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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
 201520162017201820195 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment17,61317,52317,32217,56517,326-287-1.63%
Total Private Employment13,20813,13512,91013,16113,042-166-1.26%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt384373380386377-7-1.82%
  Mining960889D817825-135-14.06%
  Construction583616621611629467.89%
  Manufacturing2,1362,1202,0782,0812,046-90-4.21%
  Wholesale Trade626599576604576-50-7.99%
  Retail Trade1,9582,0432,0181,9681,916-42-2.15%
  Transport. and Warehousing601504489511477-124-20.63%
  Utilities2923353423383334114.04%
  Information10011612010995-5-5.00%
  Finance and Insurance323330319302304-19-5.88%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing13314513213413632.26%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.237218217219215-22-9.28%
  Mgmt. of Companies908286979444.44%
  Admin. and Waste Services42641841260761518944.37%
  Educational Services116118978476-40-34.48%
  Health Care and Social Assistance2,0932,1462,1972,2272,2361436.83%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4849383027-21-43.75%
  Accommodation and Food Service1,6161,5531,5421,5731,608-8-0.50%
  Other Services487480463466457-30-6.16%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.4,4054,3884,4124,4044,284-121-2.75%
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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 5/28/20.
Establishments by Sector
 201520162017201820195 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments952941939941932-20-2.10%
Total Private Establishments886876873873863-23-2.60%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt5255575961917.31%
  Mining1011D78-2-20.00%
  Construction7067717467-3-4.29%
  Manufacturing404040424112.50%
  Wholesale Trade6260565657-5-8.06%
  Retail Trade144150149145143-1-0.69%
  Transport. and Warehousing4440403938-6-13.64%
  Utilities1011111112220.00%
  Information1115161616545.45%
  Finance and Insurance5454524847-7-12.96%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing293128282900.00%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.4239383737-5-11.90%
  Mgmt. of Companies76676-1-14.29%
  Admin. and Waste Services4038414244410.00%
  Educational Services98865-4-44.44%
  Health Care and Social Assistance9792929410033.09%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation78875-2-28.57%
  Accommodation and Food Service837880818411.20%
  Other Services7776747562-15-19.48%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.666566686934.55%
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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 2020.

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