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Louisiana Labor Force Profile, 1990

1990 Census of Population and Housing


LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................  3,119,293
In labor force......................................................  1,849,619
      Percent in labor force........................................       59.3
  Civilian labor force..............................................  1,816,917
    Employed........................................................  1,641,614
    Unemployed......................................................    175,303
      Percent unemployed............................................        9.6
  Armed Forces......................................................     32,702
Not in labor force..................................................  1,269,674
 
      Males 16 years and over.......................................  1,468,894
In labor force......................................................  1,021,166
      Percent in labor force........................................       69.5
  Civilian labor force..............................................    992,409
    Employed........................................................    902,730
    Unemployed......................................................     89,679
      Percent unemployed............................................        9.0
  Armed Forces......................................................     28,757
Not in labor force..................................................    447,728
 
      Females 16 years and over.....................................  1,650,399
In labor force......................................................    828,453
      Percent in labor force........................................       50.2
  Civilian labor force..............................................    824,508
    Employed........................................................    738,884
    Unemployed......................................................     85,624
      Percent unemployed............................................       10.4
  Armed Forces......................................................      3,945
Not in labor force..................................................    821,946
 
      Females 16 years and over.....................................  1,650,399
With own children under 6 years.....................................    284,476
  Percent in labor force............................................       56.5
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................    312,739
  Percent in labor force............................................       67.0
 
           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...    392,753
All parents present in household in labor force.....................    206,578
 
    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........    777,806
All parents present in household in labor force.....................    465,774
 
    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................    265,919
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................     33,257
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................      9,023
  Unemployed........................................................      6,203
  Not in labor force................................................     18,031                   
COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................  1,645,690
Percent drove alone.................................................       75.3
Percent in carpools.................................................       15.0
Percent using public transportation.................................        3.0
Percent using other means...........................................        1.6
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        4.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       22.3
 
       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................  1,641,614
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............    170,420
Professional specialty occupations..................................    230,644
Technicians and related support occupations.........................     59,903
Sales occupations...................................................    202,782
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............    254,084
Private household occupations.......................................     12,460
Protective service occupations......................................     34,175
Service occupations, except protective and household................    187,187
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................     40,295
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................    205,909
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................     86,756
Transportation and material moving occupations......................     90,624
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................     66,375
 
INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................  1,641,614
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................     41,805
Mining..............................................................     52,329
Construction........................................................    111,181
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................    114,175
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................     91,245
Transportation......................................................     78,834
Communications and other public utilities...........................     49,183
Wholesale trade.....................................................     73,296
Retail trade........................................................    287,778
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................     94,423
Business and repair services........................................     70,938
Personal services...................................................     58,160
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................     18,215
Health services.....................................................    147,984
Educational services................................................    168,257
Other professional and related services.............................     99,605
Public administration...............................................     84,206
                   
CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................  1,641,614
Private wage and salary workers.....................................  1,233,469
Government workers..................................................    293,421
  Local government workers..........................................    116,290
  State government workers..........................................    124,960
  Federal government workers........................................     52,171
Self-employed workers...............................................    107,005
Unpaid family workers...............................................      7,719
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