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Shelby 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 2012
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force22,768-3.9%
Employed21,000-9.0%
Unemployed1,768194.7%
Rate7.8212.0%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
200223,84122,7041,1374.85.2
200323,69722,5561,1414.85.3
200423,64222,4951,1474.95.3
200523,63922,4761,1634.95.4
200623,90922,8621,0474.45.0
200723,74822,7081,0404.44.6
200823,92422,5341,3905.85.8
200923,70421,2132,49110.510.3
201023,02620,7362,2909.910.0
201122,68520,6981,9878.88.8
201222,76821,0001,7687.88.1
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics