Indiana’s unemployment rate held steady last month at 3.2 percent, remaining at its lowest point since December 2000. The rate hasn’t increased since July last year.
February was a largely positive month for Indiana’s employment picture.
The state’s January unemployment rate of 3.3 percent is its lowest since the beginning of 2001.
Indiana’s unemployment rate went down in December, the second consecutive month it’s fallen.
October marked the first time in six years the unemployment rate went up four consecutive months.
The Business Outlook 2018 panel discussed economic forecasts for Indiana, the nation and the world.
Indiana’s unemployment rate last month took its largest single-month jump in more than eight years.
At a study committee on the issues, regulators said the state may be missing millions in revenue because of fraud – but couldn't say how much they've recouped.
Seventy percent of the past year's job growth was concentrated around cities, while rural places struggled to create new jobs and maintain their workforces.
Despite an increase in July, Indiana's unemployment rate remains well below the national average and lower than all neighboring states.