The Hoosier State grew 15,800 private sector jobs in November, the most in a one-month period in 15 years. Last month, the rate of private sector growth in Indiana was double that of the United States (0.6% versus 0.3%). Private sector gains spanned nearly every sector, with larger increases concentrated in Professional & Business Services, (+6,400) Trade, Transportation & Utilities, (+3,400) and Manufacturing, (+2,300). Indiana has experienced private sector job growth 17 of the past 23 months, with gains averaging 4,500 per month during that period. Since July 2009, the low point of employment in Indiana, the Hoosier State has added 264,800 private sector jobs, with the Manufacturing sector accounting for more than one-third of the total (+94,700).