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Wayne 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 Force30,832-13.2%
Employed29,672-13.2%
Unemployed1,160-12.6%
Rate3.82.7%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
2007 33,80031,9841,8165.44.6
2008 33,28030,9152,3657.15.9
2009 32,29628,3093,98712.310.3
2010 31,33027,3104,02012.810.4
2011 30,99227,5473,44511.19.1
2012 30,69127,6553,0369.98.3
2013 30,53527,8872,6488.77.7
2014 30,90128,8872,0146.56.0
2015 30,64829,0161,6325.34.8
2016 30,93329,4531,4804.84.4
2017 30,83229,6721,1603.83.5
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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