Industry & Economy
The Department of Commerce’s Labor and Economic Analysis Division prepares regular analysis of the state's industry sectors, workforce and key economic trends.
Our "North Carolina Economic Facts" summary sheet provides a quick, at-a-glance overview of key statistics and milestones of the state's economy. This document is updated monthly.
The "Key Economic Indicators" gives a snapshot of current economic conditions in North Carolina as well as national trends. The bi-annual Economic Index provides detailed information on sixteen elements essential to economic development. Quarterly Economic Reports focus on key, current economic development issues.
The Division's industry studies provide insight into a particular industry’s contribution to the state's economy. The State of the Workforce Report details current conditions and examines future workforce projections.
Links to current and past reports can be found in the navigation bar to the left.