Explore the region’s quarterly employment data and economic reports by sector and county profiles below for in-depth research on NEO regional economic development.
Quarterly Economic & Employment Data Reports
Each quarter, Team NEO publishes the Quarterly Economic Review (QER) to provide a holistic picture of what is and is not working across Northeast Ohio’s regional economy, representing the 15th largest market in the United States. It is the only regular source of collective economic data and insights for the 18-county region. View the links below to find our most recent reports.
Northeast Ohio’s $22 Billion Health Care Industry
Northeast Ohio has shown steady growth in health care sector GDP and employment over the past two decades. This report takes a deep dive into employment growth over time, as well as top health care occupations and recent health care-related development activity, plus year-over-year economic trends for Northeast Ohio.Download Report
Northeast Ohio Since the Great Recession
Northeast Ohio’s regional economy has steadily added jobs, increased productivity and become more diversified since the Great Recession. This report examines the progress made since the Great Recession and indicates this diversification is key to the region’s resilience in future downturns.Download Report
Food and Beverage Manufacturing
Food and beverage manufacturing gross regional product (GRP) grew 85 percent in Northeast Ohio (NEO) from 2007 to 2018, compared with national growth of 46 percent. This growth is being fueled by technological advances, including the internet of things (IoT), which is a major economic driver in the region.Download Report
The $41 billion manufacturing industry makes up 20 percent of the gross regional product (GRP) and subsectors of manufacturing, such as food and computer-and-electronic product manufacturing, are diversifying. More than 21,000 annual job openings are projected each year through 2023.Download Report
Northeast Ohio Occupations
Northeast Ohio is projected to add 20,700 jobs across all occupations over the next five years, including 8,500 new healthcare openings for practitioners, and technical and healthcare support personnel.Download Report