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Barometers

Fort Wayne indicators
EmploymentFeb. 2013Feb.

2012

Change

Construction7.68.5-10.6%
Manufacturing33.933.12.4%
Trade, Transp.

and Utilities

43.243.00.5%
Information3.53.112.9%
Finance11.412.1-5.8%
Prof. Business

Services

20.222.7-11.0%
Educational

Health Services

37.936.92.7%
Government22.122.6-2.2%
Figures are in thousands
Indiana indicators
EmploymentFeb.

2013

Feb.

2012

Change

Construction108.7109.9-1.1%
Manufacturing487.3472.93.0%
Trade, Transp.

and Utilities

563.0537.14.8%
Information35.034.12.6%
Finance129.6127.02.0%
Prof. Business

Services

294.8286.62.9%
Educational

Health Services

444.1431.42.9%
Government440.5435.61.1%
Figures are in thousands
Unemployment

Area

Feb.

2013

Jan.

2013

Feb.

2012

Bloomington8.3%8.5%7.9%
Elkhart9.8%10.3%10.3%
Evansville8.1%8.4%7.8%
Fort Wayne8.9%9.1%8.5%
Indianapolis8.5%8.7%8.2%
Lafayette8.0%9.2%7.4%
Indiana*8.7%8.6%8.3%
U.S.*7.7%7.9%8.3%
*– Seasonally adjusted
Source: Bureau of Business Research, Ball State University

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