Louisiana Job Growth
There were 1,975,300 jobs in Louisiana in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,985,836 employed persons for the month. Louisiana added 600 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 3,930 (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 December 2014 for Louisiana at 2,001,200. Since then 25,900 jobs have been lost in Louisiana according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,968,100 in September 2016, Louisiana has gained 7,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Louisiana reached a maximum of 2,039,350 in January 2015. 53,514 jobs have been lost in Louisiana since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Louisiana Employment History