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 15.0% in May 2020. The current unemployment rate for Baton-Rouge is 10.2% in October 2020. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Baton Rouge, LA Unemployment Rate by Month

Very High Unemployment Area
Baton Rouge, LA Current Unemployment - 10.2%
Baton Rouge, LA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Baton Rouge, LA% Louisiana% National %
1 / 2020 5.7% 5.7% 3.6%
2 / 2020 4.1% 4.3% 3.5%
3 / 2020 6.2% 6.3% 4.4%
4 / 2020 14.7% 14.5% 14.7%
5 / 2020 15.0% 13.9% 13.3%
6 / 2020 11.6% 10.4% 11.1%
7 / 2020 11.3% 10.0% 10.2%
8 / 2020 9.1% 8.0% 8.4%
9 / 2020 8.9% 8.1% 7.9%
10 / 2020 10.2% 9.3% 6.9%

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