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News Releases:
Jan
30
Union Members in Louisiana – 2022

In 2022, union members accounted for 4.2 percent of wage and salary workers in Louisiana, compared with 4.7 percent in 2021, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
12
Consumer Price Index, South Region — December 2022

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

Dec
15
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2022

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $35.65 per hour in the South to $43.84 in the Northeast in September 2022.

Louisiana Economy at a Glance:
Louisiana
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Data
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,104.5 2,096.1 2,089.9 2,083.8 2,084.8 (p)2,089.8

Employment(1)

2,027.6 2,022.2 2,019.6 2,015.8 2,016.5 (p)2,017.5

Unemployment(1)

76.9 73.9 70.3 68.0 68.3 (p)72.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.7 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.3 (p)3.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,923.9 1,931.4 1,936.9 1,933.6 1,937.8 (p)1,942.6

12-month % change

2.0 2.5 5.2 2.8 2.6 (p)2.4

Mining and Logging(3)

30.6 31.0 31.3 31.1 31.3 (p)31.4

12-month % change

1.7 3.7 6.1 4.7 4.0 (p)3.6

Construction(3)

130.4 127.7 127.6 125.0 129.2 (p)132.5

12-month % change

0.9 -0.6 -0.1 -6.2 -0.4 (p)-0.7

Manufacturing(3)

135.9 137.6 138.6 138.8 138.4 (p)139.6

12-month % change

5.3 6.9 9.0 7.3 6.3 (p)6.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

368.8 368.4 369.0 368.3 369.0 (p)367.0

12-month % change

0.8 0.7 2.3 1.1 1.2 (p)0.1

Information(3)

22.9 23.3 23.5 23.7 23.7 (p)23.1

12-month % change

5.5 6.4 14.6 1.7 -0.4 (p)-2.1

Financial Activities(3)

89.4 89.5 89.4 89.8 90.5 (p)90.3

12-month % change

0.1 0.3 0.4 -0.2 -1.8 (p)-0.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

227.9 229.0 229.1 227.7 226.9 (p)226.8

12-month % change

7.2 7.6 8.7 5.0 4.6 (p)3.3

Education & Health Services(3)

324.9 325.2 326.6 328.5 329.4 (p)329.5

12-month % change

1.6 2.1 6.4 5.0 4.6 (p)4.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

214.3 218.6 220.9 221.8 220.0 (p)222.1

12-month % change

3.7 6.4 17.0 9.2 6.7 (p)6.8

Other Services(3)

70.3 70.1 70.8 69.9 69.9 (p)70.4

12-month % change

1.6 1.6 5.0 2.3 0.3 (p)2.2

Government(3)

308.5 311.0 310.1 309.0 309.5 (p)309.9

12-month % change

-1.3 -1.3 -0.6 -0.2 0.0 (p)0.2

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 (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2023
New Orleans Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2023
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2023
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2023
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2023
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2023
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2023
Shreveport Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2023
Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2021 Employment News Release May 2022
Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Union Members in Louisiana – 2022 Employment News Release Jan 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Thibodaux — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Orleans-Metairie — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Shreveport-Bossier City — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2022
Consumer Price Index, South Region — December 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2023
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Jan 2023
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Jan 2023
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2023
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2021 Unemployment News Release Feb 2022
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2022
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2022
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2022
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2022