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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 Employment10,80710,91010,68110,86410,786-21-0.19%
Total Private Employment9,5659,6759,4029,5319,449-116-1.21%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntD155158192182182N/A
  MiningDDDDD0N/A
  Construction3433553773893995616.33%
  Manufacturing2,4432,5252,6052,7332,6151727.04%
  Wholesale TradeD465457441457457N/A
  Retail Trade9901,0181,0021,0131,009191.92%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,3961,4211,3831,3671,354-42-3.01%
  UtilitiesDD15161414N/A
  Information7661585555-21-27.63%
  Finance and Insurance191184178182179-12-6.28%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1701921971992295934.71%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.D168204212192192N/A
  Mgmt. of CompaniesDDDDD0N/A
  Admin. and Waste Services361366344326316-45-12.47%
  Educational Services129778-4-33.33%
  Health Care and Social Assistance1,6581,6091,4921,4681,444-214-12.91%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4341453933-10-23.26%
  Accommodation and Food Service57554254653158271.22%
  Other Services2772713173453537627.44%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.1,2421,2351,2791,3331,337957.65%
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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 Establishments623617610610616-7-1.12%
Total Private Establishments588582575575580-8-1.36%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntD23242525419.05%
  MiningDDDDD1100.00%
  Construction7070696768-2-2.86%
  Manufacturing545454535400.00%
  Wholesale TradeD49474545-2-4.26%
  Retail Trade7980787675-4-5.06%
  Transport. and Warehousing2526242422-3-12.00%
  UtilitiesDD333150.00%
  Information85333-5-62.50%
  Finance and Insurance393939394012.56%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing2322232528521.74%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.D3434353612.86%
  Mgmt. of CompaniesDDDDD-1-50.00%
  Admin. and Waste Services3128262625-6-19.35%
  Educational Services44443-1-25.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance444545464512.27%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4554400.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service4337373942-1-2.33%
  Other Services585959605911.72%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.353535353612.86%
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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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