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Posted on Mon. Mar. 05, 2012 - 12:08 am EDT

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Fort Wayne indicators
Employment Dec. 2011 Dec.

2010

Change

Construction 9.7 9.1 6.6%
Manufacturing 28.7 32.6 -12.0%
Trade, Transp.

and Utilities

45.1 42.2 6.9%
Information 3.2 3.1 3.2%
Finance 12.0 11.4 5.3%
Prof. Business

Services

22.3 20.9 6.7%
Educational

Health Services

38.7 36.2 6.9%
Government 22.8 22.2 2.7%
Figures are in thousands
Indiana indicators
Employment Dec.

2011

Dec.

2010

Change

Construction 123.1 109.7 12.2%
Manufacturing 456.0 447.8 1.8%
Trade, Transp.

and Utilities

547.3 550.4 -0.6%
Information 34.5 35.3 -2.3%
Finance 131.5 130.0 1.2%
Prof. Business

Services

287.2 285.4 0.6%
Educational

Health Services

432.4 433.5 -0.3%
Government 430.4 439.7 -2.1%
Figures are in thousands
Unemployment

Area

Dec.

2011

Nov.

2011

Dec.

2010

Bloomington 7.5% 7.1% 7.3%
Elkhart 11.2% 11.2% 12.2%
Evansville 7.4% 7.2% 7.9%
Fort Wayne 8.5% 9.3% 9.3%
Indianapolis 8.2% 8.3% 8.4%
Lafayette 7.5% 7.4% 8.0%
Indiana* 9.0% 9.0% 9.5%
U.S.* 8.5% 8.7% 9.4%
* Seasonally adjusted
Source: Bureau of Business Research, Ball State University


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