Labor Market Information

Population and Labor Force Projections

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This page contains population and labor force projections from 2014 to 2019, 2024, 2029 and 2034 by age, race, sex and Hispanic origin for the state and by county. These projections supersede the projections previously released by the Department.

These projections, which are neither predictions nor forecasts, reflect identifiable long-term economic and demographic trends which have been implicitly or explicitly incorporated into the models. In other words, the projections are an extrapolation of past and current trends into the future. These projections do not take into account any current or future policy initiatives. They are not intended to constrain or to advocate specific levels of growth in the state. Moreover, exogenous shocks, such as a natural disaster, a war or a terrorist attack, could cause the economy to deviate from these trends. These projections are best used as a reference framework for planning, research, and program evaluation.

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