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Aug
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.3 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jul
19

Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge – May 2018

Workers in the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.73 in May 2018, about 13 percent below the nationwide average of $24.98.

Jul
19

Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Thibodaux – May 2018

Workers in the Houma-Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.40 in May 2018, about 14 percent below the nationwide average of $24.98.

Louisiana Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,102.7 2,102.0 2,099.7 2,098.3 2,097.5 (p)2,095.8

Employment(1)

2,000.4 2,003.0 2,004.9 2,006.1 2,007.1 (p)2,005.5

Unemployment(1)

102.3 99.0 94.8 92.2 90.5 (p)90.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.9 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.3 (p)4.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,981.3 1,984.5 1,983.2 1,982.1 1,981.0 (p)1,980.9

12-month % change

0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 (p)-0.1

Mining and Logging(3)

35.5 35.5 35.2 35.5 35.6 (p)35.8

12-month % change

0.0 -0.8 -2.2 -1.7 -1.1 (p)-0.3

Construction(3)

145.0 144.7 144.2 142.9 140.8 (p)140.4

12-month % change

-2.8 -5.2 -5.3 -6.5 -8.2 (p)-7.9

Manufacturing(3)

137.0 137.6 137.0 137.2 136.5 (p)136.0

12-month % change

1.7 1.6 1.4 1.7 0.9 (p)0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

380.3 379.7 379.2 380.0 381.6 (p)380.5

12-month % change

-0.2 -0.4 -0.3 -0.2 0.5 (p)0.1

Information(3)

22.3 21.7 21.4 21.2 21.0 (p)21.2

12-month % change

-3.9 -10.0 -10.1 -5.8 -5.0 (p)-3.6

Financial Activities(3)

91.3 91.0 90.4 90.0 90.4 (p)90.3

12-month % change

0.1 -0.1 -0.8 -1.0 -0.7 (p)-0.8

Professional & Business Services(3)

210.0 211.8 214.7 213.1 213.3 (p)215.6

12-month % change

-0.8 -0.4 0.9 0.4 0.0 (p)1.2

Education & Health Services(3)

321.1 322.0 323.4 323.6 323.6 (p)323.8

12-month % change

2.4 2.7 3.0 3.0 3.2 (p)2.8

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

237.5 239.2 237.3 238.6 237.9 (p)236.3

12-month % change

1.4 1.3 1.0 1.5 1.0 (p)0.3

Other Services(3)

74.3 74.1 73.7 73.6 74.3 (p)75.2

12-month % change

1.1 0.8 0.1 -0.4 0.7 (p)2.2

Government(3)

327.0 327.2 326.7 326.4 326.0 (p)325.8

12-month % change

0.3 -0.2 -0.5 -0.4 -0.4 (p)-0.6

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 2019
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2019
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2019
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2019
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2019
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2019
Shreveport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2018 Employment News Release May 2019
Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2017 Pay News Release Sep 2018
Union Members in Louisiana – 2018 Employment News Release Feb 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Thibodaux – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Orleans–Metairie – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Shreveport–Bossier City – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2019
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2018
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2018
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2019
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2018 Unemployment News Release Feb 2019
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2019
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2019
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2019 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018