Department of Numbers

Indiana Job Growth

There were 3,114,600 jobs in Indiana in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,227,958 employed persons for the month. Indiana added 3,600 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 8,946 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Indiana job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,114,600 +3,600 +41,700
CPS 3,227,958 +8,946 +52,428

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 February 2017 for Indiana at 3,119,500. Since then 4,900 jobs have been lost in Indiana according to the employer survey. From a trough of 3,111,000 in April 2017, Indiana has gained 3,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Indiana for May 2017 is at a new high of 3,227,958.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 3,114,600 3,600 3,227,958 8,946
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
November 2016 3,108,300 7,700 3,177,502 -1,677
October 2016 3,100,600 -1,000 3,179,179 -972
September 2016 3,101,600 7,400 3,180,151 98
August 2016 3,094,200 6,200 3,180,053 1,113
July 2016 3,088,000 11,600 3,178,940 1,698
June 2016 3,076,400 3,500 3,177,242 1,712