2018 Arrivals and Employment Outcomes

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2018 Arrivals and Employment Outcomes2019-03-26T18:51:17+00:00

Fiscal Year 2018 – Arrivals and Employment Outcomes

Resettlement agencies in Kentucky welcomed 1,902 newcomers.

FY2018 Kentucky Arrivals by Nationality

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Top ten nationalities: 1-Democratic Republic of the Congo;  2-Cuba;  3-Burma;  4-Bhutan;  5-Somalia;  6-Ukraine;  7-Afghanistan;  8-Eritrea;  9-Burundi; 10- Rwanda

FY2018 Employment Outcomes

Resettlement partners procured:

  • 1,237 unduplicated job placements with 354 different employers
  • 89% of jobs were full-time
  • Average wage: $11.88/hour
  • 90 Day Retention Rate: 86% retention
  • Average time from arrival in Kentucky to first job placement*: 96 Days (3 months)
    *Of those receiving federal cash assistance