Department of Numbers

Indiana Job Growth

There were 3,089,500 jobs in Indiana in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,205,050 employed persons for the month. Indiana added 13,100 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 6,517 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Indiana job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,089,500 +13,100 +39,500
CPS 3,205,050 -6,517 +76,550

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 in November 2016 for Indiana is at a new high of 3,089,500.

CPS employment in Indiana reached a maximum of 3,225,311 in August 2016. 20,261 jobs have been lost in Indiana since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 3,089,500 13,100 3,205,050 -6,517
October 2016 3,076,400 500 3,211,567 -11,160
September 2016 3,075,900 7,000 3,222,727 -2,584
August 2016 3,068,900 -2,900 3,225,311 5,131
July 2016 3,071,800 12,400 3,220,180 11,449
June 2016 3,059,400 -6,600 3,208,731 7,026
May 2016 3,066,000 -8,900 3,201,705 12,990
April 2016 3,074,900 12,800 3,188,715 14,031
March 2016 3,062,100 -5,400 3,174,684 9,877
February 2016 3,067,500 2,100 3,164,807 15,535
January 2016 3,065,400 5,700 3,149,272 19,199
December 2015 3,059,700 9,700 3,130,073 1,573