Department of Numbers

Indiana Unemployment

According to the BLS current population survey (CPS), the unemployment rate for Indiana fell 0.4 percentage points in April 2015 to 5.4%. The state unemployment rate was 0.0 percentage points lower than the national rate for the month. The unemployment rate in Indiana peaked in January 2010 at 10.9% and is now 5.5 percentage points lower. You can also see Indiana unemployment compared to other states.

Unemployment Rate April 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.4% -0.1 -0.8
Indiana 5.4% -0.4 -0.6

Unemployment Rate: Indiana, National

Indiana monthly unemployment rate chart from 1990 to April 2015

Note: Recessions shown in gray

Indiana Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Indiana peaked in February 2010 at 344,319. There are now 167,985 fewer people unemployed in the state. Indiana job growth data is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
Indiana 176,334 -12,585 -17,111

Number of Unemployed Persons

Monthly chart of total unemployed in Indiana from 1990 to April 2015

Indiana Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Indiana
Unemployment Rate
Indiana
Unemployed
April 2015 5.4% 5.4% 176,334
March 2015 5.5% 5.8% 188,919
February 2015 5.5% 5.9% 193,618
January 2015 5.7% 6.0% 197,019
December 2014 5.6% 5.9% 192,066
November 2014 5.8% 5.9% 190,635
October 2014 5.7% 5.8% 189,455
September 2014 5.9% 5.8% 188,394
August 2014 6.1% 5.8% 187,839
July 2014 6.2% 5.8% 188,494
June 2014 6.1% 5.9% 190,237
May 2014 6.3% 6.0% 192,130