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The Journal Gazette

Friday, May 19, 2017 12:48 pm

Indiana jobless rate reaches 16-year low

The Journal Gazette

The state's unemployment rate fell to 3.6 percent in April, down 1.1 percentage points from a year earlier and its lowest since 2001, Indiana Workforce Development said today.

The national rate in April was 4.4 percent, down six-tenths of 1 percentage point from April 2016. Ohio's rate was 5 percent, unchanged from a year earlier.