% + from

Latest Previous previous Year %+ from

period period period ago year ago

Employment (000's) (May) 4,448 4,473 -0.6% 4,367 +1.9%

Unemployment (000's) (May) 266 260 +2.3 266 0.0

Help-wanted ads index (Dec.) 46 43 +7.0 43 +7.0

Jobless-to-job ad ratio (Dec.)1 5.8 6.3 -7.9 7.3 -20.5

Film permits (May)2 2,309 2,222 +3.9 2,220 +4.0

Business failures (Dec.) 369 218 +40.9 244 +33.9

Bankruptcies

Chapter 7 (Apr.) 2,395 2,771 -13.6 3,449 -30.6

Chapter 11 (Apr.) 9 14 -35.7 18 -50.0

Exports (mils.) (Mar.) $6,515.3 $5,343.9 +21.9 $5,675.9 +14.8

Imports (mils.) (Mar.) $12,007.8 $10,999.9 +9.2 $10,037.9 +19.6

Air cargo4

LAX (Apr.) 182.4 209.3 -12.9 167.0 +9.2

Burbank (Feb.) 6.2 5.4 +14.8 7.0 -10.5

Los Angeles CPI (Maay)5 171.1 170.6 +0.3 166.8 +2.9

Index of Leading Indicators (Jan.)6 101.2 101.1 +0.1 100.9 +0.3

Electricity Accounts (000's)7

Residential (May)8 1,206.0 1,202.3 +0.3 1,194.3 +1.0 Commercial (May) 178.0 189.6 -6.1 174.9 +1.8

Industrial (May) 15.9 16.0 -0.6 15.9 0.0

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