Parish Labor Market Data

The following labor market figures for each of the 5 parishes in SWLA come from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC).

Household employment figures come from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) from the BLS. The nonfarm and industry employment statistics are from the State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings from the BLS. The job openings data comes from the LWC Louisiana Occupational Information System (LOIS).

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Allen Parish


Allen Parish Household Employment

wdt_ID Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force
1 Jan 2017 6.3 563 8,401.0 8,964.0
2 Feb 2017 5.2 459 8,411.0 8,870.0
3 Mar 2017 4.9 442 8,490.0 8,932.0
4 Apr 2017 4.8 431 8,596.0 9,027.0
5 May 2017 4.8 439 8,639.0 9,078.0
6 Jun 2017 5.9 542 8,692.0 9,234.0
7 Jul 2017 6.0 538 8,447.0 8,985.0
8 Aug 2017 5.7 511 8,433.0 8,944.0
9 Sep 2017 5.1 465 8,579.0 9,044.0
10 Oct 2017 4.6 415 8,564.0 8,979.0
Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force

Beauregard Parish


Beauregard Parish Household Employment

wdt_ID Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force
1 Jan 2017 6.7 980 13,611.0 14,591.0
2 Feb 2017 5.4 787 13,713.0 14,500.0
3 Mar 2017 5.2 762 13,832.0 14,594.0
4 Apr 2017 5.2 781 14,128.0 14,909.0
5 May 2017 5.3 794 14,130.0 14,924.0
6 Jun 2017 5.7 860 14,185.0 15,045.0
7 Jul 2017 6.0 889 14,005.0 14,894.0
8 Aug 2017 5.8 847 13,870.0 14,717.0
9 Sep 2017 5.4 791 13,818.0 14,609.0
10 Oct 2017 4.4 640 14,031.0 14,671.0
Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force

Calcasieu Parish


Calcasieu Parish Household Employment

wdt_ID Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force
1 Jan 2017 4.8 4,984.0 99,209.0 104,193.0
2 Feb 2017 4.2 4,342.0 100,008.0 104,350.0
3 Mar 2017 3.9 4,175.0 102,033.0 106,208.0
4 Apr 2017 3.8 4,097.0 103,105.0 107,202.0
5 May 2017 3.9 4,171.0 103,617.0 107,788.0
6 Jun 2017 4.4 4,872.0 105,751.0 110,623.0
7 Jul 2017 4.3 4,785.0 107,137.0 111,922.0
8 Aug 2017 4.2 4,682.0 106,358.0 111,040.0
9 Sep 2017 4.0 4,421.0 106,445.0 110,866.0
10 Oct 2017 3.4 3,759.0 106,904.0 110,663.0
Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force

Cameron Parish


Cameron Parish Household Employment

wdt_ID Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force
1 Jan 2017 4.2 163 3,680.0 3,843.0
2 Feb 2017 4.0 153 3,705.0 3,858.0
3 Mar 2017 3.6 143 3,783.0 3,926.0
4 Apr 2017 3.5 140 3,822.0 3,962.0
5 May 2017 3.3 131 3,849.0 3,980.0
6 Jun 2017 3.8 155 3,934.0 4,089.0
7 Jul 2017 3.9 161 3,980.0 4,141.0
8 Aug 2017 3.9 160 3,945.0 4,105.0
9 Sep 2017 3.7 150 3,940.0 4,090.0
10 Oct 2017 3.2 129 3,953.0 4,082.0
Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force

Jefferson Davis Parish


Jefferson Davis Household Employment

wdt_ID Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force
1 Jan 2017 5.9 800 12,668 13,468
2 Feb 2017 5.2 695 12,752 13,447
3 Mar 2017 4.9 662 12,777 13,439
4 Apr 2017 4.7 641 12,997 13,638
5 May 2017 4.7 642 13,044 13,686
6 Jun 2017 5.3 734 13,218 13,952
7 Jul 2017 5.3 746 13,267 14,013
8 Aug 2017 5.3 728 13,123 13,851
9 Sep 2017 4.8 654 12,958 13,612
10 Oct 2017 4.2 568 13,077 13,645
Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force

Job Openings Data by Parish


Parish Job Openings

wdt_ID Date Allen Beauregard Calcasieu Cameron Jefferson Davis SWLA
1 Jan 2017 223 360 5,557 401 245 6,786
2 Feb 2017 224 318 5,049 577 224 6,392
3 Mar 2017 194 261 4,891 942 183 6,471
4 Apr 2017 196 229 5,223 860 208 6,716
5 May 2017 183 201 5,056 788 205 6,433
6 Jun 2017 161 224 4,781 576 160 5,902
7 Jul 2017 147 236 5,078 569 155 6,185
8 Aug 2017 155 220 4,900 225 128 5,628
9 Sep 2017 120 217 4,439 138 139 5,053
10 Oct 2017 144 216 4,876 135 158 5,529
Date Allen Beauregard Calcasieu Cameron Jefferson Davis