Department of Numbers

Indiana Job Growth

There were 3,159,400 jobs in Indiana in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,284,190 employed persons for the month. Indiana added 13,200 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,460 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Indiana job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey December 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,159,400 +13,200 +44,500
CPS 3,284,190 +1,460 +77,403

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 December 2018 for Indiana is at a new high of 3,159,400.

CPS employment in Indiana for December 2018 is at a new high of 3,284,190.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2018

Indiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2018 3,159,400 13,200 3,284,190 1,460
November 2018 3,146,200 8,100 3,282,730 202
October 2018 3,138,100 2,100 3,282,528 2,646
September 2018 3,136,000 -2,400 3,279,882 5,233
August 2018 3,138,400 8,000 3,274,649 8,546
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