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News Releases:

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2021

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

Oct
04

Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2020

In 2020, Louisiana women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $760, or 74.2 percent of the $1,024 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts.

Sep
16

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2021

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $32.78 per hour in the South to $40.93 in the Northeast during June 2021.

Louisiana Economy at a Glance:

Louisiana
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2021
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,068.9 2,070.1 2,068.7 2,069.4 2,065.9 (p)2,062.2

Employment(1)

1,919.5 1,923.4 1,925.4 1,933.2 1,937.6 (p)1,942.0

Unemployment(1)

149.3 146.7 143.3 136.2 128.3 (p)120.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

7.2 7.1 6.9 6.6 6.2 (p)5.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,833.9 1,832.2 1,836.5 1,847.2 1,847.6 (p)1,818.0

12-month % change

7.3 5.7 3.8 3.1 2.2 (p)0.8

Mining and Logging(3)

29.0 29.3 29.8 29.7 29.6 (p)29.8

12-month % change

-9.4 -4.2 1.0 2.1 3.1 (p)4.2

Construction(3)

117.1 116.5 115.3 116.3 115.9 (p)115.0

12-month % change

3.2 2.4 0.8 1.7 0.6 (p)-1.1

Manufacturing(3)

127.0 125.6 125.6 125.1 125.7 (p)124.4

12-month % change

-3.1 -3.4 -3.0 -2.9 -2.1 (p)-3.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

362.7 362.1 360.5 360.6 359.0 (p)357.4

12-month % change

7.7 5.6 2.2 1.3 0.3 (p)-0.2

Information(3)

17.2 17.4 17.0 17.0 16.9 (p)16.6

12-month % change

6.2 6.7 4.9 4.3 -1.7 (p)-7.3

Financial Activities(3)

88.7 89.2 89.1 89.3 89.9 (p)89.5

12-month % change

-1.0 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.9 (p)0.0

Professional & Business Services(3)

205.9 206.4 209.0 209.4 209.1 (p)208.9

12-month % change

7.0 6.3 6.5 5.8 4.4 (p)3.6

Education & Health Services(3)

311.9 311.2 316.0 318.3 316.9 (p)309.7

12-month % change

6.0 4.0 4.1 4.0 3.4 (p)1.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

194.4 195.1 197.9 201.7 202.9 (p)188.9

12-month % change

46.4 32.3 17.9 15.8 13.4 (p)7.1

Other Services(3)

66.8 67.5 66.6 66.2 66.4 (p)66.5

12-month % change

23.7 16.2 5.7 2.8 1.2 (p)1.8

Government(3)

313.2 311.9 309.7 313.6 315.3 (p)311.3

12-month % change

-1.1 0.1 0.4 -0.4 -1.3 (p)-1.5

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 Oct 2021
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2021
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2021
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Oct 2021
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Shreveport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2020 Employment News Release May 2021
Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Union Members in Louisiana – 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Thibodaux — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Orleans-Metairie — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Shreveport-Bossier City — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2020
Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2021
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2020
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2020
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2020 Unemployment News Release Feb 2021
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2021 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2021
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2021