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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
 201420152016201720185 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment16,27517,61317,52317,32217,5671,2927.94%
Total Private Employment13,23413,20813,13512,91013,163-71-0.54%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt390384373380386-4-1.03%
  Mining888960889D817-71-8.00%
  Construction46258361662161114932.25%
  Manufacturing2,1242,1362,1202,0782,081-43-2.02%
  Wholesale Trade640626599576603-37-5.78%
  Retail Trade1,8911,9582,0432,0181,967764.02%
  Transport. and Warehousing627601504489511-116-18.50%
  Utilities2602923353423397930.38%
  Information182100116120109-73-40.11%
  Finance and Insurance492323330319302-190-38.62%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing141133145132134-7-4.96%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1832372182172193619.67%
  Mgmt. of Companies77908286972025.97%
  Admin. and Waste Services49042641841260711723.88%
  Educational Services1211161189784-37-30.58%
  Health Care and Social Assistance2,0712,0932,1462,1972,2271567.53%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4948493830-19-38.78%
  Accommodation and Food Service1,6001,6161,5531,5421,576-24-1.50%
  Other Services546487480463466-80-14.65%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.3,0414,4054,3884,4124,4041,36344.82%
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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 5/22/19.
Establishments by Sector
 201420152016201720185 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments966952941939943-23-2.38%
Total Private Establishments900886876873875-25-2.78%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt5152555759815.69%
  Mining121011D7-5-41.67%
  Construction707067717445.71%
  Manufacturing404040404337.50%
  Wholesale Trade6462605656-8-12.50%
  Retail Trade14214415014914532.11%
  Transport. and Warehousing4444404039-5-11.36%
  Utilities1010111111110.00%
  Information151115161616.67%
  Finance and Insurance5954545248-11-18.64%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing292931282900.00%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.4342393837-6-13.95%
  Mgmt. of Companies7766700.00%
  Admin. and Waste Services3740384142513.51%
  Educational Services99886-3-33.33%
  Health Care and Social Assistance10097929294-6-6.00%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation7788700.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service8683788081-5-5.81%
  Other Services7977767475-4-5.06%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.666665666823.03%
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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 May 2019.

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