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Wells 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 Force14,158-4.8%
Employed13,741-5.2%
Unemployed41712.1%
Rate2.916.0%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
2007 14,67114,0626094.24.6
2008 14,73813,9078315.65.9
2009 14,22312,7051,51810.710.3
2010 14,13712,7571,3809.810.4
2011 14,04912,8921,1578.29.1
2012 13,71112,7279847.28.3
2013 13,65012,7848666.37.7
2014 13,74913,0906594.86.0
2015 14,03813,4875513.94.8
2016 14,16113,6575043.64.4
2017 14,15813,7414172.93.5
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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