The labor force in Louisiana was 2,129,503 in February 2016, up from 2,122,365 in January 2016, and down from 2,156,317 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 2,006,813 in February 2016, up from 1,988,693 in January 2016, and down from 2,016,765 one year ago in February 2015.