Minnesota has a skilled, healthy, productive labor force. Minnesotans like to work; the state ranks at or near the top in labor force participation.
Recent Workforce Rankings
- 2nd in Labor Force Participation (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017)
- 4th in Technology and Science Workforce (Milken Institute 2016 State Technology and Science Index)
- 6th Healthiest State (America’s Health Rankings, United Health Foundation, 2017)
This Workforce section has details about Minnesota’s workforce participation; employment by industry and labor force health.
See Locating in Minnesota for details on Minnesota’s business climate; companies; major industries and sectors; comparisons to other states; incentives; regional profiles and more.
Our For Business section will connect you to resources for starting and financing a business, finding workers and export and trade assistance.
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