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Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Terre Haute fell 0.4 percentage points in November 2021 to 4.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.0 percentage points higher than the Indiana rate. The unemployment rate in Terre Haute peaked in April 2020 at 16.3% and is now 12.3 percentage points lower. You can also compare Terre Haute unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.2% -0.4 -2.5
Indiana 3.0% -0.3 -2.0
Terre Haute 4.0% -0.4 -1.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2021 data as December 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 11,479. There are now 8,695 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 November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Terre Haute 2,784 -321 -1,261

Number of Unemployed Persons

Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Indiana
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployed
December
2021
3.9%
November
2021
4.2% 3.0% 4.0% 2,784
October
2021
4.6% 3.3% 4.4% 3,105
September
2021
4.7% 3.5% 4.7% 3,322
August
2021
5.2% 4.1% 4.9% 3,486
July
2021
5.4% 4.1% 5.0% 3,529
June
2021
5.9% 4.1% 5.0% 3,548
May
2021
5.8% 4.0% 4.9% 3,477
April
2021
6.0% 3.9% 4.8% 3,357
March
2021
6.0% 3.9% 4.6% 3,294
February
2021
6.2% 4.0% 4.7% 3,375
January
2021
6.4% 4.2% 5.0% 3,570

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.