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LOIS (Louisiana Occupational Information System)/Scorecard
Virtual Labor Market Information Web Portal is an interactive site that gives users access to the latest Louisiana labor force, wages, population, industry employment, training schools, training programs, Scorecard for completion rates, Youth Web Portal, projections, demographics, nonfarm employment, employer database, unemployment claimants, industry staffing patterns, licensed occupations, demand occupations and career products.


Career Tools
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Employment & Wages - Annually
This report is based on quarterly tax returns from all employers covered by unemployment insurance. Find data for the state and every parish in the form of employment by industry, number of units (firms) by industry, and total wages paid annually by industry.
Employment & Wages Annual Data Archives
Employment & Wages - Quarterly
This report is based on quarterly tax returns from all employers covered by unemployment insurance. Find data for the state and every parish in the form of employment by industry, number of units (firms) by industry, and total wages paid quarterly by industry. Employment & Wages Quarterly Data Archives
Louisiana Target Employment Areas – EB-5 Program
This site provides information on Targeted Employment Areas (TEA), which encourage foreign investments and economic growth in rural areas and areas of high unemployment under the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa program administered by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service.
LMI Downloads (Forms, Publications, etc.)
This link serves as a one-site source for both the historical and the latest available Labor Market Information. Downloads include press releases, publications, labor force summaries as well as many other LMI products.
Louisiana Labor Force Diversity Data
This product provides population and labor force data by sex, race, and ethnic group for the state, metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), and individual parishes. The labor force also includes data by occupation, sex, and race. Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claimant Characteristics are included with details by sex, race, age, ethnicity, industry, and occupation for claimants filing UI claims for continued weeks of unemployment benefits during the week of the 19th of the month.
Louisiana Labor Force Diversity Data Archives
Monthly Employment Bulletin - Workforce At A Glance
This site displays monthly bulletins detailing nonfarm employment for the country, the state, and eight Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs); civilian labor force for the country, the state, eight MSAs and all of the parishes; average hours and earnings for manufacturing and selected nonmanufacturing industries in Louisiana, unemployment insurance activities in Louisiana, and the national Consumer Price Index.
Monthly Employment Bulletin Archives
Occupational Safety and Health Statistics (OSHS)
The Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF) program provides annual information on the rate and number of work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatal injuries, and how these statistics vary by incident, industry, geography, occupation, and other characteristics. These data are collected through the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) and the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI).
Occupational Wage Data
Access the latest wage survey results to find the top paying occupations across the state. Wages can be found for 716 occupations in the state. Users can find Standard Occupational Codes (SOC)for their occupations and view data for the State, Metropolitan Statistical Area or Regional Labor Market Area. These SOC codes can also be cross-referenced with the occupational projections files.
Occupational Wage Data Archives
Projections by Occupation and Industry
Find out what occupations will need the most workers in the future. Look up by geographic region what industries will be growing the fastest in the coming years. Occupational projections also include wages and educational requirements.
Employment Projections Archives
Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claims Data
Louisiana Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims data for initial and continued weeks claimed by industry and by program. Data for initial claims and continued weeks claimed are also available by Regional Labor Market Area (RLMA) and by parish along with a list of UI definitions.
Workforce Information Review
A yearly review of economic demographic information including unemployment compensation claims, civilian labor force, occupational wages, and employment by industry.
Workforce Information Review Archives


This link provides a list of acronyms used most often in Labor Market Information (LMI) files and programs.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to the most frequently asked Labor Market Information questions. Information includes definitions, programs in Research and Statistics, publications, and how to contact us.
Labor Market Information Resource Links
Businesses can find their North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code on the Census Web site and users can find links to Louisiana Occupational Information System (LOIS) and the Labor Market Information (LMI) publications and reports.
Louisiana Economic Studies
This site includes links to special reports compiled by other government entities on the effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Louisiana. Miscellaneous reports include reports highlighting different areas of Louisiana's economy.