LABOR FORCE
Labor Force Statistics
Benton County In. August
2019
 
Rank in State  Monthly Change 7/19 to 8/19 Yearly Change
8/18 to 8/19
Annual Average 2019
Labor Force 4,328  89 -2.9% -3.1% n/a
Employed 4,195  89 -2.4% -3.0% n/a
Unemployed 133  89 -16.4% -6.3% n/a
Unemployment Rate August
2019
Rank of 92 Last Month’s Rate (6/19) Last Year’s Rate (7/18) Annual Average 2019
Benton County In 3.1  40  3.6 3.2 n/a
State 3.2 n/a  3.6 3.6 n/a
United States 3.8 n/a 4.0 3.9 n/a

source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Unemployment Statistics
LAUS – Benton, IN
May 2019
June 2019
July  2019
Aug. 2019
Labor Force
%Chg from Year Ago
4,458
-7.26%
4,353
-6.63%
4,455
-4.23%
4,328
-3.07%
Employed
%Chg from Year Ago
4,330
-7.22%
4,204
-6.47%
4,296
-4.70%
4,195
-2.96%
Unemployed
%Chg from Year Ago
128.0
-8.57%
149.0
-10.78%
159.0
10.42%
133.0
-6.34%
Rate
%Chg from Year Ago
2.9
0.0%
3.4
-0.2%
3.6
0.5%
3.1
-0.1%

NOTE: Not Seasonally Adjusted
Source: Ball State University – CBER

August 2019

National and State:
Area   Labor Force   Employed   Unemployed   2018 Rate  2019 Rate
U.S. 164,019,000 157,816,000 6,203,000 3.9 3.8
Indiana 3,398,091 3,288,977 109,114 3.6 3.2

                            November 2019 Unemployment Rates

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