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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
 201420152016201720185 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment58,42558,72059,27859,12660,8102,3854.08%
Total Private Employment51,62451,86352,43952,19853,7742,1504.16%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt4556505044-1-2.22%
  MiningDD28302828N/A
  Construction3,5303,4693,6883,6834,47994926.88%
  Manufacturing9,7749,9189,8339,8679,9782042.09%
  Wholesale Trade2,1772,1722,1252,1592,147-30-1.38%
  Retail Trade7,2757,3177,3557,3647,6834085.61%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,9091,8761,8351,7651,752-157-8.22%
  UtilitiesDDDDD0N/A
  Information524523559554535112.10%
  Finance and Insurance1,1361,1741,1801,1971,187514.49%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing5776386175896446711.61%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1,6421,5881,6661,6941,693513.11%
  Mgmt. of Companies2252512893263118638.22%
  Admin. and Waste Services2,7782,4202,4512,2722,505-273-9.83%
  Educational Services2,5122,5972,5522,5572,471-41-1.63%
  Health Care and Social Assistance8,0118,1928,4528,4668,7117008.74%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation478426478491407-71-14.85%
  Accommodation and Food Service6,2356,2696,2546,1226,172-63-1.01%
  Other Services2,4712,5062,5832,5322,568973.93%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.6,8016,8576,8396,9287,0362353.46%
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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 5/22/19.
Establishments by Sector
 201420152016201720185 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments3,5223,5693,6383,6303,6821604.54%
Total Private Establishments3,4153,4503,5173,5063,5631484.33%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt11121081100.00%
  MiningDD333150.00%
  Construction374377375370395215.61%
  Manufacturing1561611631721782214.10%
  Wholesale Trade245241238232228-17-6.94%
  Retail Trade417406420417427102.40%
  Transport. and Warehousing15215916015215200.00%
  UtilitiesDDDDD9180.00%
  Information3633333335-1-2.78%
  Finance and Insurance22423423723523173.13%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing14215115014714974.93%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.380380403405407277.11%
  Mgmt. of Companies242526262514.17%
  Admin. and Waste Services202198207206194-8-3.96%
  Educational Services3638414445925.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance327338340338355288.56%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4440434750613.64%
  Accommodation and Food Service310308312310320103.23%
  Other Services330334345350347175.15%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.1071191211241191211.21%
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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 2019.

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