Colorado economic update

The most recent release of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Colorado is on track to add 68,700 jobs in 2018. The leading sectors for job growth are accommodations and food services; construction; and professional, scientific, and technical services.

Also included this month is a special look at the jobs being added in small, but critical sectors such as air and truck transportation; telecommunications; credit intermediaries; insurance; and architecture and engineering.

For more details check out the Review of Colorado Economy – Update Through May 2018. The 2018 forecast can be accessed by clicking here.

Finally, don’t forget to take a look at the quarterly economic updates published by the Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budgeting and the Colorado Legislative Council. Their upcoming report will be released around the 20th of June. They provide a comprehensive overview of the state economy and the challenges facing our state government.


Information courtesy of Gary Horvath /