Total Labor Force (2018)

677,621

Total Population

1,420,491

Population Rank Among States

41st

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$18,095

Rank Among States

13th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

2.4%

State Workforce Board

Hawaii Workforce Development Council

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Kauai Workforce Development Board

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Maui County Workforce Development Board

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Total funding received by _______ under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

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Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Hawaii National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
0.5%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
3.2%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
2.4%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
29.7%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
62.1%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (3.5% Hawaii | 12.0% National)
Web Designer 3.5%
12%
High school (32.4% Hawaii | 27.1% National)
32.4%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (31.2% Hawaii | 28.9% National)
31.2%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (32.9% Hawaii | 32.0% National)
32.9%
32%

Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

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Hawaii Department of Labor


UI extensions - for a graphic explaining the weeks and benefit amounts for regular UI, PEUC, EB and PUA: https://t.co/QyZgNYv0rj

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UI benefits are subject to state and federal taxes:
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DLIR adds additional capacity to process complex claims:
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Hawaii's Unemployment Rate at 15.1% in Sept:
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Maui County


Stay At Home order requested for Lanai, starting Oct. 27 https://t.co/PaayvlGcZg https://t.co/FUOCSIEO8m CountyofMaui photo

Senior Fair Drive-through gift bag distribution announced https://t.co/1GE5INYLGM https://t.co/IZk8u9TxM0 CountyofMaui photo

County of Maui announces $2.5 million Agriculture Micro Grant Program https://t.co/b4Y9Z33ic1 https://t.co/ybRBQE8Cw8 CountyofMaui photo

Mayor authorizes extension for deferral of 10% penalty on Real Property Taxes due Aug. 20 https://t.co/XMEx8Evk6D https://t.co/6PJiYgKHja CountyofMaui photo

Mayor Victorino releases statement on Pre-, Post-travel testing for COVID-19 https://t.co/VnxPy3X8jo https://t.co/vq0QVI46Po CountyofMaui photo

Oahu Workforce Development Board


New -- Hawaii State Data Book just released! More than 800 data tables about population, business, labor, tourism..
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Strong U.S. employment report brightens economic outlook https://t.co/FnNOrHdx0P via @Reuters

Hawaiian Airlines develops apprenticeship program to train aviation mechanics https://t.co/HcdEaYqMuO via @Pacificbiznews

Tech CEOs: Automation will increase, but human workforce to grow 6% in next 3 years https://t.co/MIc67jwgTN via @techrepublic

Hawaii officials taking part in creative industries summit in Washington https://t.co/cMegxbZDj2 via @Pacificbiznews

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