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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 Apr 2021
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge – May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2020
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2020
Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2021
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2020

Baton Rouge, LA Economy at a Glance:

Baton Rouge, LA
Data Series Back
Data
Oct
2020
Nov
2020
Dec
2020
Jan
2021
Feb
2021
Mar
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)425.8 (2)425.8 (2)422.2 416.5 (p)416.5  

Employment(1)

(2)398.6 (2)398.8 (2)395.4 388.7 (p)390.8  

Unemployment(1)

(2)27.1 (2)27.0 (2)26.8 27.8 (p)25.7  

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)6.4 (2)6.3 (2)6.4 6.7 (p)6.2  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

389.1 390.2 389.0 384.7 387.7 (p)387.4

12-month % change

-6.0 -6.4 -5.6 -5.0 -5.6 (p)-5.1

Mining and Logging(4)

0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 (p)0.7

12-month % change

-36.4 -27.3 -36.4 -30.0 -36.4 (p)-36.4

Construction(4)

42.3 41.5 41.0 40.2 41.4 (p)41.6

12-month % change

-11.3 -15.1 -12.8 -12.4 -14.6 (p)-12.4

Manufacturing(4)

28.7 28.6 29.3 28.8 28.9 (p)29.1

12-month % change

-5.6 -6.2 -3.9 -3.7 -3.7 (p)-3.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

68.0 69.1 69.5 68.5 69.0 (p)68.2

12-month % change

-3.7 -4.4 -4.4 -2.7 -1.3 (p)-1.7

Information(4)

4.5 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.5 (p)4.5

12-month % change

-6.3 -13.5 -12.0 -10.0 -15.1 (p)-16.7

Financial Activities(4)

16.4 16.6 16.7 17.0 17.0 (p)16.8

12-month % change

-12.8 -11.7 -9.7 -6.1 -6.1 (p)-7.2

Professional and Business Services(4)

48.9 48.1 47.9 46.8 46.8 (p)46.1

12-month % change

-1.8 -3.4 -2.4 -5.1 -6.2 (p)-7.2

Education and Health Services(4)

52.2 52.8 52.5 52.2 52.1 (p)51.7

12-month % change

-5.6 -4.9 -5.4 -4.9 -5.3 (p)-5.5

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

34.5 35.2 34.3 33.6 34.8 (p)36.0

12-month % change

-14.8 -12.2 -13.2 -13.0 -10.8 (p)-6.3

Other Services(4)

15.1 15.0 14.9 15.2 15.3 (p)15.3

12-month % change

-12.7 -11.8 -10.8 -8.4 -10.0 (p)-7.3

Government(4)

77.8 78.0 77.8 77.2 77.2 (p)77.4

12-month % change

0.3 0.5 1.7 2.7 0.1 (p)-0.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary