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Feb
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
10

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2016

In 2016, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6 was 10.7 percent in Louisiana, significantly higher than the 9.6-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
07

Union Members in Louisiana – 2016

In 2016, union members accounted for 4.2 percent of wage and salary workers in Louisiana compared with 5.8 percent in 2015, 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)

2,153.0 2,139.6 2,133.0 2,123.9 2,116.3 (p)2,112.6

Employment(1)

2,018.4 2,005.4 1,996.0 1,989.8 1,985.4 (p)1,983.2

Unemployment(1)

134.7 134.2 137.0 134.1 130.9 (p)129.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.3 6.3 6.4 6.3 6.2 (p)6.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,978.5 1,969.9 1,968.1 1,974.7 1,973.5 (p)1,975.4

12-month % change

-0.7 -1.0 -0.9 -0.4 -0.4 (p)-0.2

Mining and Logging(3)

38.9 38.9 39.0 39.2 38.9 (p)37.3

12-month % change

-18.3 -17.2 -15.4 -12.9 -11.0 (p)-14.1

Construction(3)

141.4 140.4 141.8 146.3 146.4 (p)145.5

12-month % change

1.2 0.0 0.8 2.7 1.7 (p)0.3

Manufacturing(3)

137.4 136.3 135.4 134.5 131.9 (p)132.9

12-month % change

-4.2 -4.8 -5.1 -5.7 -6.9 (p)-5.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

394.2 391.1 390.7 389.4 391.4 (p)392.2

12-month % change

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

Information(4)

26.3 25.1 24.4 24.8 25.5 (p)25.4

12-month % change

1.2 2.9 4.7 6.0 4.1 (p)5.4

Financial Activities(3)

90.7 90.8 90.7 90.4 90.5 (p)91.0

12-month % change

-1.1 -0.8 -0.4 0.3 0.6 (p)1.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

208.2 210.0 209.6 211.7 211.5 (p)211.4

12-month % change

-2.5 -1.9 -2.1 0.3 0.4 (p)0.2

Education & Health Services(3)

313.6 313.5 313.8 315.2 313.5 (p)316.1

12-month % change

2.7 2.6 2.7 3.6 2.8 (p)2.8

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

228.9 225.1 224.7 225.7 226.3 (p)226.0

12-month % change

-0.1 -1.4 -2.0 -2.4 -1.6 (p)-1.3

Other Services(3)

75.6 74.9 73.7 74.5 74.4 (p)75.1

12-month % change

1.5 0.9 -0.5 -0.1 -0.8 (p)0.7

Government(3)

323.3 323.8 324.3 323.0 323.2 (p)322.5

12-month % change

-1.1 -1.0 -0.8 -0.8 -1.0 (p)-0.9

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 Feb 2017
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2017
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Shreveport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2015 Employment News Release May 2016
Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2015 Pay News Release Dec 2016
Union Members in Louisiana – 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
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 Dec 2016
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2017
Southwest Occupational Fatalities by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 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 Feb 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2017
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2017
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2016
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2016