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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 Employment56,09357,62058,42558,72059,2743,1815.67%
Total Private Employment49,28250,80751,62451,86352,4353,1536.40%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntDD45565050N/A
  MiningDDDD2828N/A
  Construction3,7723,7453,5303,4693,688-84-2.23%
  Manufacturing9,3459,5739,7749,9189,8334885.22%
  Wholesale Trade1,9942,1602,1772,1722,1251316.57%
  Retail Trade7,0007,2507,2757,3177,3553555.07%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,8451,8491,9091,8761,835-10-0.54%
  Utilities305307DDD-305-100.00%
  Information4884765245235597114.55%
  Finance and Insurance1,1191,1331,1361,1741,180615.45%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing5525775776386176511.78%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1,6081,6751,6421,5881,666583.61%
  Mgmt. of Companies124155225251289165133.06%
  Admin. and Waste Services2,3382,7022,7782,4202,4511134.83%
  Educational Services2,2922,3282,5122,5972,55226011.34%
  Health Care and Social Assistance7,6477,6018,0118,1928,45280510.53%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation516462478426478-38-7.36%
  Accommodation and Food Service5,8446,2986,2356,2696,2484046.91%
  Other Services2,4362,4582,4712,5062,5851496.12%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.6,8116,8136,8016,8576,839280.41%
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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 Establishments3,5663,5853,5223,5693,638722.02%
Total Private Establishments3,4583,4773,4153,4503,517591.71%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntDD111210225.00%
  MiningDDDD3150.00%
  Construction419398374376375-44-10.50%
  Manufacturing150152156161163138.67%
  Wholesale Trade244257245241238-6-2.46%
  Retail Trade41242041740642081.94%
  Transport. and Warehousing166156152159160-6-3.61%
  Utilities65DDD6100.00%
  Information3436363333-1-2.94%
  Finance and Insurance220228224234237177.73%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1341371421511501611.94%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.383385380381403205.22%
  Mgmt. of Companies1922242526736.84%
  Admin. and Waste Services218217202198207-11-5.05%
  Educational Services403836384112.50%
  Health Care and Social Assistance3093173273383403110.03%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4647444043-3-6.52%
  Accommodation and Food Service30831831030831241.30%
  Other Services34333733033434520.58%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.1081081071191211312.04%
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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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