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Porter County, IN

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Labor Force

An area's labor force provides insight on the availability factor and is residence-based—that is, the people are working or seeking work and reside in the particular county or region.

Annual Labor Force Estimates in 2017
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force85,41810.3%
Employed81,9489.0%
Unemployed3,47052.7%
Rate4.141.4%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
2007 83,07679,8933,1833.84.6
2008 84,36980,3334,0364.85.9
2009 84,21176,3437,8689.310.3
2010 81,60073,8697,7319.510.4
2011 82,28375,5616,7228.29.1
2012 82,37376,1076,2667.68.3
2013 83,16177,1625,9997.27.7
2014 83,96578,7635,2026.26.0
2015 84,69180,1424,5495.44.8
2016 86,22181,8114,4105.14.4
2017 85,41881,9483,4704.13.5
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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