For immediate release: Jul 22, 2011
Posted by: [DWD]
Contact: Valerie Kroeger
Phone: 317-234-4026

June 2011 Indiana Employment Report

INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's preliminary seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate is 8.3 percent for June. The U.S. rate rose to 9.2 percent this month. Indiana continues to be significantly below the national average and that of all neighboring states for the fifth month in a row. Private sector employment decreased by 6,200 in June.

"This month, the nation and most of our neighboring states saw an increase in the unemployment rate," said Mark W. Everson, Commissioner of the Department of Workforce Development. "While this month's news nationally and here in the state is discouraging, it is important to note that over the past year Indiana has seen a 2 percent drop in the unemployment rate from 10.3 percent to 8.3 percent."

Graphs-June  

Employment by Sector

Sectors showing significant employment gains in June include: Private Education and Health Services (1,300) and Financial Activities (900). The Leisure and Hospitality (-3,800), Professional and Business Services (-2,500) and Manufacturing (-1,700) sectors showed significant decline. Total non-farm employment decreased (-5,900) in June.

Midwest Employment Picture

 

June 2010

May 2011

June 2011

Monthly Change

Indiana

10.3%

8.2%

8.3%

+0.1%

U.S.

9.5%

9.1%

9.2%

+0.1%

Illinois

10.3%

8.9%

9.2%

+0.3%

Kentucky

10.3%

9.8%

9.6%

-0.2%

Michigan

12.6%

10.3%

10.5%

+0.2%

Ohio

10.1%

8.6%

8.8%

+0.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDITOR'S NOTE: May 2011 private sector employment was revised (-1,900) from the preliminary estimate. The July Employment Report will be released on Friday, August 19, 2011.

Links to the data used to compile the monthly employment report are listed below:

Employment Report (LAUS)

Jobs Report (CES)

 

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