INDUSTRY PROJECTIONS REPORT - May 9, 2013
Arizona Employment Growth Continues on a Slower Track; Improvement in 2013 and 2014 (PDF)
The Office of Employment and Population Statistics (EPS) within the Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) is forecasting gradual gains in Nonfarm employment in Arizona for the 2012-2013 projections time period. In comparison to the employment forecast released earlier in November 2012, Nonfarm employment growth has been forecast to be slightly slower in 2013. An over-the-year gain of 45,900 Nonfarm jobs is expected in 2013 and 51,800 in 2014. The previous forecast in November 2012 was for a 60,900 job gain in 2013. In the current forecast, the rate of growth projected for total Nonfarm employment is 1.9 percent in 2013 and 2.1 percent in 2014. A total of 97,700 Nonfarm jobs are forecast to be gained over the two projected years (2013 & 2014).
Forecast Slide Presentation (PDF)
Forecast Slide Data (XLS)
Industry Forecast Methodology
OCCUPATION PROJECTIONS REPORT - December 26, 2012
Construction and Leisure and Hospitality Projected to Lead Occupations in Growth (PDF)
The Arizona Office of Employment and Population Statistics (EPS) forecast overall occupational growth of 4.1% from 2011 through 2013. This represents a net gain of just over 107, 400 jobs statewide. Twenty-one of the 22 major occupational groups are forecast to have net job gains over the two-year period. Between 2010 and 2020, the growth rate is expected to be 20.5%, with a net gain of nearly 536,000 jobs. With the exception of one (Farming, Fishing, and Forestry), all major sectors are expected to gain jobs.
Occupation Forecast Methodology