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Historical Labor Force/Unemployment Data for
ELKHART  COUNTY,  INDIANA
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NOTE: Averages for year 2012 have been revised to the 2012 benchmark.
NOTE: Beginning October 2006 the data will no longer be rounded data.
Data below released 12/20/13
..................................................MOST RECENT 13 MOS.......................

MONTH
2012 November
December
2013 January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
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LAST 12 MONTH AVG

LABOR FORCE
91,755
90,847
91,188
90,669
90,670
91,333
92,385
94,495
93,324
91,921
90,754
90,959
91,588
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91,678

EMPLOYED
83,336
82,231
81,779
81,830
82,152
83,875
84,834
86,343
85,434
84,857
84,111
84,259
84,670
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83,865

UNEMPLOYED
8,419
8,616
9,409
8,839
8,518
7,458
7,551
8,152
7,890
7,064
6,643
6,700
6,918
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7,813

UNEMP RATE
9.2%
9.5%
10.3%
9.7%
9.4%
8.2%
8.2%
8.6%
8.5%
7.7%
7.3%
7.4%
7.6%
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8.5%


Data above are 2012 Benchmark.  Latest month data is preliminary, month earlier is revised.

NOTE: Due to an expansion in the Current Population Survey (CPS), mandated by Congress, estimates for
year 2001 and later at both the state and substate levels may not be fully comparable with
those of earlier periods.

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ELKHART COUNTY BACK THROUGH 1980

YEAR
2013 YTD Average
LABOR FORCE
91,753
EMPLOYED
84,013
UNEMPLOYED
7,740

UNEMP RATE
8.4%

 YEAR.............LABOR FORCE.......EMPLOYED......UNEMPLOYED......UNEMP RATE
2012 12BM           91,830          83,042          8,788           9.6%
2011 12BM           90,479          80,358         10,121          11.2%

2010 11BM           90,600          78,359         12,241          13.5%
2009 10BM           90,516          74,134         16,382          18.1%
2008 09BM           98,138          89,830          8,308           8.5%
2007 08BM          101,726          97,072          4,654           4.6%
2006 08BM          104,172          99,347          4,825           4.6%
2005 08BM          101,763          97,141          4,622           4.5%
2004 07BM          100,046          95,814          4,232           4.2%
2003 07BM           96,180          91,635          4,545           4.7%
2002 07BM           94,727          90,240          4,487           4.7%
2001 07BM           95,672          91,273          4,399           4.6%
2000 07BM           97,342          94,889          2,453           2.5%
1999                97,950          95,820          2,130           2.2%
1998                96,260          93,930          2,330           2.4%
1997                94,880          91,770          3,110           3.3%
1996                94,980          91,260          3,720           3.9%
1995                97,580          93,960          3,620           3.7%
1994                93,790          90,830          2,960           3.2%
1993                88,670          85,290          3,380           3.8%
1992                84,210          79,260          4,950           5.9%
1991                82,050          76,310          5,740           7.0%
1990                84,680          79,970          4,710           5.6%
1989                97,940          93,410          4,530           4.6%
1988                97,040          93,100          3,940           4.1%
1987                92,910          88,360          4,550           4.9%
1986                89,900          85,500          4,400           4.9%
1985                87,500          82,000          5,500           6.3%
1984                83,800          78,700          5,100           6.1%
1983                76,200          71,000          5,200           6.9%
1982                68,000          59,000          9,000          13.2%
1981                68,700          62,100          6,600           9.6%
1980                68,300          60,400          7,900          11.5%
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Source: Research and Analysis Unit, Indiana Dept. of Workforce Development  
Data above provided by Bruce F. Bendull, Regional Analyst: Phone 219 762-2705; Fax 219 763-3061  
08BM = 2008 Benchmark, etc.  Above data are estimates using Federal procedures. 
Unemployment rates are computed from unrounded data.
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