Baton Rouge, LA Unemployment Rate Report

Baton Rouge, LA Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Baton Rouge, Louisiana has ranged from 3.4% in March 1999 to 12.2% in September 2005. The current unemployment rate for Baton Rouge is 6.5% in July 2016. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Baton Rouge, LA Unemployment Rate by Month

High Unemployment Area
Baton Rouge, LA Current Unemployment - 6.5%
1974 Baton Rouge, LA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Baton Rouge, LA% Louisiana% National %
1 / 2016 5.7% 6.3% 5.1%
2 / 2016 5.2% 5.8% 5.2%
3 / 2016 5.5% 6.1% 5.1%
4 / 2016 5.2% 5.8% 5.1%
5 / 2016 5.7% 6.1% 5.1%
6 / 2016 6.7% 7.0% 5.4%
7 / 2016 6.5% 6.9% 5.5%

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