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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 Employment36,41037,69138,48538,76439,8473,4379.44%
Total Private Employment30,78732,91033,69734,06835,1964,40914.32%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntDD55717676N/A
  MiningDDDDD0N/A
  Construction8819241,0449701,00912814.53%
  Manufacturing9,51910,67211,43911,84412,0472,52826.56%
  Wholesale Trade843811814824799-44-5.22%
  Retail Trade4,7964,9084,8964,9354,9731773.69%
  Transport. and Warehousing51453854755265714327.82%
  Utilities141136129123125-16-11.35%
  Information362358356212227-135-37.29%
  Finance and Insurance857825781819831-26-3.03%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing297284277303278-19-6.40%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.61063665769177616627.21%
  Mgmt. of Companies3035282526-4-13.33%
  Admin. and Waste Services2,0491,9131,9661,9052,009-40-1.95%
  Educational Services981131511631899192.86%
  Health Care and Social Assistance4,6295,5005,4065,3575,62799821.56%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation190181161165155-35-18.42%
  Accommodation and Food Service3,8484,0173,9754,0574,25841010.65%
  Other Services1,0459921,0011,0341,119747.08%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.5,6234,7814,7884,6964,651-972-17.29%
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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 Establishments1,7361,7131,6861,6671,665-71-4.09%
Total Private Establishments1,6571,6361,6091,5931,590-67-4.04%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntDD111312-3-20.00%
  MiningDDDDD00.00%
  Construction134134136130131-3-2.24%
  Manufacturing7369696663-10-13.70%
  Wholesale Trade9588847775-20-21.05%
  Retail Trade30931231631331341.29%
  Transport. and Warehousing444540434512.27%
  Utilities64455-1-16.67%
  Information2118191213-8-38.10%
  Finance and Insurance124122121123122-2-1.61%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing666363696823.03%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.132133125118111-21-15.91%
  Mgmt. of Companies910998-1-11.11%
  Admin. and Waste Services8280767979-3-3.66%
  Educational Services1316171819646.15%
  Health Care and Social Assistance17717517817817810.56%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation2017151414-6-30.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service183188183187193105.46%
  Other Services153149141138141-12-7.84%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.7977777475-4-5.06%
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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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