Labor and Economic Analysis Division

The Labor and Economic Analysis Division (LEAD) is a one-stop source and leading provider of labor market information for the state of North Carolina. LEAD administers and collects data, conducts research, and publishes information on the state's economy, labor force, educational, and workforce-related issues.


The Labor & Economic Analysis Division (LEAD) collects data, conducts research and analysis and publishes reports about the state’s economy and labor market.  Information and data produced by LEAD help stakeholders make more informed decisions on business recruitment, education and workforce policies and career development, as well as gain a more extensive view of North Carolina’s economy.


Phone: 919-707-1500

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