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Aug
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2018

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

Jul
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – June 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.2 percent in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Shreveport–Bossier City – May 2017

Workers in the Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $18.94 in May 2017, about 22 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.

Louisiana Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,128.1 2,133.8 2,138.0 2,138.9 2,137.6 (p)2,136.3

Employment(1)

2,033.0 2,039.0 2,042.3 2,041.4 2,036.3 (p)2,031.3

Unemployment(1)

95.1 94.8 95.7 97.5 101.4 (p)105.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.5 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,978.3 1,983.9 1,992.2 1,992.0 1,988.0 (p)1,988.3

12-month % change

0.2 0.6 1.0 1.0 0.8 (p)1.1

Mining and Logging(3)

34.5 34.8 35.4 34.9 34.8 (p)34.4

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.3 0.6 -0.6 -1.4 (p)-2.3

Construction(3)

146.8 147.5 149.4 150.8 150.4 (p)150.0

12-month % change

0.3 0.7 1.4 1.5 2.0 (p)1.8

Manufacturing(3)

136.5 136.7 137.3 137.5 138.8 (p)139.2

12-month % change

1.2 1.3 1.7 2.2 2.9 (p)3.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

378.0 379.5 380.2 382.1 381.0 (p)382.8

12-month % change

-1.9 -1.1 -0.9 -0.2 -0.4 (p)0.5

Information(3)

22.8 23.3 23.9 23.6 22.4 (p)23.3

12-month % change

-4.6 -0.9 0.4 -0.4 0.4 (p)7.4

Financial Activities(3)

90.3 91.0 91.7 91.4 91.6 (p)91.4

12-month % change

-2.3 -1.3 -0.4 -0.8 -0.2 (p)-0.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

212.8 214.4 215.2 214.7 214.0 (p)213.3

12-month % change

1.4 2.4 3.2 2.9 2.3 (p)1.8

Education & Health Services(3)

318.1 319.4 320.6 318.9 318.6 (p)318.1

12-month % change

1.5 1.7 2.1 1.4 1.2 (p)1.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

238.0 236.4 237.8 238.4 236.8 (p)236.6

12-month % change

2.8 2.0 2.8 2.9 1.8 (p)1.5

Other Services(3)

75.2 75.8 75.0 74.8 75.0 (p)75.2

12-month % change

1.8 2.7 2.0 1.5 1.6 (p)2.0

Government(3)

325.3 325.1 325.7 324.9 324.6 (p)324.0

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.8 (p)-0.8

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
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2018
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2018
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2018
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2018
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2018
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2018
Shreveport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2017 Employment News Release May 2018
Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2016 Pay News Release Sep 2017
Union Members in Louisiana – 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Thibodaux – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Orleans–Metairie – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Shreveport–Bossier City – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2018
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2017
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2017
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2017 Unemployment News Release Feb 2018
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2018
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2018
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2017