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May 2016 Economic Briefing

Posted by ehayden on June 8, 2016

Indiana’s labor force continued growing in April with 20,743 more Hoosiers joining the labor force. Since the beginning of 2016, Indiana’s workforce has grown by more than 82,000 and by 178,000 since January 2013. Indiana continues to outpace the national labor force participation rate average by 2.5 percent.

Indianapolis and Marion County’s unemployment rates dropped from March 2016 and remain comparable to April of 2015.