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September Indiana Employment Report
Monday, October 21, 2019

Indiana's unemployment rate continues to drop to 3.2 percent for September and remains lower than the national rate of 3.5 percent. The last time Indiana's unemployment rate was lower than 3.2 percent was December of 2000. The monthly unemployment rate is a US 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 had a net decrease of 2,722 over the previous month. This was a result of a decrease of 2,934 unemployed residents and an increase of 212 employed residents. Indiana's total labor force, which includes both Hoosier employed and those seeking employment, stands at 3.38 million, and the state's 64.5 percent labor force participation rate remains above the national rate of 63.2 percent. Additionally, this month had the lowest unemployment insurance claims in the reference week, the 12th of the month, in 2019.



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