New Orleans

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Orleans–Metairie, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2018
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2017

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Economy at a Glance:

New Orleans-Metairie, LA
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Data
Oct
2017
Nov
2017
Dec
2017
Jan
2018
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2018
Mar
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)599.3 (r)599.6 (r)596.6 599.3 (p)601.8  

Employment(1)

(r)574.7 (r)575.8 (r)574.2 574.6 (p)579.2  

Unemployment(1)

(r)24.6 (r)23.8 (r)22.3 24.7 (p)22.6  

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)3.7 4.1 (p)3.8  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

575.7 577.4 578.7 571.4 574.1 (p)578.0

12-month % change

-0.4 -0.6 0.1 0.2 -0.5 (p)0.6

Mining and Logging(3)

4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.2 (p)4.2

12-month % change

-4.3 -4.3 -4.4 -4.5 -6.7 (p)-4.5

Construction(3)

28.9 28.3 29.2 29.1 29.5 (p)29.3

12-month % change

-1.7 -3.1 2.1 1.0 1.7 (p)1.0

Manufacturing(3)

30.7 30.7 30.9 30.8 30.9 (p)31.4

12-month % change

2.7 2.7 2.3 1.0 0.7 (p)3.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

112.6 114.0 115.4 112.6 112.0 (p)112.6

12-month % change

-2.6 -3.0 -2.8 -1.7 -1.6 (p)-1.1

Information(3)

7.2 7.0 6.9 6.9 7.3 (p)7.4

12-month % change

5.9 -12.5 3.0 6.2 -12.0 (p)-2.6

Financial Activities(3)

29.6 29.4 29.4 29.4 29.0 (p)29.4

12-month % change

-3.3 -3.3 -3.0 -2.3 -3.7 (p)-2.0

Professional and Business Services(3)

77.5 77.1 76.9 74.7 74.5 (p)75.9

12-month % change

2.1 2.4 3.5 0.4 -2.5 (p)0.5

Education and Health Services(3)

100.7 101.5 100.5 100.9 101.5 (p)101.9

12-month % change

0.2 0.6 -0.3 1.9 1.9 (p)2.7

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

87.4 87.9 88.6 87.2 88.3 (p)89.3

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.2 0.9 0.5 0.6 (p)1.4

Other Services(3)

24.2 24.2 24.2 24.2 24.2 (p)24.3

12-month % change

0.0 -0.4 0.4 -0.4 -0.4 (p)0.4

Government(3)

72.5 72.9 72.4 71.4 72.7 (p)72.3

12-month % change

0.3 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.4 (p)0.3

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