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May
24

Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2015

From June 2015 to September 2015 gross job losses in private sector establishments in Louisiana totaled 100,050, while gross job gains numbered 98,922.

May
17

Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.4 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.6 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Louisiana Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(5) 2,132.9 (5) 2,129.6 2,135.9 2,146.2 2,158.4 (P) 2,164.8

Employment (1)

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(5) 2,007.6 (5) 2,005.2 2,010.9 2,018.7 2,026.4 (P) 2,029.1

Unemployment (1)

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(5) 125.3 (5) 124.4 125.1 127.5 132.0 (P) 135.8

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(5) 5.9 (5) 5.8 5.9 5.9 6.1 (P) 6.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,981.7 1,980.0 1,983.2 1,978.2 1,977.1 (P) 1,978.5

12-month % change

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-0.9 -1.1 -0.8 -1.0 -0.7 (P) -0.6

Mining and Logging (3)

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43.7 43.4 42.5 41.3 40.8 (P) 40.6

12-month % change

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-21.0 -21.5 -22.2 -21.5 -20.5 (P) -18.3

Construction (3)

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144.0 145.0 148.0 144.0 145.6 (P) 144.5

12-month % change

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1.9 2.6 5.1 2.9 4.7 (P) 3.8

Manufacturing (3)

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141.7 141.0 140.3 140.1 138.7 (P) 137.7

12-month % change

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-4.2 -4.7 -4.6 -4.8 -5.0 (P) -4.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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390.8 389.3 393.8 395.2 393.7 (P) 392.3

12-month % change

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-0.7 -1.3 -0.2 0.3 -0.1 (P) -0.3

Information (4)

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24.5 24.1 23.8 25.6 26.5 (P) 26.5

12-month % change

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-10.6 -10.1 -4.0 -3.8 3.9 (P) 0.0

Financial Activities (3)

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90.0 89.9 89.1 89.9 89.7 (P) 89.5

12-month % change

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-3.3 -3.2 -4.0 -2.9 -2.9 (P) -2.8

Professional & Business Services (3)

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210.7 211.0 207.8 208.5 207.3 (P) 209.4

12-month % change

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-1.4 -1.8 -2.8 -2.2 -2.8 (P) -1.7

Education & Health Services (3)

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305.1 307.5 308.4 309.0 309.1 (P) 309.4

12-month % change

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1.3 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.2 (P) 1.7

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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229.9 228.9 229.1 225.0 227.0 (P) 229.6

12-month % change

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2.2 1.6 1.5 -0.7 0.1 (P) 1.1

Other Services (3)

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75.0 74.6 74.3 73.8 73.9 (P) 74.2

12-month % change

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2.0 1.4 1.0 0.3 0.4 (P) 1.1

Government (3)

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326.3 325.3 326.1 325.8 324.8 (P) 324.8

12-month % change

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-0.5 -0.6 -0.6 -0.8 -0.7 (P) -0.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(5) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Baton Rouge Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2016
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table May 2016
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2016
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
Shreveport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2015 Employment News Release May 2016
Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2014 Pay News Release Dec 2015
Union Members in Louisiana – 2015 Employment News Release Feb 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Shreveport–Bossier City, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Apr 2016
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2016
Southwest Occupational Fatalities by State Workplace fatalities Table Apr 2016
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2015
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2016
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2015 Unemployment News Release Feb 2016
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table May 2016
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table May 2016
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2015 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2016