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Apr
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.7 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
20

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2018

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $30.84 per hour in the South to $38.36 in the Northeast during December 2018.

Mar
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.5 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Louisiana Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)2,098.9 (2)2,099.3 (2)2,099.8 2,101.4 2,102.7 (p)2,102.0

Employment(1)

(2)1,996.6 (2)1,996.9 (2)1,997.1 1,998.7 2,000.4 (p)2,002.9

Unemployment(1)

(2)102.3 (2)102.4 (2)102.7 102.7 102.3 (p)99.1

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.9 (2)4.9 (2)4.9 4.9 4.9 (p)4.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

1,987.0 1,984.4 1,982.2 1,984.2 1,981.3 (p)1,984.6

12-month % change

0.8 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.4 (p)0.0

Mining and Logging(4)

36.0 35.2 35.5 35.7 35.5 (p)34.9

12-month % change

2.3 0.3 0.9 0.0 0.0 (p)-2.5

Construction(4)

150.5 148.4 146.5 145.7 145.0 (p)144.8

12-month % change

2.8 1.4 -1.2 -1.8 -2.8 (p)-5.2

Manufacturing(4)

134.8 134.7 135.0 135.8 137.0 (p)137.6

12-month % change

0.2 0.1 0.1 0.7 1.7 (p)1.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

378.9 378.4 377.8 380.1 380.3 (p)379.8

12-month % change

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

Information(4)

23.3 23.4 23.6 22.8 22.3 (p)21.7

12-month % change

0.9 1.3 3.1 -2.1 -3.9 (p)-10.0

Financial Activities(4)

91.3 91.7 91.8 91.3 91.3 (p)91.2

12-month % change

0.0 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.1 (p)0.1

Professional & Business Services(4)

213.6 213.1 213.0 212.6 210.0 (p)211.3

12-month % change

1.4 0.9 0.8 0.1 -0.8 (p)-0.6

Education & Health Services(4)

318.6 320.2 319.9 320.5 321.1 (p)321.0

12-month % change

1.7 2.0 1.8 2.3 2.4 (p)2.4

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

238.0 237.0 237.2 238.3 237.5 (p)240.6

12-month % change

1.4 1.1 1.1 1.5 1.4 (p)1.9

Other Services(4)

74.2 74.8 74.6 74.7 74.3 (p)74.3

12-month % change

0.7 1.8 1.5 1.6 1.1 (p)1.1

Government(4)

327.8 327.5 327.3 326.7 327.0 (p)327.4

12-month % change

0.0 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.3 (p)-0.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) 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 Apr 2019
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2019
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2019
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2019
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2019
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2019
Shreveport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2017 Employment News Release May 2018
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 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 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 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 Apr 2019
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2018 Unemployment News Release Feb 2019
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2019
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2019
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2019
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018