Louisiana

International companies in Louisiana employ 76,100 U.S. workers. Approximately 20,100 of those jobs are in the manufacturing sector. With 570 international companies in the Pelican State, global investment grows Louisiana’s economy. Discover how global investment is growing Louisiana’s economy and providing high-quality jobs in local communities.

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76,100 WORKERS

76,100 WORKERS

in Louisiana are employed as a result of global investment - an increase of 12.7 percent since 2015.

20,100 MFG WORKERS

20,100 MFG WORKERS

in Louisiana - 26.4 percent of all FDI jobs in the state - are in the manufacturing sector.

UNITED KINGDOM, CANADA, AND FRANCE

UNITED KINGDOM, CANADA, AND FRANCE

support the largest number of jobs in Louisiana among all international employers.

570 GLOBAL EMPLOYERS

570 GLOBAL EMPLOYERS

have operations in Louisiana.

FROM 2015 TO 2020, LOUISIANA’S FDI EMPLOYMENT INCREASED
1 %
WHILE THE STATE’S OVERALL PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYMENT DECREASED
1 %

FDI Employment Gains Over the Past Five Years in Neighboring States