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Vigo 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 2017
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force48,600-4.3%
Employed46,534-4.4%
Unemployed2,066-2.0%
Rate4.32.4%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
2007 50,12047,4662,6545.34.6
2008 50,40347,1643,2396.45.9
2009 50,96145,8075,15410.110.3
2010 51,12945,4025,72711.210.4
2011 50,51545,3115,20410.39.1
2012 50,13245,1604,9729.98.3
2013 49,52244,8794,6439.47.7
2014 49,44645,6893,7577.66.0
2015 48,98645,9813,0056.14.8
2016 49,35246,6952,6575.44.4
2017 48,60046,5342,0664.33.5
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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