Workforce Index

The Workforce Index is a biannual report that offers a summary of workforce and demographic data, as well as NOVA services provided to the residents and businesses of the seven cities that NOVA serves: Cupertino, Los Altos, Milpitas, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, and Sunnyvale.

Fiscal Year 2012 issues by geography:


Workforce Index Archive




Hot Statistics

Unemployment Rate


3.7%


Santa Clara County's unemployment rate for January 2017
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Commute Inflow


209,000

Number of workers who commute each day into Santa Clara County. (2011)

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Customer Visits

41,707

Number of daily visits by job seekers to NOVA Job Center in FY2016.

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Employer Payroll

11.4%

Santa Clara County's share of California's total payroll (Q3 2015), as compared to 6.2% of the statewide labor force.

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Customer Services

54,984

Number of services provided at the NOVA Job Center in FY2016.

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Projections (2012-2022)

Software Developers, Applications
Occupation with most projected job openings in Santa Clara County: 14,880 openings

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Projections (2012-2022)

Operations Research Analysts
 Fastest-growing occupation projected in Santa Clara County:
+64.9% (970 positions)

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