Total Labor Force (2018)

3,124,816

Total Population

5,813,568

Population Rank Among States

20th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$13,959

Rank Among States

25th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

3.0%

Rank Among States

9th (tied)

BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
State Workforce Board

Wisconsin Governor’s Council on Workforce Investment

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Wisconsin
State Workforce Plan

Local Workforce Boards

Bay Area Workforce Development Board, Inc.

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Employ Milwaukee, Workforce Development Board

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Fox Valley Workforce Development Board, Inc.

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North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, Inc.

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Northwest Workforce Development Board

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Southeastern Wisconsin Workforce Development Board

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Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, Inc

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West Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board

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Western Wisconsin Workforce Development Board

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Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.

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WOW Workforce Development Board

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WIOA Funding

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

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Wisconsin's Colleges and Universities

Labor Force Data

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

Wisconsin National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
0.9%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
3.5%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
3.0%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
15.1%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
67.9%
62.9%

Education Levels

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

Less than high school (7.6% Wisconsin | 12.0% National)
7.6%
12%
High school (30.7% Wisconsin | 27.1% National)
30.7%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (31.3% Wisconsin | 28.9% National)
31.3%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (30.4% Wisconsin | 32.0% National)
30.4%
32%

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