Indiana had highest share of employment in durable goods manufacturing in December 2014
January 29, 2015
Indiana had the highest share of nonfarm employment in durable goods manufacturing, 12.4 percent, in December 2014. Durable goods include cars, appliances, consumer electronics, furniture, and other items that typically last at least 3 years.
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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Michigan had the second-highest share of total nonfarm employment in durable goods manufacturing. Other states with large shares include Wisconsin, Ohio, Alabama, and Mississippi. Alaska and Hawaii had the smallest share (0.6 percent), followed by Wyoming, Delaware, Maryland, and Nevada.
These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — December 2014" (HTML) (PDF).
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Indiana had highest share of employment in durable goods manufacturing in December 2014 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2015/indiana-had-highest-share-of-employment-in-durable-goods-manufacturing-in-december-2014.htm (visited July 05, 2020).
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