Data & Reports

The Illinois DIA Program consistently collects and analyzes the most recent data to generate comprehensive reports about defense and manufacturing trends within Illinois and across the country.


State of Illinois economic profile (April 2017)

This report analyzes changes in defense spending and provides baseline economic and industry information for state-wide and regional defense adjustment and industrial diversification strategies.

A close-up of defense and manufacturing in Illinois (March 2017)

Check out our latest Infographic "A Close-up of Defense and Manufacturing in Illinois" highlighting national and state defense trends.

summary of state economic profiles (November 2016)

In 2016, the UIC Voorhees Center compiled community and economic profiles for five regions of the state (Quad Cities, Rockford, Northeast Illinois, Peoria, and Southwest Illinois). This report summarizes the shared findings among each of these regions.