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*Updates*  

03/23/20 -- King County Economic Forecast with new COLA forecast
03/23/20 -- Updated the County's discount rate policy
02/13/20 -- Econpulse Issue #22 for Q4 2019
02/13/20 -- King County Index of Leading Indicators
12/10/19 -- King County Forecast Model #10 for Q4 2019

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Current Forecast

*March 2020 Forecast Disclaimer*

The March 2020 Forecast was submitted to the Forecast Council on March 4th, 2020. The forecast was created using economic data that had not fully captured the ongoing impacts of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic facing economies across the globe. This submitted forecast will have limited use and users should exercise caution if using it for economic or financial analyses.

March2020_pdf

March2020_xls

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EconPulse

We've put together a quarterly report with an economic overview of King County. Click the following links to access our PDF summary of local employment, housing, prices and taxable sales. New issues arrive once per quarter.

Issue #22 - Q4 2019 issue
Incl King County Economic Forecast 

Issue #21 - Q3 2019 issue
Incl King County Economic Forecast

Issue #20 - Q2 2019 issue
Incl. King County Economic Forecast

Issue #19 Q1 2019 issue
Incl. King County Economic Forecast 

Issue #18 - Q4 2018 issue
Incl. King County Economic Forecast

Issue #17 - Q3 2018 issue
Incl. King County Economic Forecast

Issue #16 - Q2 2018 issue
Incl. King County Economic Forecast

Issue #15 - Q1 2018 issue
King County Leading Indicators

Issue #14 - Q4 2017 issue
Employment Growth in King County

Issue #13 - Q3 2017 issue
Wages in the Seattle MSA

Issue #12 Q2 2017 issue
Unemployment in King County

Issue #11 Q1 2017 issue
Construction Sales Tax

Issue #10 - Q4 2016 issue
King County Leading Indicators Index

Issue #9Q3 2016 issue
I-1433 & the New Minimum Wage Laws

Issue #8Q2 2016 issue
New Construction in King County

Issue #7 - Q1 2016 issue
Marijuana Revenues in King County

Issue #6 - Q4 2015 issue
Tourism in King County

Issue #5 - Q3 2015 issue
Poverty in King County

Issue #4 - Q2 2015 issue 
Manufacturing Employment

Issue #3 - Q1 2015 issue
Local Real Estate

Issue #2 - Q4 2014 issue 
Local Employment Growth

Issue #1 - Q3 2014 issue
Taxable Sales Expenditures

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