What does this indicator measure?

The percent of the labor force that is unemployed; that is, actively seeking work. The labor force is the combined employed and unemployed.

Why is this indicator important?

Unemployments results in a loss of income, social contact in the workplace, and, often, social reputation and access to health insurance. All of these factors can negatively impact health.

About the data

Community: Sullivan County

Reference: Indiana

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2017

Category: Employment

Community Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Reference Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics