Labor Force by Parish

Parish Civilian Labor Force Number Employed Number Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Jefferson 216,848 205,228 11,620 5.4%
Orleans 175,210 164,622 10,588 6.0%
Plaquemines 10,214 9,675 539 5.3%
St. Bernard 19,032 17,712 1,320 6.9%
St. Charles 25,270 23,954 1,316 6.8%
St. James 9,729 9,007 722 7.4%
St. John the Baptist 20,200 18,984 1,354 6.7%
St. Tammany 112,781 107,117 5,664 5.0%
Tangipahoa 53,962 50,553 3,497 6.5%
Washington 16,804 15,609 1,195 7.1%
Total for the Region 660,050 622,461 37,815 N/A
Average Per Parish 66,005 62,246 3,782 6.31%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, November 2015

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