Lafayette, LA Unemployment Rate Report

Lafayette, LA Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Lafayette, Louisiana has ranged from 2.6% in April 2008 to 13.6% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Lafayette is 3.1% in May 2022. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Lafayette, LA Unemployment Rate by Month

Moderate Unemployment Area
Lafayette, LA Current Unemployment - 3.1%
Lafayette, LA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Lafayette, LA% Louisiana% National %
1 / 2022 3.6% 4.3% 4.0%
2 / 2022 3.1% 3.9% 3.8%
3 / 2022 3.1% 3.8% 3.6%
4 / 2022 2.9% 3.5% 3.6%
5 / 2022 3.1% 3.6% 3.6%

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