By: Economic & Finance Report
Job opportunities continue to flourish in Indiana. Indiana added 219,000 jobs in the private sector in July 2015. This placed the state in 12th as far as private sector job employment.
Indiana ranks #2 in adding the most manufacturing jobs to its state. According to the Chicago Tribune, Indiana has added over 91,000 jobs in the manufacturing industry alone, for its state constituency. It has the 4th most manufacturing private sector jobs in The United States.
The state is above the national average as far as labor force participation. The national average is around 62.6%, Indiana is at 63.5%. This has allowed Indiana to have fruitful unemployment numbers below the national average, at 4.7%, national average (5%). Indiana must be doing something economically right.-SB