Hoosier Economy Unemployment Rates Rise In June

Unemployment Rates Rise In June

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The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced Indiana’s June unemployment rate increased to 5.9 percent in June.

National unemployment rates have risen to 6.1 percent with Indiana below the national average at 5.9 percent in June of 2014.  This is a jump from the previous reports that stated Indiana’s unemployment rate at 5.7 percent in May of 2014.  Illinois and Kentucky have reported a decrease in unemployment with Illinois at 7.1 percent – down from 7.5 percent in May.  Kentucky decreased to 7.4 percent – previously at 7.7 percent.  Michigan and Ohio maintained their respective rates at 7.5 and 5.5 percent.

County with the highest unemployment rate: Vermillion at 8.8%
County with the lowest unemployment rate: Dubois at 4.3%

Employment Report (LAUS)

Jobs Report (CES)