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Aug
19

Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2015

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

Jul
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge, May 2014

Workers in the Baton Rouge MSA had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.50 in May 2014, about 10 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jul
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, May 2014

Workers in the Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux MSA had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.77 in May 2014 compared to the nationwide average of $22.71 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Louisiana Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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2,202.0 2,205.1 2,210.7 2,215.0 2,210.6 (P) 2,197.9

Employment (1)

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2,053.7 2,059.8 2,064.9 2,069.3 2,069.3 (P) 2,061.4

Unemployment (1)

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148.2 145.3 145.8 145.7 141.3 (P) 136.6

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.4 (P) 6.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,987.0 1,982.4 1,985.9 1,989.2 1,994.0 (P) 1,989.5

12-month % change

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1.0 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 (P) 0.4

Mining and Logging (3)

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50.2 49.6 48.6 48.0 47.2 (P) 46.9

12-month % change

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-7.0 -8.1 -9.2 -10.8 -12.1 (P) -13.1

Construction (3)

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138.2 138.4 139.9 137.6 138.7 (P) 139.2

12-month % change

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2.4 1.6 2.6 -0.7 0.6 (P) -1.4

Manufacturing (3)

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149.5 149.2 148.5 150.8 151.0 (P) 150.9

12-month % change

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1.7 1.7 1.2 2.4 2.5 (P) 2.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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393.6 391.2 393.8 392.9 390.6 (P) 390.2

12-month % change

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2.0 1.3 1.8 1.3 0.5 (P) 0.2

Information (4)

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27.6 25.7 26.4 27.5 28.5 (P) 27.9

12-month % change

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10.4 -1.2 0.4 -1.1 4.0 (P) 4.5

Financial Activities (3)

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93.7 93.9 93.8 93.4 93.6 (P) 93.1

12-month % change

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2.6 3.4 2.6 2.1 2.3 (P) 1.3

Professional & Business Services (3)

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209.3 209.9 211.3 212.5 215.0 (P) 215.7

12-month % change

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-1.1 -1.2 -0.7 0.6 1.4 (P) 1.4

Education & Health Services (3)

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301.7 303.3 303.8 305.8 308.8 (P) 307.0

12-month % change

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1.7 2.2 2.1 2.5 3.0 (P) 2.7

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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224.3 224.0 223.5 225.1 223.3 (P) 224.2

12-month % change

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2.7 2.3 1.9 2.1 1.0 (P) 1.4

Other Services (3)

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72.8 72.1 71.5 71.9 73.5 (P) 73.1

12-month % change

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2.0 1.0 0.0 0.4 2.5 (P) 2.0

Government (3)

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326.1 325.1 324.8 323.7 323.8 (P) 321.3

12-month % change

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-1.7 -1.7 -1.5 -1.8 -1.8 (P) -1.8

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 Aug 2015
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2015
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2015
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2015
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2015
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2015
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2015
Shreveport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2015
Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2014 Employment News Release May 2015
Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2013 Pay News Release Jan 2015
Union Membership in Louisiana - 2014 Employment News Release Feb 2015
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 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2014
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 May 2015
Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2015
Southwest Occupational Fatalities by State Workplace fatalities Table May 2015
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Dec 2014
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2014 Unemployment News Release Mar 2015
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2015
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2015
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2015 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2015