Economy at a Glance

Louisiana

Louisiana
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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2,188.8 2,195.5 2,200.5 2,203.2 2,202.0 (P) 2,205.4

Employment (1)

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2,034.8 2,038.4 2,041.2 2,049.6 2,053.7 (P) 2,060.0

Unemployment (1)

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154.0 157.1 159.4 153.6 148.2 (P) 145.4

Unemployment Rate (2)

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7.0 7.2 7.2 7.0 6.7 (P) 6.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,991.8 1,994.4 1,996.6 1,989.0 1,987.0 (P) 1,984.0

12-month % change

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1.5 1.4 1.8 1.3 1.0 (P) 0.7

Mining and Logging (3)

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53.1 53.0 52.7 52.0 50.2 (P) 49.6

12-month % change

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-2.4 -2.6 -2.6 -4.2 -7.0 (P) -8.1

Construction (3)

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143.3 142.5 141.7 138.0 138.2 (P) 137.7

12-month % change

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7.7 7.4 7.8 3.2 2.4 (P) 1.1

Manufacturing (3)

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148.4 148.4 148.7 150.2 149.5 (P) 149.1

12-month % change

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1.6 1.7 2.0 2.7 1.7 (P) 1.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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393.3 393.3 394.1 393.8 393.6 (P) 391.7

12-month % change

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2.3 2.4 2.2 2.0 2.0 (P) 1.4

Information (4)

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25.7 28.0 26.5 26.3 27.6 (P) 27.6

12-month % change

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-2.3 1.4 3.1 11.4 10.4 (P) 6.2

Financial Activities (3)

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92.3 92.5 92.8 93.9 93.7 (P) 93.9

12-month % change

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-0.1 0.5 1.3 2.6 2.6 (P) 3.4

Professional & Business Services (3)

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212.9 213.2 213.7 209.1 209.3 (P) 209.8

12-month % change

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1.3 1.0 1.3 -1.5 -1.1 (P) -1.3

Education & Health Services (3)

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301.5 300.9 301.5 303.9 301.7 (P) 303.4

12-month % change

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1.9 1.7 1.9 2.4 1.7 (P) 2.2

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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222.2 223.4 225.0 223.9 224.3 (P) 224.0

12-month % change

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3.1 2.9 4.0 3.1 2.7 (P) 2.3

Other Services (3)

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71.9 72.1 72.8 72.0 72.8 (P) 72.1

12-month % change

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0.8 1.1 2.2 1.0 2.0 (P) 1.0

Government (3)

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327.2 327.1 327.1 325.9 326.1 (P) 325.1

12-month % change

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-1.9 -2.1 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 (P) -1.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: April 28, 2015

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Louisiana includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:

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