Department of Numbers

Indiana Job Growth

There were 3,129,300 jobs in Indiana in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,192,272 employed persons for the month. Indiana lost 4,500 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 9,882 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Indiana job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,129,300 -4,500 +21,000
CPS 3,192,272 -9,882 +14,770

Indiana Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Indiana as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment in Indiana

CES employment peaked in October 2017 for Indiana at 3,133,800. Since then 4,500 jobs have been lost in Indiana according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in Indiana reached a maximum of 3,230,609 in June 2017. 38,337 jobs have been lost in Indiana since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 3,129,300 -4,500 3,192,272 -9,882
October 2017 3,133,800 4,700 3,202,154 -13,267
September 2017 3,129,100 6,400 3,215,421 -4,369
August 2017 3,122,700 -3,900 3,219,790 -8,651
July 2017 3,126,600 8,500 3,228,441 -2,168
June 2017 3,118,100 7,500 3,230,609 3,434
May 2017 3,110,600 -400 3,227,175 8,163
April 2017 3,111,000 -6,800 3,219,012 17,256
March 2017 3,117,800 -1,700 3,201,756 12,088
February 2017 3,119,500 8,200 3,189,668 7,488
January 2017 3,111,300 2,700 3,182,180 6,721
December 2016 3,108,600 300 3,175,459 -2,043