Indiana's December Jobless Rate Released
By: Michael McIntyre - Saturday, January 25, 2020

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Indiana's unemployment rate stands at 3.2 percent for December, and remains lower than the national rate of 3.5 percent.

The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of the labor force.

Indiana's labor force has a net increase of 1.948 over the previous month. This was a result of a decrease of 3 unemployed residents and an increase of 1.951 employed residents. Indiana's total labor force, which includes both Hoosiers employed and those seeking employment, stands at 3.3 million.

The State's 64.4 percent labor force participation rate remains above the national rate of 63.2 percent.


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