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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
 201720182019202020215 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment59,12660,78061,71457,22658,486-640-1.08%
Total Private Employment52,19853,74454,69550,46951,818-380-0.73%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt5044605546-4-8.00%
  Mining30283019D-30-100.00%
  Construction3,6834,4794,7313,9034,20652314.20%
  Manufacturing9,8679,9789,8619,0439,252-615-6.23%
  Wholesale Trade2,1592,1472,1381,9701,982-177-8.20%
  Retail Trade7,3647,6787,7257,2367,288-76-1.03%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,7651,7521,8201,8001,816512.89%
  UtilitiesDDDDD0N/A
  Information554535561552607539.57%
  Finance and Insurance1,1971,1871,2141,2061,224272.26%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing589644665618602132.21%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1,6941,6931,7141,8591,91922513.28%
  Mgmt. of Companies3263113673754259930.37%
  Admin. and Waste Services2,2722,5042,7492,3632,52124910.96%
  Educational Services2,5572,4712,4191,9541,985-572-22.37%
  Health Care and Social Assistance8,4668,6838,8258,5938,542760.90%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation491407442360375-116-23.63%
  Accommodation and Food Service6,1226,1756,4455,8786,3482263.69%
  Other Services2,5322,5682,5012,2502,245-287-11.33%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.6,9287,0367,0196,7576,668-260-3.75%
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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 June 2022.
Establishments by Sector
 201720182019202020215 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments3,6303,6723,7333,8303,8732436.69%
Total Private Establishments3,5063,5533,6113,7073,7492436.93%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt811121312450.00%
  Mining3332D-1-33.33%
  Construction3703943994094164612.43%
  Manufacturing172177179181182105.81%
  Wholesale Trade232227225222227-5-2.16%
  Retail Trade417427438441435184.32%
  Transport. and Warehousing1521511641671691711.18%
  UtilitiesDDDDD00.00%
  Information33353743461339.39%
  Finance and Insurance23523023223824162.55%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing147148151156160138.84%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.405406406428436317.65%
  Mgmt. of Companies262526282827.69%
  Admin. and Waste Services20619320121320820.97%
  Educational Services4445474851715.91%
  Health Care and Social Assistance3383543583683834513.31%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation474948505036.38%
  Accommodation and Food Service3103193303453514113.23%
  Other Services350347344345342-8-2.29%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.12411912212312400.00%
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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 June 2022.

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