Employment Trends

Unemployment Trends by Parish

Parish 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Jefferson 5.4% 6.5 5.5 6.2 6.8 6.8 6.1 4.0 3.2
Orleans 6.0% 7.4 7.3 7.8 8.6 8.8 7.7 5.4 4.5
Plaquemines 5.3% 6.4 5.8 6.1 6.8 6.1 6.3 4.2 3.5
St. Bernard 6.9% 7.3 6.2 6.9 7.4 7.4 6.0 4.0 3.8
St. Charles 6.8% 6.4 5.8 6.0 6.8 6.8 6.3 4.2 3.4
St. James 7.4% 8.9 8.4 9.4 11.6 11.5 9.0 6.7 6.1
St. John 6.7% 7.9 7.6 8.0 9.4 10.0 8.4 5.5 4.4
St. Tammany 5.0% 6.1 5.1 5.3 5.7 5.6 5.3 3.6 2.8
Tangipahoa 6.5% 7.7 7.3 7.8 8.8 9.0 7.4 5.1 4.1
Washington 7.1% 8.4 8.6 9.1 9.6 9.8 8.5 5.9 5.2

Source: Louisiana Dept. of Labor; Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (2007-2013), and Louisiana Workforce Commission

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