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Computer leads. Ohio has a workforce of almost 6 million and the third largest manufacturing workforce in the nation

Fast Facts

Ohio – An Investment Location

200+

higher education institutions graduating more than 167,000 students annually

Location

provides market access to 60% of the U.S. population

Third Largest

manufacturing workforce in the nation

Ohio is a global investment destination with almost 4,000 international establishments owned by over 1,000 foreign operating companies from 47 countries (Ohio Development Services Agency). Together, international establishments employ 215,560 people in Ohio.

Ohio is the 7th largest U.S. state by population and 21st largest economy globally (World Bank)

Ohio has a workforce of almost 6 million and the 3rd largest manufacturing workforce in the nation.

More than 200 higher education institutions graduating more than 138,400 students annually provides a constant supply of highly educated workers.

Academic and professional partnerships with more than 2,000 companies further enhance an already skilled workforce.

Ohio is outpacing the Midwest regional average for job creation of 222,000, Ohio has created more than 400,000 jobs since 2011 (the last 5 years)

Ohio has a prime economic and pro-business business climate

Ohio’s strategic location in the heart of the Midwestern U.S. provides market access to 60% of the U.S. population.

Currently 15th in the Forbes Best States for Business Ranking, jumping 23 spots since 2010 (Forbes)