Indiana Unemployment

Indiana’s unemployment rate went down in December, the second consecutive month it’s fallen.

The rate fell to 3.4 percent last month. That represents a drop of half of a percent since October.

Helping that drop in December: the private sector added 6,000 jobs, led by the manufacturing industry.

Indiana’s unemployment rate rebounded in November after four consecutive months of increases.

The Hoosier unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percent last month, down to 3.7 percent. That’s the first time since June it’s dropped.

Indiana’s unemployment rate rose last month for the first time in five months even as the state’s private sector added jobs.

The Indiana unemployment rate went up 0.1 percent rising to 3.1 percent in July. That’s the first increase since February. But it still keeps the unemployment rate well below the national average and lower than all neighboring states.

Indiana Unemployment Rate Continues Steady Decline

Jul 21, 2017

Indiana’s June unemployment rate dropped to 3.0 percent, bolstered by private sector growth. That growth helped fuel a 0.2 percent decline in Indiana’s unemployment rate, the lowest rate since November 2000.

The private sector added more than 10,100 jobs last month, primarily due to growth in business, educational and health services.

IN economy created 3,400 jobs in November

Dec 18, 2015

Indiana’s jobless rate held steady last month. 

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the private sector added 3,400 jobs in November.

The state’s unemployment rate stayed at 4.4 percent, the lowest level since August 2001.

The agency says construction and trade added 2,800 jobs, while trade, transportations and utilities picked up 2,500 workers.

Manufacturing jobs fell by 3,300.

Workforce Development Commissioner Steven Braun says "Indiana continues to lead the Midwest in labor force growth by a significant amount."