Indiana Unemployment Increases Slightly in April

As of May 16, there were 102,684 open job postings throughout the state.

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INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s unemployment rate increased slightly in April.

According to the Department of Workforce Development, the state’s jobless rate stands at 3.6 percent, up from 3.5 percent a month prior.

Indiana’s total labor force stands at 3,378,923, a decrease of 1,908 from March.

"Again this month, the employment data shows the historic opportunity for skilled workers in Indiana," said DWD Commissioner Richard Paulk. "For the eighth month in a row, the number of private sector jobs reached a new peak. Profession and Business Services, Financial Activities, and Private Education and Health Services added jobs in Indiana over the month."

As of May 16, there were 102,684 open job postings throughout the state.

Individuals looking for work, training or career information are encouraged to visit in.gov/dwd/job-seekers.  

Indiana April 2024 Employment Snapshot

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