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Jan
20

Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2015

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

Dec
31

Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2014

In 2014, Louisiana women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median weekly earnings of $623 or 77.5 percent of the $804 median weekly earnings of their male counterparts.

Dec
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – November 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged down 0.2 percent in November, 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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2,197.6 2,180.8 2,164.7 2,153.1 2,142.8 (P) 2,133.6

Employment (1)

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2,061.2 2,050.2 2,035.8 2,020.6 2,008.2 (P) 2,003.8

Unemployment (1)

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136.5 130.6 128.9 132.5 134.6 (P) 129.8

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.2 6.0 6.0 6.2 6.3 (P) 6.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,987.8 1,990.5 1,988.9 1,983.3 1,982.8 (P) 1,979.0

12-month % change

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0.3 0.3 0.1 -0.4 -0.6 (P) -0.9

Mining and Logging (3)

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46.8 46.1 44.9 44.1 42.9 (P) 42.8

12-month % change

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-13.3 -14.3 -16.9 -16.9 -19.1 (P) -18.8

Construction (3)

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139.6 138.9 142.2 144.6 147.7 (P) 147.7

12-month % change

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-1.1 -2.9 -1.3 0.9 3.6 (P) 4.2

Manufacturing (3)

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151.0 149.5 147.8 147.2 145.8 (P) 144.3

12-month % change

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2.3 1.2 0.2 -0.8 -1.8 (P) -3.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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390.2 388.7 386.3 384.3 383.1 (P) 381.5

12-month % change

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0.2 -0.3 -1.0 -2.3 -2.6 (P) -3.2

Information (4)

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27.6 26.5 25.6 24.6 25.4 (P) 25.5

12-month % change

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3.4 5.6 4.9 -4.3 -9.3 (P) -3.8

Financial Activities (3)

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93.4 92.9 93.6 91.9 91.6 (P) 91.6

12-month % change

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1.6 0.7 1.8 -0.4 -1.0 (P) -1.3

Professional & Business Services (3)

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215.2 216.8 218.7 218.7 217.6 (P) 216.5

12-month % change

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1.1 2.0 2.4 2.7 2.1 (P) 1.3

Education & Health Services (3)

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306.2 309.5 308.6 308.1 309.2 (P) 311.6

12-month % change

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2.5 3.3 2.8 2.2 2.8 (P) 3.3

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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223.4 225.6 227.0 227.6 226.7 (P) 225.4

12-month % change

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1.0 1.8 2.3 2.4 1.5 (P) 0.2

Other Services (3)

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73.1 72.6 70.8 71.2 71.7 (P) 71.0

12-month % change

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2.0 1.3 -1.1 -1.0 -0.6 (P) -2.5

Government (3)

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321.3 323.4 323.4 321.0 321.1 (P) 321.1

12-month % change

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-1.8 -1.3 -1.4 -1.9 -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 Jan 2016
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2016
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2016
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2016
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2016
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2016
Shreveport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2016
Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2014 Employment News Release May 2015
Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2014 Pay News Release Dec 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 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 Oct 2015
Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2016
Southwest Occupational Fatalities by State Workplace fatalities Table Sep 2015
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 Jan 2016
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2014 Unemployment News Release Mar 2015
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2016
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2016
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2015 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2015