Department of Numbers

Indiana Job Growth

There were 3,136,300 jobs in Indiana in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,274,594 employed persons for the month. Indiana added 5,900 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 8,491 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Indiana job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey August 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,136,300 +5,900 +27,000
CPS 3,274,594 +8,491 +66,878

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 August 2018 for Indiana is at a new high of 3,136,300.

CPS employment in Indiana for August 2018 is at a new high of 3,274,594.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2018

Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2018 3,136,300 5,900 3,274,594 8,491
July 2018 3,130,400 9,500 3,266,103 13,280
June 2018 3,120,900 -7,800 3,252,823 10,749
May 2018 3,128,700 -600 3,242,074 12,843
April 2018 3,129,300 -2,900 3,229,231 11,276
March 2018 3,132,200 7,200 3,217,955 9,713
February 2018 3,125,000 6,000 3,208,242 4,501
January 2018 3,119,000 4,100 3,203,741 -3,046
December 2017 3,114,900 3,600 3,206,787 -309
November 2017 3,111,300 -2,700 3,207,096 -698
October 2017 3,114,000 4,400 3,207,794 -319
September 2017 3,109,600 300 3,208,113 397