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Winter 2013–14 Vol. 57, Number 4

Industry employment


 

Numeric decline in employment of workers by detailed industry, projected 2012–22, in thousands of jobs

Detailed industry

Employment, projected 2012-22 (in thousands)

General federal non-defense government compensation

-180

Postal Service

-169

Animal production*

-144

Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers

-105

Apparel manufacturing

-86

Crop production*

-70

State government enterprises

-58

Other miscellaneous manufacturing

-57

Air transportation

-52

Textile mills and textile product mills

-52

Telecommunications

-51

Electric power generation, transmission, and distribution

-46

General federal defense government compensation

-45

Couriers and messengers

-44

Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing

-40

Plastics product manufacturing

-39

Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing

-33

Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing

-31

Aerospace product and parts manufacturing

-31

Communications equipment manufacturing

-31

* This detailed industry includes self-employed and unpaid family workers in addition to wage and salary workers.

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