INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Indiana’s unemployment rate drops to 5.0 percent for October, and the national rate is 6.9 percent.
The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 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 7,271 over the previous month. This was a result of a decrease of 41,803 unemployed residents and an increase of 34,532 employed residents.
Indiana's total labor force, which includes both Hoosiers employed and those seeking employment, stands at 3.34 million, and the state’s 63.1 percent labor force participation rate remains above the national rate of 61.7 percent.
(01-14-2021) Coronavirus Mutations Found in Ohio
(01-14-2021) Michigan To Allow More Activities To Resume
(01-14-2021) MHSAA Says More Winter Sports Can Start
(01-13-2021) Ohio Man Involved in Multi-Agency Car Chase Arrested
(01-13-2021) Senate Bill Could Raise Indiana’s Minimum Wage
(01-12-2021) Holcomb Sworn In For Second Term As IN. Governor
(01-11-2021) 86K Seniors 80 Plus Registered for the Coronavirus Vaccine
(01-11-2021) Whitmer Calls For In Person Learning By March 1
(01-10-2021) COVID-19 Cases Close Angola & LaGrange Head Start Centers
(01-08-2021) Indiana COVID-19 Numbers as of Thursday for Steuben County
(01-07-2021) Michigan Changing COVID Vaccine Schedule
(01-06-2021) Corrections Employees will See Raise
(01-06-2021) Indiana COVID-19 Numbers as of Tuesday for Steuben County