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 Measures

wdt_ID Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force
1 Jan 2017 6.3 564 8,386 8,950
2 Feb 2017 5.2 463 8,383 8,846
3 Mar 2017 5.0 444 8,467 8,911
4 Apr 2017 4.7 422 8,579 9,001
5 May 2017 4.9 443 8,612 9,055
6 Jun 2017 6.0 553 8,659 9,212
7 Jul 2017 5.9 530 8,416 8,946
8 Aug 2017 5.7 505 8,401 8,906
9 Sep 2017 5.1 456 8,557 9,013
10 Oct 2017 4.7 417 8,550 8,967
Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force

Beauregard Parish


Beauregard Parish Household Employment Measures

wdt_ID Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force
1 Jan 2017 6.7 982 13,588 14,570
2 Feb 2017 5.5 795 13,668 14,463
3 Mar 2017 5.3 766 13,794 14,560
4 Apr 2017 5.1 765 14,100 14,865
5 May 2017 5.4 801 14,086 14,887
6 Jun 2017 5.8 876 14,131 15,007
7 Jul 2017 5.9 875 13,953 14,828
8 Aug 2017 5.7 838 13,817 14,655
9 Sep 2017 5.3 776 13,782 14,558
10 Oct 2017 4.4 643 14,009 14,652
Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force

Calcasieu Parish


Calcasieu Parish Household Employment Measures

wdt_ID Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force
1 Jan 2017 4.8 4,989 99,038 104,027
2 Feb 2017 4.2 4,384 99,677 104,061
3 Mar 2017 4.0 4,195 101,752 105,947
4 Apr 2017 3.8 4,012 102,898 106,910
5 May 2017 3.9 4,206 103,296 107,502
6 Jun 2017 4.5 4,968 105,345 110,313
7 Jul 2017 4.2 4,712 106,737 111,449
8 Aug 2017 4.2 4,633 105,951 110,584
9 Sep 2017 3.9 4,335 106,173 110,508
10 Oct 2017 3.4 3,773 106,737 110,510
Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force

Cameron Parish


Cameron Parish Household Employment Measures

wdt_ID Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force
1 Jan 2017 4.2 163 3,674 3,837
2 Feb 2017 4.0 154 3,693 3,847
3 Mar 2017 3.7 143 3,773 3,916
4 Apr 2017 3.5 137 3,815 3,952
5 May 2017 3.3 132 3,837 3,969
6 Jun 2017 3.9 158 3,919 4,077
7 Jul 2017 3.9 159 3,966 4,125
8 Aug 2017 3.9 159 3,930 4,089
9 Sep 2017 3.6 147 3,930 4,077
10 Oct 2017 3.2 129 3,947 4,076
Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force

Jefferson Davis Parish


Jefferson Davis Parish Household Employment Measures

wdt_ID Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force
1 Jan 2017 6.0 801 12,646 13,447
2 Feb 2017 5.2 702 12,709 13,411
3 Mar 2017 5.0 665 12,742 13,407
4 Apr 2017 4.6 628 12,971 13,599
5 May 2017 4.7 647 13,003 13,650
6 Jun 2017 5.4 749 13,168 13,917
7 Jul 2017 5.3 734 13,218 13,952
8 Aug 2017 5.2 721 13,073 13,794
9 Sep 2017 4.7 642 12,925 13,567
10 Oct 2017 4.2 570 13,057 13,627
Date Unemployment Rate Unemployment Employment Labor Force

Job Openings Data by Parish


Parish Jobs Openings

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