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Whitley 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 Force17,1980.7%
Employed16,6950.4%
Unemployed50312.5%
Rate2.911.5%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
2007 17,73616,9437934.54.6
2008 17,87716,7411,1366.45.9
2009 17,85415,6082,24612.610.3
2010 17,60315,5792,02411.510.4
2011 17,32515,7091,6169.39.1
2012 16,90315,5571,3468.08.3
2013 16,76015,5901,1707.07.7
2014 16,83115,9638685.26.0
2015 17,01916,3197004.14.8
2016 17,22616,5576693.94.4
2017 17,19816,6955032.93.5
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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