Current Employment Statistics (CES)
CES produces payroll job estimates of Illinois' non-farm industries. Monthly files are updated in conjunction with the State and Metro Area Press Releases. Visit the
2021 Data Release Schedule.
View the Illinois Department of Employment Security
Employment Situation Press Releases
The following job tables and series are available:
Not Seasonally Adjusted Reports (Excel):
Seasonally Adjusted Reports (Excel):
CES data for Economic Development Regions (EDRs), Workforce Investment Areas (WIAs), and counties that are not in MSAs are produced by the Economic Information and Analysis division of the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Note: Estimates are not official U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
Statewide CES data is available in Seasonally Adjusted (SA) form and Not Seasonally Adjusted (NSA) form. Click here
for an explanation of the Seasonal Adjustment Methodology.
The Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) data are available in Not Seasonally Adjusted (NSA) series. Seasonally adjusted total nonfarm employment and Not Seasonally adjusted Hours and Earnings for MSA are available by visiting http://www.bls.gov/sae/#data