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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
 201320142015201620175 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment49,06248,84248,48048,65048,668-394-0.80%
Total Private Employment41,68841,46541,11141,17941,181-507-1.22%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt47818883803370.21%
  Mining6866805414-54-79.41%
  Construction1,9401,9131,9231,8552,0401005.15%
  Manufacturing7,2696,9386,7326,5356,481-788-10.84%
  Wholesale Trade1,1971,1811,1801,1351,146-51-4.26%
  Retail Trade6,4236,3966,4206,6476,480570.89%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,2841,2041,2221,2381,191-93-7.24%
  Utilities250234208175150-100-40.00%
  Information469442377355337-132-28.14%
  Finance and Insurance1,5241,5021,4901,4481,428-96-6.30%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing5355735725785956011.21%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.948923976979997495.17%
  Mgmt. of Companies323319334322305-18-5.57%
  Admin. and Waste Services3,5143,7633,4003,0203,058-456-12.98%
  Educational Services1,3511,3221,1561,1681,144-207-15.32%
  Health Care and Social Assistance7,8277,7217,9418,3408,5577309.33%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation3533453684054004713.31%
  Accommodation and Food Service4,9785,1845,2655,4565,4684909.84%
  Other Services1,3891,3601,3781,3871,310-79-5.69%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.7,3747,3777,3697,4717,4871131.53%
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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 6/29/18.
Establishments by Sector
 201320142015201620175 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments2,4372,4152,3892,4002,396-41-1.68%
Total Private Establishments2,3402,3212,2962,3062,301-39-1.67%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt1517192121640.00%
  Mining76774-3-42.86%
  Construction190181180181181-9-4.74%
  Manufacturing11011211211311332.73%
  Wholesale Trade10410110410110400.00%
  Retail Trade378374375380375-3-0.79%
  Transport. and Warehousing696769726900.00%
  Utilities1010999-1-10.00%
  Information2320141616-7-30.43%
  Finance and Insurance158157151149149-9-5.70%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing858685888722.35%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.191179178182177-14-7.33%
  Mgmt. of Companies1414161717321.43%
  Admin. and Waste Services122129126118120-2-1.64%
  Educational Services2423212223-1-4.17%
  Health Care and Social Assistance325323322328335103.08%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation3436383739514.71%
  Accommodation and Food Service24525324925025383.27%
  Other Services237234223218211-26-10.97%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.9794939495-2-2.06%
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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 July 2018.

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