ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: 2011-2013
The Baton Rouge area is not dependent on one industry
its success or failure. The economy has successfully diversified
from the traditional chemical and gas industry core. The area's 20,367 businesses make it a center for finance, healthcare, education, manufacturing, research and development, renewable technologies, transportation, construction, and distribution.
The region's employment was more than 350,000 in 2010.
Each year, BRAC produces an analysis of the Capital Region's economic outlook for the next one to three years. This information
is invaluable as organizations are preparing their short-term
budgets and long-term strategies. Click here to view the reports
and see current predictions.
Baton Rouge Area
Economic Climate Update
Report Date: May 22, 2013