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Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Terre Haute fell 5.0 percentage points in May 2020 to 12.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.1 percentage points lower than the Indiana rate. The unemployment rate in Terre Haute peaked in April 2020 at 17.2% and is now 5.0 percentage points lower. You can also compare Terre Haute unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 13.3% -1.4 +9.7
Indiana 12.3% -5.2 +9.0
Terre Haute 12.2% -5.0 +8.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2020 data as June metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Terre Haute, Indiana, National

Terre Haute, Indiana monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Terre Haute peaked in April 2020 at 12,140. There are now 3,264 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Terre Haute employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Terre Haute, Indiana) is also available.

Unemployed Persons May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Terre Haute 8,876 -3,264 +5,663

Number of Unemployed Persons

Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Indiana
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployed
June
2020
11.1%
May
2020
13.3% 12.3% 12.2% 8,876
April
2020
14.7% 17.5% 17.2% 12,140
March
2020
4.4% 3.0% 3.9% 2,847
February
2020
3.5% 3.1% 3.9% 2,964
January
2020
3.6% 3.1% 4.0% 3,062
December
2019
3.5% 3.2% 4.1% 3,132
November
2019
3.5% 3.2% 4.1% 3,120
October
2019
3.6% 3.2% 4.1% 3,107
September
2019
3.5% 3.2% 4.1% 3,091
August
2019
3.7% 3.2% 4.1% 3,075
July
2019
3.7% 3.2% 4.1% 3,081

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.