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The Indicators

Talent

A region’s ability to attract, develop and maintain a skilled workforce that meets the demands of industry in its economy

100

109

U.S. Avg.

84

90

90

91

91

92

92

93

GDP per Worker: Measure of regional workforce productivity

STEM Degrees: Percentage of degrees awarded in science, technology, engineering and math

Knowledge Workers: Percentage of population employed in knowledge-intensive occupations

+

Educational Attainment: Percentage of population with: • + Associate’s degree • – Bachelor’s degree or higher

Global Talent: Percentage of population that is foreign-born

93

STEM Salaries: Weighted average salaries in STEM occupations

Change in Index Value -5 points from 2014 to 2017

95

96

96

90

Knoxville

6

Augusta

Greenville

Tallahassee Columbia Greensboro

2017 Midlands Regional Competitiveness Report

Lexington (KY)

Charleston

WinstonSalem

Raleigh

85

91 87 2014

2015

2016

2017

2017 Midlands Regional Competitiveness Report  

It’s tough to define success when you’re not able to measure what it looks like. Since 2014, EngenuitySC has published the Midlands Regional...

2017 Midlands Regional Competitiveness Report  

It’s tough to define success when you’re not able to measure what it looks like. Since 2014, EngenuitySC has published the Midlands Regional...