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70,423
70,423 Total Auto Jobs in Louisiana
2.59%
2.59% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$3.41B
Total Labor Income Annually
$7.51B
Total Car Sales in 2018
218.7K
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

$624.3M
Total State Tax revenue
5.5%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$378.2M
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$214.5M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$67.1M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$726.4M
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$4.1M
Corporate Profits Tax
$39.5M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

3,779,281

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 1,437,660 (38.04%)
  • CUVs 559,560 (14.81%)
  • SUVs 473,450 (12.53%)
  • Pickups 1,158,827 (30.66%)
  • Vans/Minivans 149,784 (3.96%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 3,599,675 (95.25%)
  • Diesel 156,767 (4.15%)
  • Hybrid 20,841 (0.55%)
  • Electric 1,105 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 893 (0.02%)

The Louisiana average age of vehicles is 11.31 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

218,709

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 62,893 (28.76%)
  • CUVs 63,325 (28.95%)
  • SUVs 23,793 (10.88%)
  • Pickups 61,037 (27.91%)
  • Vans/Minivans 7,661 (3.5%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 205,824 (94.11%)
  • Diesel 10,700 (4.89%)
  • Hybrid 1,572 (0.72%)
  • Electric 392 (0.18%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 221 (0.1%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 1.39B 1.39 Billion Total Imports
  • 2.11B 2.11 Billion Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 111.5M 111.5 Million Total Imports
  • 715.8M 715.8 Million Total Imports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.