Unemployment Rate Unchanged In Indiana For April
By: Sheila McCrea -
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s unemployment rate in April remained unchanged from the previous month, when it reached a record low of 2.2%.
According to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, the state continued to fare better than the nation as a whole. The U.S. unemployment rate in April at 3.6%, also remaining stable from March.
In addition, Indiana’s labor force participation rate rose again, from 62.4% in March to 62.6% in April, surpassing the national rate of 62.2%.
Meanwhile, employers in April had over 160,000 jobs that they were seeking to fill.