State Workforce Trends

The links below provide a statewide perspective on educational, economic and workforce development data.
 

Workforce Kentucky
Comprehensive source for state and regional labor market information, including current and historical unemployment rates.

Kentucky Occupational Outlook to 2016 (PDF)
State's projected job growth and decline.

2008 Economic Report for Kentucky (PDF)
Data on employment, income, wages, tax receipts, population, lay-offs and much more.

Kentucky State Data Center
Census data, projections, publications, presentations and more.

Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal and Research
Information on degrees and credentials, educational attainment and more.

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Reports and Research
A multitude of reports on educational attainment, STEM progress, and more, including county profiles.

An Index of Kentucky's Educational Progress, October 2007 (PDF)
Report from the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center

2007 College-Bound Seniors (PDF)
Profile of Kentucky students taking the SAT

Kentucky Ranks 35th on Education Index, April 2009 (PDF)
Report by the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center

Economic, Social Changes Keeping Older Workers in Labor Force, May 2009 (PDF)
Report by the Kentucky Elder Readiness Initiative

Many Plan to Work in Retirement for Financial Reasons, April 2009 (PDF)
Report by the Kentucky Elder Readiness Initiative

Minorities in Kentucky – An Educational, Economic and Leadership Snapshot, August 2009 (PDF)
Presentation by the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center

Kentucky's Undocumented Population, May 2009 (PDF)
Report by the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center

Kentucky Deskbook of Economic Statistics
Cabinet for Economic Development's compilation of social and economic statistics.

Kentucky Business Reports
Information on Kentucky's economy, plus industry profiles from the Cabinet for Economic Development.

Economic Impact of Construction Jobs (PDF)
Information from the Associated General Contractors of America.

Part of the Kentucky Career Center Partnership