QCEW data are organized in accordance with the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and include the number of firms, their locations, monthly employment and total wages. The data are produced from employment and wage reports of employers subject to Unemployment Insurance (UI) coverage.
The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program is a semi-annual mail survey measuring occupational employment and wage rates for hourly and salaried workers in non-farm industries. The survey produces employment, hourly wage, and annual wage estimates for 22 major occupational groups and over 800 detailed occupations.
LAUS data are produced from a monthly household survey of a sample of the total working-age civilian population. This is used in conjunction with CES and Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims data to compute local area employment, unemployment, and labor force statistics.
CES data provide estimates of employment by industry, hours worked, and earnings for selected industries using payroll records and survey forms returned by employers each month. The data include estimates for all nonagricultural employees. Estimates are produced and published monthly.
Projections for period 2010-2020 show anticipated trends in Delaware's occupations and industries.