,178
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.5 3.4 3.7
Source: Center for Economic Analysis, Michigan State University