The Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS) collects and links data to evaluate education and workforce efforts in the Commonwealth. This includes developing reports, responding to research requests, and providing statistical data about these efforts so policymakers, agencies, and the general public can make better informed decisions.

Kentucky Future Skills Report

February 2020

How many jobs will Kentucky need to fill during the next five years? What will those jobs pay? Do we have the right mix of workers and skills to fill those jobs? This interactive report provides data to help Kentuckians answer these questions.

Labor Force Update

February 2020

The Labor Force Update highlights recent data releases from the Labor Market Information section of KYSTATS and elsewhere.

Work Ready Communities

February 2020

This interactive report is a dynamic tool for communities in Kentucky to easily see whether they meet each specified criteria to be 'Work Ready'.

Life Outcomes with High School Experiences

January 2020

This interactive report is the newest addition to our Life Outcomes Series and examines the relationship of high school experiences and 2018 educational outcomes for 2014 high school graduates.

Dual Credit Feedback Report

January 2020

This interactive report examines outcomes for high school graduates that attempted dual credit at a Kentucky Community and Technical College System or 4-Year postsecondary institution. The first dashboard displays the percent attempting dual credit by gender, race/ethnicity, and free and/or reduced priced lunch status. The second dashboard shows college going and success metrics.

Head Start Report

January 2020

The Head Start Report is the first report to utilize Head Start Grantee data. This interactive report displays the number of children served by head start programs, demographics by county and grantee for the 2017 and 2018 academic years. The report additionally displays kindergarten readiness outcomes for children served by head start and their peers.

Industry Profiler

December 2019

This report offers users an interactive environment in which to explore historical levels of employment and wages earned among employees covered by Kentucky’s Unemployment Insurance program.

Kentucky Workforce Dashboard – November 2019

November 2019

The Kentucky Workforce Dashboard is a user-friendly tool that local workforce areas can use to inform the impact of services in their area.

Civilian Labor Force Report

November 2019

This interactive report allows users to explore estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program and the Current Population Survey (CPS).

2018-19 Academic Performance Proficiency Dashboard

September 2019

The Kentucky Proficiency Dashboard highlights the percentage of public K-12 students scoring proficient or above in each subject area by school level (elementary, middle or high). Kentucky public school students are tested annually to determine academic performance. Accountable students included in these reports were enrolled for a minimum of 100 days. This report also allows users to compare proficiency and above percentages by districts and schools, race, and economic status.

Career and Technical Education Feedback Report

September 2019

This interactive report examines high school Career and Technical Education (CTE) trends in Kentucky and its association with employment and postsecondary outcomes later in life.