Baton Rouge, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 417,300 jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 403,922 employed persons for the month. Baton Rouge lost 1,400 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 663 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Baton Rouge job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Baton Rouge 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 for Baton Rouge, Louisiana
CES employment for Baton Rouge peaked in October 2016 at 418,700. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Baton Rouge according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 406,943 for Baton Rouge in July 2016. 3,021 jobs have been lost in Baton Rouge since then according to the household survey. From a September 2016 low of 403,071, Baton Rouge has added 851 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Employment History