Baton Rouge

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 Nov 2018
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2018
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018

Baton Rouge, LA Economy at a Glance:

Baton Rouge, LA
Data Series Back
Data
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug
2018
Sept
2018
Oct
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

422.2 430.4 430.1 423.6 421.6 (p)420.5

Employment(1)

404.5 407.0 407.1 402.4 402.7 (p)402.7

Unemployment(1)

17.7 23.4 23.0 21.2 18.9 (p)17.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.2 5.4 5.3 5.0 4.5 (p)4.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

411.6 414.5 410.1 412.4 414.3 (p)413.1

12-month % change

0.8 2.2 2.0 1.7 2.0 (p)1.4

Mining and Logging(3)

0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 (p)1.0

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 11.1 11.1 (p)11.1

Construction(3)

50.7 53.3 54.1 54.3 54.0 (p)54.0

12-month % change

-3.1 4.5 5.0 5.8 7.6 (p)8.2

Manufacturing(3)

29.0 29.2 29.2 29.3 29.2 (p)29.4

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.3 0.0 0.3 0.7 (p)1.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

70.8 70.5 70.5 70.3 70.2 (p)69.3

12-month % change

0.4 0.7 1.0 0.0 0.7 (p)-1.1

Information(3)

5.5 5.3 5.3 5.0 4.8 (p)5.1

12-month % change

-8.3 -10.2 -3.6 0.0 -2.0 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

19.2 19.4 19.2 19.3 19.1 (p)19.0

12-month % change

1.6 2.6 2.1 2.7 2.1 (p)-1.6

Professional and Business Services(3)

47.5 48.2 48.0 47.6 47.4 (p)48.3

12-month % change

2.6 4.8 3.4 1.5 1.5 (p)1.7

Education and Health Services(3)

53.9 54.8 54.4 54.9 55.1 (p)54.5

12-month % change

1.7 3.6 4.2 4.2 4.0 (p)3.0

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

41.5 41.8 40.0 39.9 40.2 (p)39.9

12-month % change

4.0 3.0 -1.0 -2.4 -2.9 (p)-2.2

Other Services(3)

16.9 17.0 17.0 16.9 17.0 (p)17.1

12-month % change

2.4 1.2 1.8 1.2 2.4 (p)2.4

Government(3)

75.7 74.1 71.5 73.9 76.3 (p)75.5

12-month % change

1.2 1.1 1.3 1.5 1.6 (p)0.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary