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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 2013
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force83,2916.9%
Employed77,1261.8%
Unemployed6,165188.1%
Rate7.4174.1%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
200379,48075,5243,9565.05.2
200479,33775,5173,8204.85.3
200581,08077,2803,8004.75.4
200683,00579,3913,6144.45.0
200783,65780,4283,2293.94.6
200884,75680,7374,0194.75.8
200984,46676,5437,9239.410.3
201081,91874,7487,1708.810.0
201182,59476,2376,3577.78.8
201283,07076,8616,2097.58.1
201383,29177,1266,1657.47.5
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics