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Nov
17

Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South inched up 0.1 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
18

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.2 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
03

Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2016

Employment rose in 4 of the 7 largest parishes in Louisiana from March 2015 to March 2016, 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)

2,165.5 2,161.3 2,153.0 2,139.6 2,133.0 (p)2,124.1

Employment(1)

2,029.9 2,026.7 2,018.4 2,005.4 1,996.0 (p)1,989.9

Unemployment(1)

135.6 134.6 134.7 134.2 137.0 (p)134.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.3 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.4 (p)6.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,975.6 1,979.1 1,978.5 1,969.9 1,968.1 (p)1,975.4

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.7 -0.7 -1.0 -0.9 (p)-0.3

Mining and Logging(3)

40.3 39.3 38.9 38.9 39.0 (p)39.1

12-month % change

-17.9 -18.0 -18.3 -17.2 -15.4 (p)-13.1

Construction(3)

143.0 142.5 141.4 140.4 141.8 (p)146.4

12-month % change

3.0 2.2 1.2 0.0 0.8 (p)2.7

Manufacturing(3)

136.4 136.9 137.4 136.3 135.4 (p)134.6

12-month % change

-5.5 -4.9 -4.2 -4.8 -5.1 (p)-5.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

392.4 392.7 394.2 391.1 390.7 (p)389.4

12-month % change

-0.3 -0.3 0.2 -0.7 -0.5 (p)-0.6

Information(4)

26.0 26.6 26.3 25.1 24.4 (p)24.8

12-month % change

-9.1 -2.6 1.2 2.9 4.7 (p)6.0

Financial Activities(3)

89.7 89.5 90.7 90.8 90.7 (p)90.4

12-month % change

-2.5 -2.6 -1.1 -0.8 -0.4 (p)0.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

210.6 208.9 208.2 210.0 209.6 (p)212.0

12-month % change

-1.4 -2.2 -2.5 -1.9 -2.1 (p)0.5

Education & Health Services(3)

309.7 312.3 313.6 313.5 313.8 (p)314.9

12-month % change

1.6 2.2 2.7 2.6 2.7 (p)3.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

229.2 230.6 228.9 225.1 224.7 (p)226.0

12-month % change

0.7 1.1 -0.1 -1.4 -2.0 (p)-2.2

Other Services(3)

74.3 74.8 75.6 74.9 73.7 (p)74.7

12-month % change

0.7 1.4 1.5 0.9 -0.5 (p)0.1

Government(3)

324.0 325.0 323.3 323.8 324.3 (p)323.1

12-month % change

-1.0 -0.8 -1.1 -1.0 -0.8 (p)-0.8

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.
(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 Dec 2016
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2016
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2016
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Dec 2016
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Dec 2016
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2016
Shreveport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 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 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma–Thibodaux, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Orleans–Metairie, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Shreveport–Bossier City, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Apr 2016
Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 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 2016
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2016
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2015 Unemployment News Release Feb 2016
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2016
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2016
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2016
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2016