Indiana unemployment drops to 6.4%

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INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): Indiana’s unemployment rate has dropped more than a percentage point from last month’s numbers.

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in Indiana for August 2020 stands at 6.4%, down from July’s reported 7.8% and below the national rate of 8.4%.

The state’s labor force had a net increase of almost 42,000 workers over the previous month, thanks to a combined decrease of more than 46,000 unemployed Hoosiers and an increase of more than 88,000 jobs.

The state’s total labor force stands at 3.36 million.


  1. Of course, the unemployment rate could be much lower. Especially, if the looting, property damaging, people assaulting protestors would get a job.


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