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Baton Rouge

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 Oct 2019
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2019
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2019
Baton Rouge, LA Economy at a Glance:
Baton Rouge, LA
Data Series Back
Data
Apr
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug
2022
Sept
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

423.0 421.4 423.0 423.5 420.3 (p)422.2

Employment(1)

409.8 407.8 405.3 406.1 405.9 (p)408.9

Unemployment(1)

13.1 13.6 17.7 17.5 14.4 (p)13.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.1 3.2 4.2 4.1 3.4 (p)3.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

399.5 399.6 393.8 394.2 (p)399.4  

12-month % change

2.0 1.8 2.2 2.6 (p)2.6  

Mining and Logging(3)

0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 (p)0.9  

12-month % change

12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 (p)12.5  

Construction(3)

42.6 42.4 41.1 39.3 (p)39.7  

12-month % change

0.2 -0.7 -1.7 -5.8 (p)-5.0  

Manufacturing(3)

29.1 29.4 29.8 30.0 (p)30.1  

12-month % change

3.6 5.0 6.4 7.1 (p)7.9  

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

69.7 69.8 69.3 69.4 (p)69.3  

12-month % change

2.7 2.6 2.4 1.6 (p)1.2  

Information(3)

5.4 5.5 5.4 5.4 (p)5.4  

12-month % change

8.0 0.0 0.0 5.9 (p)5.9  

Financial Activities(3)

17.9 17.9 17.9 18.0 (p)18.1  

12-month % change

1.7 1.7 2.9 2.3 (p)2.8  

Professional and Business Services(3)

52.5 51.8 51.1 51.9 (p)51.3  

12-month % change

6.7 5.7 5.4 6.8 (p)4.7  

Education and Health Services(3)

54.1 54.3 54.7 56.0 (p)56.8  

12-month % change

0.2 0.7 0.9 3.9 (p)4.0  

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

37.1 38.1 38.9 39.4 (p)39.8  

12-month % change

3.3 4.1 5.4 5.3 (p)6.7  

Other Services(3)

16.3 15.9 16.1 16.1 (p)16.1  

12-month % change

4.5 0.6 1.3 5.2 (p)4.5  

Government(3)

73.9 73.6 68.6 67.8 (p)71.9  

12-month % change

-1.3 -1.3 -0.4 0.4 (p)0.7  

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