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Indiana University

Nationally Recognized

The Indiana Business Research Center is a leader in research, data and analysis focused on economic, demographic, industry and education information.

Serving Indiana Since 1925

The IBRC provides the economic information needed by Indiana's businesses, governments and nonprofit organizations, as well as users of such information throughout the nation.

Your Database Portal

The IBRC maintains vast databases covering numerous topics such as income, employment, taxes, industry sectors, education, demographics and a host of other indicators.

At Your Service

The Center conducts original research to generate information when existing data are insufficient. Through the intersection of collection and analysis, we are able to provide the necessary insights to our users.

Powerful Results

The IBRC's work forms the foundation of countless decisions made throughout the state every year. While data may not be exciting to most people, the results they produce can be.

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Notice to Users

This site will be undergoing maintenance over the weekend. Expect some unavailability between 9pm Friday 9/19 and 9am Sunday 9/21 while we make important upgrades to our databases.

Career Opportunity at IBRC: Economic Research Analyst

IBRC is currently hiring an Economic Research Analyst. View description and information on how to apply »

Leading Index Shakes Off the Big Chill in August
  1. The Leading Index for Indiana has made up almost all of the ground it lost during the first quarter of 2014.

  2. Population Growth Escalates in Many Indiana Communities
  3. After several years of slow population growth, many Indiana communities saw an uptick in their growth rates in 2013, according to population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. View press release »

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