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Economic Indicators

The Seattle Economic Indicators reports current and recent data for the following five economic indicators:

  1. Business income
  2. Job growth
  3. Business start-ups and closures
  4. Educational system performance
  5. Income distribution

Download the full Economic Indicators report, June 2013 - Acrobat PDF

Download the full Economic Indicators report, October 2012 (PDF)

Download the full Economic Indicators report, April 2012 (PDF)

Download the full Economic Indicators report, August 2011 (PDF)

The Seattle Economic Indicators utilizes the most recent data available to report on local economic conditions. The data benchmarks established by the Economic Indicators will inform City leaders for policies, investments and actions, with a continued aim to sustain a business climate that supports quality job creation and sound public policies. Published twice each year, the Economic Indicators will provide a common understanding of Seattle’s economy.

The five indicators are summarized on this page.