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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
 201020112012201320145 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment54,45355,40956,09357,62058,4253,9727.29%
Total Private Employment47,58648,53549,28250,80751,6244,0388.49%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt5352DD45-8-15.09%
  Mining19DDDD-19-100.00%
  Construction3,6853,6273,7723,7453,530-155-4.21%
  Manufacturing8,8709,2389,3459,5739,77490410.19%
  Wholesale Trade1,9921,9891,9942,1602,1771859.29%
  Retail Trade6,7347,0087,0007,2507,2755418.03%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,7401,8261,8451,8491,9091699.71%
  Utilities277294305307D-277-100.00%
  Information4464674884765247817.49%
  Finance and Insurance1,1031,1211,1191,1331,136332.99%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing5025065525775777514.94%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1,7071,6741,6081,6751,642-65-3.81%
  Mgmt. of Companies1681321241552255733.93%
  Admin. and Waste Services2,3062,1842,3382,7022,77847220.47%
  Educational Services2,3102,3362,2922,3282,5122028.74%
  Health Care and Social Assistance7,3557,5237,6477,6018,0116568.92%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation518496516462478-40-7.72%
  Accommodation and Food Service5,4325,5675,8446,2986,23580314.78%
  Other Services2,3692,4752,4362,4582,4711024.31%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.6,8676,8746,8116,8136,801-66-0.96%
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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.
Establishments by Sector
 201020112012201320145 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments3,5083,5563,5663,5853,522140.40%
Total Private Establishments3,3953,4453,4583,4773,415200.59%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt87DD11337.50%
  Mining3DDDD-1-33.33%
  Construction461441419398374-87-18.87%
  Manufacturing145149150152156117.59%
  Wholesale Trade24324924425724520.82%
  Retail Trade401405412420417163.99%
  Transport. and Warehousing14516016615615274.83%
  Utilities5665D00.00%
  Information354034363612.86%
  Finance and Insurance21521622022822494.19%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing145140134137142-3-2.07%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.360373383385380205.56%
  Mgmt. of Companies13171922241184.62%
  Admin. and Waste Services205202218217202-3-1.46%
  Educational Services4039403836-4-10.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance32032330931732772.19%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation3943464744512.82%
  Accommodation and Food Service286296308318310248.39%
  Other Services32633734333733041.23%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.113111108108107-6-5.31%
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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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