Institutional Effectiveness & Research
External Data Resources
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
Includes indexes, rates and research on employment in the U.S.
- CensusScope (for Tennessee)
A portal to the latest census data by state featuring graphics, charts, rankings, maps, and exportable trend data.
- CNBC "America's Top States for Business" Report
CNBC scored all 50 states on 51 measures of competitiveness developed with input from business groups including the National Association of Manufacturers and the Council on Competitiveness.
- Current Population Survey
Provides a comprehensive body of data on the: labor force, employment, unemployment and persons not in the labor force.
- Economic & Community Development County Profile Tool (for Tennessee)
- National Center for Education Statistics
Contains institutional profiles, fast facts, tables and figures, peer analysis for secondary institutions in the U.S.
- NCHEMS Information Center for State Higher Education Policymaking and Analysis
Provides comparative data for states and counties.
- Postsecondary Education Opportunity
Public policy analysis of opportunity for postsecondary education. Subscription is required for full access.
- Southern Regional Education Board for Post Secondary
Includes comparative information and higher education data used extensively by state leaders.
- Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Information about The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
- Tennessee Employment Data
Includes information on LWIA6, LWIA7, and LWIA9.
- Unemployment Rates by County (for Tennessee)
A look at unemployment rates and trends by county and state.
- US Census Bureau Fact Finder
An excellent source for population, housing, economic, and geographic information from the US Census Bureau
- UT Center for Business & Economic Research
Includes research on national and state economic trends.