While the unemployment rate rose slightly from May to June, it marked the ninth consecutive month the state’s jobless rate was below 3%, the state said. The U.S. jobless rate in June was 3.6%.
The state said Indiana’s labor force participation rate was 63.1%, up from 62.9% in May. The national labor force participation rate was 62.2%.
The state’s total labor force in June was 3,378,333, with 3,298,530 employed and 79,803 unemployed but seeking employment.
The state said there were 156,813 job listings in Indiana in June. A total of 14,757 residents were receiving unemployment benefits in June.