January Indiana Employment Report

Indiana’s unemployment rate remained at 4.0 percent in January, which marks its lowest point since 2001. The unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people as a percentage of the labor force. Indiana’s Labor Force increased by 7,162 over the previous month with a 6,344 increase in employment and a 818 increase in unemployment. Indiana’s total labor force stands at over 3.3 million and the state’s 64.2 percent labor force participation rate remains above the national rate of 62.9 percent.

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