Baton Rouge, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 410,600 jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 400,313 employed persons for the month. Baton Rouge lost 3,000 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,612 (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 414,200. Since then 3,600 jobs have been lost in Baton Rouge according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 410,856 for Baton Rouge in February 2018. 10,543 jobs have been lost in Baton Rouge since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Employment History