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Employment Projections
Bureau of Labor Statistics > Employment Projections > Data > Industry Output and Employment

Industry Output and Employment

This page contains links to the industry output and employment projections files, as well as the historical industry output and employment data used to develop those projections. The projections are available only on a national basis for the year 2031. The historical data are available only on a national basis annually.


The methodology used to project industry output and employment is described on the Employment Projections program's methodology page and in the BLS Handbook of Methods.

Data Tables

All industry tables in a single file (XLSX)

Most Recent Analysis

Other Industry Analysis

Data for Researchers

Industry output and employment data for the U.S. economy for historical years, and for the projected year 2031. (ZIP)

This file includes:

  • Industry output and employment description
  • Industry sectoring plan
  • Historical industry employment
  • Historical industry output
  • Historical commodity output
  • Projected industry output and employment

How to Decompress ZIP Files

Note: Previous version of the .zip files, published on September 8, 2022, contained incorrectly aggregated detailed industries data for summary sector 284 (State and local general government), which included only detailed industry sectors 186 and 187. The correct aggregation should have included detailed industries 186-188. The industry sectoring plan contained outdated detailed industry titles for summary sector 283 (State and local government) in the “Industry Commodity Sectors” tab and incorrect mapping for NAICS 491 (Postal service) in the “Stubs” tab. The latest files, published on October 21, 2022, includes all of these corrections.

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Last Modified Date: December 21, 2022