Lansing - East Lansing Employment

2023 Economic Outlook

Updated on 01/01/2023
Lansing Employment Forecast

Lansing Employment Forecast

Lansing Employment (000s) 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Total Nonfarm 237.15 237.68 217.04 220.06 228.80 237.36
  0.8% 0.2% -8.7% 1.4% 4.0% 3.7%
Total Private 170.82 170.51 155.43 161.99 170.09 177.66
  0.6% -0.2% -8.8% 4.2% 5.0% 4.4%
Goods Producing 28.08 27.47 25.85 27.26 28.99 30.63
  0.7% -2.2% -5.9% 5.4% 6.4% 5.6%
Service-Providing 209.06 210.21 191.18 192.81 199.80 206.74
  0.8% 0.5% -9.1% 0.9% 3.6% 3.5%
      Mining, Logging, and Construction 8.02 8.20 8.00 8.48 8.91 9.72
  6.7% 2.3% -2.4% 5.9% 5.2% 9.0%
      Manufacturing 20.07 19.27 17.85 18.78 20.09 20.91
  -1.5% -4.0% -7.4% 5.2% 6.9% 4.1%
         Durable Goods 14.53 13.88 12.86 13.67 14.82 15.48
  -2.7% -4.4% -7.4% 6.3% 8.4% 4.4%
            Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 8.16 7.51 6.87 7.38 9.06 9.83
  -6.0% -8.0% -8.5% 7.4% 22.8% 8.5%
            Other Durable Goods Manufacturing 6.37 6.38 5.97 6.29 5.81 5.64
  1.9% 0.3% -6.5% 5.4% -7.7% -2.8%
         Non-Durable Goods 5.54 5.39 4.99 5.11 5.26 5.43
  2.0% -2.7% -7.4% 2.3% 3.1% 3.2%
      Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 37.13 36.35 33.47 35.23 36.13 37.46
  -1.0% -2.1% -7.9% 5.3% 2.5% 3.7%
         Wholesale Trade 6.59 6.45 5.93 5.97 5.99 6.17
  2.1% -2.2% -8.0% 0.7% 0.3% 3.0%
         Retail Trade 21.95 21.50 19.74 20.57 20.66 21.18
  -1.0% -2.0% -8.2% 4.2% 0.4% 2.5%
         Transportation and Utilities 8.59 8.40 7.79 8.69 9.49 10.11
  -3.1% -2.2% -7.3% 11.5% 9.2% 6.5%
      Information 2.91 3.02 3.17 3.41 3.60 3.59
  -4.4% 4.0% 5.0% 7.4% 5.6% -0.1%
      Financial Activities 16.60 17.20 17.40 17.77 17.91 18.42
  1.7% 3.6% 1.2% 2.1% 0.8% 2.9%
      Professional and Business Services 24.01 24.31 21.83 22.58 25.13 26.98
  3.6% 1.3% -10.2% 3.4% 11.3% 7.4%
         Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 9.06 9.40 9.38 9.46 10.32 11.06
  1.9% 3.7% -0.2% 0.8% 9.1% 7.2%
         Admin & Support and Waste Mngt and Rem Services 12.11 12.06 9.90 10.76 11.58 12.34
  3.9% -0.4% -17.9% 8.6% 7.7% 6.5%
         Other Prof. and Business Services 2.83 2.86 2.55 2.37 3.22 3.58
  7.9% 0.9% -10.8% -6.9% 35.6% 11.2%
      Education and Health Services 32.36 32.63 30.72 30.90 31.29 32.33
  0.4% 0.8% -5.9% 0.6% 1.2% 3.3%
         Education Services 4.77 4.62 4.02 4.00 4.19 4.47
  5.5% -3.2% -12.9% -0.5% 4.8% 6.7%
         Health Care and Social Assistance 27.60 28.02 26.69 26.90 27.09 27.86
  -0.4% 1.5% -4.7% 0.8% 0.7% 2.8%
      Leisure and Hospitality 19.30 19.34 14.14 15.74 17.52 18.44
  -0.7% 0.2% -26.9% 11.3% 11.3% 5.3%
      Other Services 10.41 10.18 8.87 9.10 9.53 9.80
  1.6% -2.2% -12.9% 2.5% 4.8% 2.8%
      Government 66.33 67.17 61.62 58.06 58.67 59.71
  1.2% 1.3% -8.3% -5.8% 1.0% 1.8%
         Federal Government 1.98 1.90 2.02 1.93 2.00 1.96
  -0.8% -4.2% 6.1% -4.1% 3.3% -2.0%
         State Government 46.05 46.85 41.74 38.54 38.98 40.08
  1.7% 1.7% -10.9% -7.7% 1.1% 2.8%
         Local Government 18.30 18.43 17.86 17.59 17.68 17.67
  0.3% 0.7% -3.1% -1.5% 0.5% -0.1%
Employment Survey Statistics            
Labor Force 249,805 250,062 242,580 234,662 241,838 250,171
Employment 240,869 241,297 224,272 222,203 232,297 241,506
Unemployment 8,937 8,765 18,308 12,459 9,541 8,665
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.5 7.6 5.3 4.0 3.5
Source: Center for Economic Analysis, Michigan State University