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Indiana’s June 2022 Employment Report

INDIANAPOLIS (July 22, 2022) - Indiana’s unemployment rate in June stands at 2.4%, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. By comparison, the national unemployment rate in June remains at 3.6%, holding steady from May.

In addition, Indiana’s labor force participation rate rose again, from 62.9% in May to 63.1% in June, remaining above the national rate of 62.2%. Indiana’s total labor force, which includes both Hoosiers employed and those seeking employment, stands at 3,378,333 — an increase of 13,632 from the previous month. This is the highest level since February 2020.

“For the third time in four months, Hoosiers have set a new record for private-sector employment in Indiana,” said DWD Interim Commissioner Josh Richardson. “And, as a sign of Indiana’s strong economic growth, employers still have near record numbers of job openings.”

Private sector employment in Indiana increased by 5,000 jobs over the last month, translating to a gain of 108,300 jobs from this time last year. Total private employment now stands at 2,765,700. Industries that experienced job increases in June included:

  • Leisure and Hospitality (+6,700);
  • Financial Activities (+500); and
  • Manufacturing (+100).

As of July 18, 2022, there were 156,813 open job postings throughout the state. The number of people in Indiana that received unemployment benefits during June was 14,757.

Individuals looking for work are encouraged to visit NextLevelJobs.org.

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June 2022 Employment Snapshot


June 2022 Labor Force Spotlight 


Editor's notes: Data are sourced from June Current Employment Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

June Employment data for Indiana Counties, Cities and MSAs will be available Monday, July 25, 2022, at 12 p.m. ET pending U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics validation. 

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