Baton Rouge, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 412,200 jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 400,336 employed persons for the month. Baton Rouge added 2,800 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 395 (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 June 2018 at 412,300. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Baton Rouge according to the employer survey. From a trough of 409,400 in July 2019, Baton Rouge has gained 2,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 402,363 for Baton Rouge in February 2018. 2,027 jobs have been lost in Baton Rouge since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 399,373, Baton Rouge has added 963 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Employment History