Economic Overview

Below is the 2018 State of the Workforce report. This comprehensive report provides information about the quality of the workforce, available and projected jobs, and describes some of the challenges and opportunities facing our region.

The 2020 State of the Workforce report has been put on hold due to COVID-19

Also included is as snapshot of current monthly economic indicators for the Portland MSA, Multnomah and Washington Counties. For more information, please contact Liza Morehead, Research and Data Analyst for Worksystems at 503-478-7327. Additional labor market information can also be found at Quality Info.

We are committed to providing and using high quality data to guide our training investments and to advance the region's capacity to understand and align regional workforce supply with industry demand. If you have a request for data that is unavailable in the State of the Workforce report, please contact us.