New Orleans, LA Unemployment Rate Report

New Orleans, LA Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in New-Orleans, Louisiana has ranged from 0.0% in September 2005 to 22.1% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for New-Orleans is 15.2% in October 2020. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

New Orleans, LA Unemployment Rate by Month

Very High Unemployment Area
New Orleans, LA Current Unemployment - 15.2%
New Orleans, LA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year New Orleans, LA% Louisiana% National %
1 / 2020 5.5% 5.7% 3.6%
2 / 2020 4.2% 4.3% 3.5%
3 / 2020 6.3% 6.3% 4.4%
4 / 2020 22.1% 14.5% 14.7%
5 / 2020 20.7% 13.9% 13.3%
6 / 2020 15.9% 10.4% 11.1%
7 / 2020 15.1% 10.0% 10.2%
8 / 2020 12.6% 8.0% 8.4%
9 / 2020 12.5% 8.1% 7.9%
10 / 2020 15.2% 9.3% 6.9%

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