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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 Aug 2020
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Orleans–Metairie – May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2020
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2019
Consumer Price Index, South Region – June 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 2020
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2019

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Economy at a Glance:

New Orleans-Metairie, LA
Data Series Back
Data
Jan
2020
Feb
2020
Mar
2020
Apr
2020
May
2020
June
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

600.4 599.1 598.9 557.0 575.5 (p)574.9

Employment(1)

569.4 575.8 563.7 451.4 475.3 (p)500.8

Unemployment(1)

31.0 23.3 35.2 105.6 100.2 (p)74.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.2 3.9 5.9 19.0 17.4 (p)12.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

584.1 586.3 570.5 479.6 486.9 (p)509.9

12-month % change

0.8 0.3 -1.7 -18.3 -17.1 (p)-12.7

Mining and Logging(3)

4.4 4.4 4.3 3.9 3.8 (p)3.8

12-month % change

2.3 4.8 2.4 -9.3 -11.6 (p)-11.6

Construction(3)

26.5 27.2 26.4 23.8 24.8 (p)23.3

12-month % change

-9.2 -7.2 -9.9 -19.6 -15.1 (p)-20.5

Manufacturing(3)

29.8 29.7 30.2 27.8 27.6 (p)27.8

12-month % change

-1.3 -2.0 0.0 -7.3 -8.0 (p)-7.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

112.3 111.0 111.7 93.6 95.1 (p)101.3

12-month % change

-0.7 -1.5 -0.3 -16.4 -15.2 (p)-9.5

Information(3)

6.7 8.0 7.3 7.1 6.7 (p)6.6

12-month % change

-4.3 -11.1 -9.9 -18.4 -24.7 (p)-10.8

Financial Activities(3)

30.5 30.3 30.8 29.7 30.0 (p)30.0

12-month % change

1.0 0.0 2.0 -2.3 -1.6 (p)-1.6

Professional and Business Services(3)

76.6 77.3 75.0 64.6 65.4 (p)66.4

12-month % change

1.7 1.7 -1.3 -16.1 -14.6 (p)-13.3

Education and Health Services(3)

105.1 106.3 102.0 92.7 95.6 (p)98.8

12-month % change

3.3 3.7 0.3 -10.4 -7.6 (p)-3.7

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

95.4 93.8 85.2 46.0 47.8 (p)61.7

12-month % change

4.1 2.1 -6.6 -49.8 -48.3 (p)-33.4

Other Services(3)

24.4 24.5 24.6 19.9 20.6 (p)21.3

12-month % change

0.8 0.4 1.2 -19.1 -16.3 (p)-13.8

Government(3)

72.4 73.8 73.0 70.5 69.5 (p)68.9

12-month % change

-0.1 -0.1 -0.3 -6.5 -7.7 (p)-6.6

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