Employment
Economic Prosperity Dashboard

Measures of employment are commonly used as a sign of economic prosperity within a community. The following data measures employment performance.

 

Baseline
Target
Current
Employment Participation Rate
Trending: Off target
62%
Baseline
Jun, 2014
58.5%
Current
Aug, 2019
64.5%
Target
Jun, 2018
Unemployment Rate
Trending: On target
8%
Baseline
Jun, 2018
5.8%
Current
Aug, 2019
5.7%
Target
Jun, 2018
Youth Unemployment Rate
Trending: On target
16.2%
Baseline
Dec, 2014
12.8%
Current
Dec, 2018
15%
Target
Dec, 2018
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