Indiana's November 2022 Employment Report (graphics available)

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Indiana’s November 2022 Employment Report

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 16, 2022) - Indiana’s unemployment rate in November remains at 3.0%, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. By comparison, the national unemployment rate in November remains at 3.7%.

In addition, Indiana’s labor force participation rate is 63.2% for November, remaining above the national rate of 62.1%. Indiana’s total labor force, which includes both Hoosiers employed and those seeking employment, stands at 3,394,935 - a decrease of 2,463 from the previous month.

Private sector employment in Indiana increased by 9,000 jobs over the last month, translating to a gain of 74,500 jobs from this time last year. Indiana once again is experiencing a peak in private employment, which now stands at 2,791,500. Industries that experienced job increases in November included:

  • Leisure and Hospitality (+3,000);
  • Trade, Transportation and Health Services (+2,200);
  • Private Educational and Health Services (+1,300);
  • Financial Activities (+700); and
  • Construction (+600).

As of Dec. 1, 2022, there were 136,243 open job postings throughout the state. In November, 17,109 people in Indiana received unemployment benefits.

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November 2022 Employment Snapshot

November 2022 Labor Force Spotlight

Editor's notes: Data are sourced from November Current Employment Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey – US Census Bureau.

November employment data for Indiana counties, cities and MSAs will be available Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, at 12 p.m. ET pending U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics validation. 

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