Report compares state benchmarks to national averages
JEFFERSON CITY, MO/June 19, 2017 (STL.News) Auditor Galloway – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a report examining the state’s performance in key areas such as the economy, education and health. The report provides a snapshot of Missouri’s statistics and rankings compared to other states and is designed as a resource for citizens and policymakers in Missouri.
The report is divided into six main categories: economy, education, civic involvement, health, crime and transportation. Topics within those categories include income, job growth, unemployment, taxes, poverty, test scores, high school and college graduates, voter turnout, smoking, obesity, teen births, health insurance, crime, gas taxes, and road and bridge conditions.
Data and ranking information comes from independent sources cited throughout the report, and is collected by the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs’ Institute of Public Policy at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
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