Uncategorized Indiana Jan unemployment rate remains steady at 9.7%

Indiana Jan unemployment rate remains steady at 9.7%

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The state announced Wednesday morning that Indiana’s preliminary seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for January 2010 did not change from the revised December 2009 rate of 9.7%.  Indiana’s rate matched the national rate of 9.7%.

According to the Indiana Dept. of Workforce Development (DWD) press release:

Seasonally-adjusted total non-farm employment in Indiana declined by 2,000 in January.  Sectors reporting significant employment increases include: Manufacturing (3,900), Financial Activities (600) and Professional and Business Services (600). Sectors reporting significant employment declines include: Private Education and Health Services (-5,700), Leisure and Hospitality (-2,600) and Construction (-2,200).

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