Lafayette

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2019
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2019
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018

Lafayette, LA Economy at a Glance:

Lafayette, LA
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Data
Nov
2018
Dec
2018
Jan
2019
Feb
2019
Mar
2019
Apr
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)211.6 (r)210.7 210.5 211.5 211.8 (p)211.4

Employment(1)

(r)202.5 (r)201.7 199.9 202.3 203.7 (p)204.1

Unemployment(1)

(r)9.1 (r)9.0 10.7 9.2 8.0 (p)7.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.3 (r)4.3 5.1 4.4 3.8 (p)3.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

204.9 205.0 202.5 203.9 204.6 (p)204.7

12-month % change

1.4 1.7 1.9 1.5 0.8 (p)0.7

Mining and Logging(3)

12.9 12.9 12.8 12.7 12.7 (p)12.4

12-month % change

0.0 0.8 -1.5 -2.3 -3.1 (p)-4.6

Construction(3)

9.8 9.7 9.5 9.8 9.7 (p)9.6

12-month % change

3.2 3.2 3.3 3.2 -1.0 (p)-1.0

Manufacturing(3)

15.8 15.7 16.1 15.9 16.0 (p)16.1

12-month % change

6.0 6.1 8.8 6.0 4.6 (p)3.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

42.1 42.5 41.8 41.6 41.7 (p)41.6

12-month % change

-2.3 -1.6 -1.2 -1.2 -1.7 (p)-1.4

Information(3)

2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3 (p)2.3

12-month % change

-4.0 -4.0 -4.2 -4.2 0.0 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

11.0 11.0 10.9 10.9 10.8 (p)10.8

12-month % change

2.8 1.9 1.9 0.9 0.0 (p)0.0

Professional and Business Services(3)

21.8 21.7 21.5 21.5 21.7 (p)22.1

12-month % change

3.3 2.8 2.4 1.4 0.5 (p)2.3

Education and Health Services(3)

32.5 32.5 32.2 32.4 32.5 (p)32.5

12-month % change

1.9 1.9 2.2 2.5 2.2 (p)1.9

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

21.8 22.0 21.7 22.1 22.4 (p)22.4

12-month % change

2.8 5.3 5.3 5.2 3.7 (p)3.2

Other Services(3)

7.2 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.2 (p)7.2

12-month % change

4.3 1.4 1.4 2.9 1.4 (p)1.4

Government(3)

27.6 27.5 26.6 27.5 27.6 (p)27.7

12-month % change

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.5 (p)1.1

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
(r) Revised