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January 2016 Economic Briefing

Posted by ehayden on February 4, 2016

Indiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 4.4 percent in December, marking a 1.5 percent decrease over the past year. The Hoosier labor force also maintained a positive trend, gaining more than 10,000 individuals in December, which brings the total labor force growth for the year to 37,762, and 109,037 added since January 2013. 

Both Marion County and Indianapolis unemployment rates decreased in December and remain well below the unemployment rates of December 2014.