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The 2014 Tennessee Economy Overview Report covers many aspects of the Tennessee economy including current employment statistics, employment wage data, short-term industry projections, fatal and non-fatal injury data, labor force highlights, demographic trends, and unemployment claimant data.

According to the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, 2014 was a year of positive economic improvement and a signal that the recovery from the recent recession will continue. View the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development report, 2014-2016 Short Term Industry Projections here.

Video - How to Conduct an Industry Search - (2:30) Learn how to search for and select a desired industry using the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Federal statistical agencies employ this standard to classify business establishments

The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) produces a comprehensive tabulation of employment and wage information for workers covered by Tennessee Unemployment Insurance laws. The census serves as a near census of monthly employment and quarterly wage information at the state and county levels and provides the most detailed industry data available. 

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development conducts a survey of all schools that have enrollment in grades 9-12 and that qualify to give a state of Tennessee diploma upon graduation.  The 2014 Survey of High School Graduates in Tennessee lists the number of schools and response rates as well as the number of graduates, their educational intentions, and current work plans or military service, if appropriate.

Employers use the Affirmative Action Data - 2000 Census when developing their Affirmative Action Plan. It includes population, labor force, and occupational distribution by race and sex for the U.S., Tennessee, metropolitan areas and counties.

The purpose of the 2015 Affirmative Action Data Supplement is to provide employers with up-to-date annual average labor force information for the state, metropolitan areas, and counties for developing affirmative action plans. It is to be used in conjunction with the Affirmative Action Data publication.

Accurate statistics on work injuries and illnesses which shall include all disabling, serious or significant injuries and illnesses, whether or not involving loss of time from work other than minor injuries requiring only first aid treatment and which do not involve medical treatment, loss of consciousness, restriction of work or motion, or transfer to another job.  Read the Survey