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News Releases:
Aug
10
Consumer Price Index, South Region — July 2022

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

Jul
19
Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge — May 2021

Workers in the Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $24.87 in May 2021, 11 percent below the nationwide average of $28.01.

Jul
19
Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Thibodaux — May 2021

Workers in the Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $24.79 in May 2021, 11 percent below the nationwide average of $28.01.

Louisiana Economy at a Glance:
Louisiana
Data Series Back
Data
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May
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June
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,069.1 2,078.2 2,089.7 2,100.4 2,107.4 (p)2,107.6

Employment(1)

1,979.3 1,989.0 2,002.0 2,013.6 2,023.9 (p)2,027.8

Unemployment(1)

89.8 89.3 87.8 86.8 83.5 (p)79.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.3 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,902.4 1,905.2 1,906.5 1,908.9 1,909.6 (p)1,903.8

12-month % change

2.9 3.1 2.5 2.4 2.1 (p)1.9

Mining and Logging(3)

30.5 31.0 31.5 31.8 31.6 (p)31.4

12-month % change

5.9 7.3 7.1 6.7 5.3 (p)5.7

Construction(3)

131.8 132.6 134.4 134.2 132.7 (p)131.8

12-month % change

7.5 7.6 7.7 5.2 4.2 (p)3.7

Manufacturing(3)

132.1 133.9 133.8 133.4 134.4 (p)135.3

12-month % change

2.6 4.6 4.3 3.4 4.6 (p)5.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

367.7 370.6 369.7 370.4 369.9 (p)369.4

12-month % change

1.1 1.8 1.3 1.7 1.3 (p)1.1

Information(3)

24.5 23.1 23.2 22.9 23.1 (p)23.5

12-month % change

27.6 19.1 19.0 18.7 12.1 (p)10.8

Financial Activities(3)

89.5 89.7 89.4 88.5 89.0 (p)88.6

12-month % change

1.0 0.9 0.6 -0.4 0.0 (p)0.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

217.6 219.6 221.7 219.4 220.3 (p)219.8

12-month % change

5.2 6.3 5.7 4.3 4.4 (p)4.3

Education & Health Services(3)

315.9 316.3 316.4 318.1 318.2 (p)318.7

12-month % change

0.1 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.3 (p)0.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

211.2 210.8 209.4 212.1 213.6 (p)211.4

12-month % change

9.9 10.0 8.0 8.6 8.1 (p)6.1

Other Services(3)

69.1 68.8 68.6 70.3 69.2 (p)69.8

12-month % change

0.6 0.6 -1.4 0.9 -0.9 (p)-0.7

Government(3)

312.5 308.8 308.4 307.8 307.6 (p)304.1

12-month % change

-0.7 -1.6 -1.6 -1.9 -1.9 (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.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Baton Rouge Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2022
New Orleans Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2022
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2022
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2022
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2022
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2022
Shreveport Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2022
Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2021 Employment News Release May 2022
Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Union Members in Louisiana – 2021 Employment News Release Feb 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Thibodaux — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Orleans-Metairie — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Shreveport-Bossier City — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2020
Consumer Price Index, South Region — July 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2022
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2020
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2020
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2022
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2021 Unemployment News Release Feb 2022
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2022
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2022
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2021