Baton Rouge Jobs Report

January 2020 Jobs Report

Jobs Added

Metro -700
  • Month Over Month: -0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 1,333
  • Year Over Year: +1.9%
State -2,600
  • Month Over Month: -0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: -200
  • Year Over Year: +0.5%
National +225,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 211,000
  • Year Over Year: +1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 4.5%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 4.4%
  • Year Over Year: +0.6%
State 5.2%
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 5.2%
  • Year Over Year: +0.5%
National 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%

Local Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance -100
  • From Last Month: -0.8%
  • 3 Month Average: 12
  • From Last Year: -0.8%
Telecommunications -100
  • From Last Month: -1.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 8
  • From Last Year: -2.4%
Accommodation & Food Services +200
  • From Last Month: +0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 37
  • From Last Year: +8.8%
Manufacturing +100
  • From Last Month: +0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 30
  • From Last Year: +1.3%
Manufacturing +100
  • From Last Month: +0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 30
  • From Last Year: +1.3%
Transportation & Warehousing +1,300
  • From Last Month: +1.7%
  • 3 Month Average: 77
  • From Last Year: +1.3%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing +100
  • From Last Month: +1.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 8
  • From Last Year: -2.4%
Goods Producing -300
  • From Last Month: -0.4%
  • 3 Month Average: 85
  • From Last Year: +0.7%

U.S. Job Growth for All Sectors

Local Job Reports

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