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Industry employment is tabulated as jobs by place-of-work. Keep in mind that people may hold multiple jobs and that each job is counted by its industry.

Average Employment by Sector
 201220132014201520165 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment109,686115,260120,145123,943127,54617,86016.28%
Total Private Employment101,030106,697111,516115,269118,87817,84817.67%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt217207179219229125.53%
  Mining414548DD-41-100.00%
  Construction3,0732,6342,8013,0102,985-88-2.86%
  Manufacturing50,91754,71457,90960,47862,74111,82423.22%
  Wholesale Trade5,1155,4475,7765,9526,02390817.75%
  Retail Trade8,8908,9839,1799,2879,5046146.91%
  Transport. and Warehousing2,4312,5892,8502,7552,78435314.52%
  Utilities150161158136142-8-5.33%
  Information581556535488432-149-25.65%
  Finance and Insurance2,0761,8681,8031,7731,780-296-14.26%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing837855813861892556.57%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1,7171,7531,9421,9881,98727015.73%
  Mgmt. of Companies1,1201,9471,9411,9822,1501,03091.96%
  Admin. and Waste Services4,5085,2225,4695,5125,5111,00322.25%
  Educational Services63865165971688324538.40%
  Health Care and Social Assistance9,7599,8739,99210,24910,6008418.62%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4584975135475579921.62%
  Accommodation and Food Service6,1466,3906,6156,8817,09294615.39%
  Other Services2,3582,3062,3342,3892,5391817.68%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.8,6568,5638,6298,6748,668120.14%
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Note: D = non-discloseable in compliance with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and/or State of Indiana confidentiality guidelines. Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, as of 8/30/17.
Establishments by Sector
 201220132014201520165 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments4,7844,7534,6474,6314,657-127-2.65%
Total Private Establishments4,6964,6674,5614,5454,571-125-2.66%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt2425232327312.50%
  Mining444DD-1-25.00%
  Construction472457442437441-31-6.57%
  Manufacturing771775752745752-19-2.46%
  Wholesale Trade427428422421419-8-1.87%
  Retail Trade651654644652664132.00%
  Transport. and Warehousing183177179178179-4-2.19%
  Utilities67677116.67%
  Information4041403534-6-15.00%
  Finance and Insurance250240234225214-36-14.40%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing156157150154154-2-1.28%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.327325318312309-18-5.50%
  Mgmt. of Companies2530282830520.00%
  Admin. and Waste Services233219211207202-31-13.30%
  Educational Services202020192115.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance315318311308309-6-1.90%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4344464948511.63%
  Accommodation and Food Service340337334341353133.82%
  Other Services413411401403408-5-1.21%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.8886868686-2-2.27%
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Note:  Total employment represents the sum of total private sector and total government sector employment.  State and local government schools and hospitals are included in the government total.  Sectors may not sum to the total (or agree with BLS published total employment) due to suppression issues.  D = non-discloseable in compliance with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and/or State of Indiana confidentiality guidelines.  Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics & Indiana Department of Workforce Development, as of January 2016.

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