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Washington Recovery Group executive summary

Who we are

The Washington Recovery Group will fill the important role to coordinate the state’s COVID-19 pandemic recovery activities and set priorities that strengthen the resiliency of our state and all Washingtonians.

What we do

The WRG acts in an advisory capacity. We will discuss recovery issues and efforts, establish unified objectives, and provide the governor’s executive cabinet lead with recommendations to support state recovery operations. We know successful collaboration throughout the state will create a more just and resilient Washington.

Washington Recovery Group

The Washington Recovery Group will fill the important role to coordinate the state’s COVID-19 pandemic recovery activities and set priorities that strengthen the resiliency of our state and all Washingtonians. 

The 2007 Washington Input-Output Model

Released September 2012 (Revised October 2015)

In 2010, seven state agencies and the legislative staff, under the direction of Dr. William Beyers, University of Washington Geography Professor, and Marc Baldwin, Office of Financial Management (OFM), initiated the estimation of a new version of the Washington State Input-Output (I-O) model. OFM staff member Dr. Ta-Win Lin served as the project coordinator.

The 2002 Washington Input-Output Model

Updated April 2011

In 2006, seven state agencies and the legislative staff, under the direction of University of Washington Geography Professor, Dr. William Beyers, and the Office of Financial Management (OFM) Assistant Director of Forecasting Division, Dr. Irv Lefberg, initiated the estimation of a new version of the Washington State Input-Output model. OFM staff Dr. Ta-Win Lin served as the project coordinator.

Median household income estimates

Median Household Income Estimates by County: 1989 to 2019 and Projection for 2020

Long-term economic forecast

This file contains long-term population, resident civilian labor force, employment and personal income projections for Washington state. In contrast to the short-term economic forecasts that focus on assessing business cycle conditions, long-term projections examine demographic trends, structural changes in industries, changes in production factors such as labor supply and capital investment and technology/productivity advances. Data are now forecast to 2040.

The Washington Input-Output Model

The 2012 Washington State Input-Output model is a 52-sector model of the state economy using the North American Industrial Classification System definition of industries. The Model contains six final demand categories and provides estimates of payments of labor income, other value added and purchases by Washington industries from elsewhere in the United States and from foreign countries.

Washington export activity

Value of Washington exports

2019 ($ Millions)

Manufacturing employment as a percent of total

Manufacturing employment as a percent of total, 1980

  • State average: 17.8 percent
  • Highest county: Wahkiakum at 37.5 percent
  • Lowest county: Whitman at 1.6 percent

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