The Office of Employment and Population Statistics (EPS), is part of the Director's Office in the Arizona Department of Administration. EPS produces demographic, labor force, and economic information for Arizona.
The State Demographer's Office develops the official population estimates and projections for the State of Arizona. The Demographer's Office collects and reviews data and conducts research to improve the accuracy of the demographic models used in population estimates and projections. The Demographer's Office works collaboratively with the U.S. Bureau of the Census to facilitate the use of demographic information in Arizona.
The Labor Statistics Office works under guidelines of the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Labor Statistics Bureau collects and produces data and analyses for the Current Employment Statistics (CES), Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) and the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) programs as specified by contract with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The data produced include current and historical employment, unemployment and labor force statistics.
The Economic Analysis Office provides workforce related products and services under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration grants and specific functions relating to the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and Unemployment Insurance (UI) funding. The Economic Analysis Office supports the efforts of the workforce system, develops various economic analyses and produces industry and occupational employment projections for Arizona.
For labor market and demographic information, visit the EPS website at www.azstats.gov or call 602-771-2222 for assistance.
Popular EPS Services and Resources