Unemployment rates fall over the year in all parishes for 5th straight month

29 Oct 2021

Unemployment rates have fallen over the year in all parishes for the fifth straight month, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reports.

Louisiana's not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September 2021 is 4.9 percent, a decrease of 3.3 percentage points from the September 2020 rate of 8.2 percent.

The not seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate in all nine of Louisiana's Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA's) and in all 64 parishes decreased over the year for the fifth consecutive month. 

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