Louisiana Job Growth
There were 1,943,700 jobs in Louisiana in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,956,570 employed persons for the month. Louisiana added 700 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 4,858 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Louisiana job growth compared to other states.
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Louisiana Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Louisiana as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Louisiana
CES employment peaked in July 2005 for Louisiana at 1,950,900. Since then 7,200 jobs have been lost in Louisiana according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,771,900 in October 2005, Louisiana has gained 171,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Louisiana reached a maximum of 1,972,501 in July 2005. 15,931 jobs have been lost in Louisiana since then according to the household survey. From a September 2005 low of 1,873,729, Louisiana has added 82,841 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Louisiana Employment History