Employment Projections

Output by major industry sector

This table also can be found in the article, "Industry employment and output projections to 2024," published in the December 2015 Monthly Labor Review.

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Table 2.2 Output by Major Industry Sector

Industry Sector

Billions of Chained 2009 Dollars

Compound Annual Rate of Change

Billions of Dollars

Percent Distribution

2004

2014

2024

2004–14

2014–24

2004

2014

2024

2004

2014

2024

Total

25,002.7

27,723.5

34,573.0

1.0

2.2

21,924.9

31,295.9

41,543.4

100.0

100.0

100.0

Goods-producing, excluding agriculture

6,844.3

6,944.1

8,511.2

0.1

2.1

5,856.4

8,169.1

10,760.9

26.7

26.1

25.9

Mining

372.2

459.1

556.1

2.1

1.9

298.6

651.9

941.2

1.4

2.1

2.3

Construction

1,396.4

1,031.1

1,357.3

-3.0

2.8

1,152.5

1,166.6

1,688.8

5.3

3.7

4.1

Manufacturing

5,095.6

5,446.3

6,586.7

0.7

1.9

4,405.3

6,350.5

8,131.0

20.1

20.3

19.6

Service-providing

16,611.0

19,090.0

23,973.3

1.4

2.3

14,719.5

21,184.2

28,212.3

67.1

67.7

67.9

Utilities

432.1

372.6

445.5

-1.5

1.8

349.6

400.4

514.8

1.6

1.3

1.2

Wholesale trade

1,202.9

1,362.9

1,754.4

1.3

2.6

1,023.0

1,538.6

2,062.6

4.7

4.9

5.0

Retail trade

1,318.9

1,427.4

1,893.2

0.8

2.9

1,185.5

1,560.5

2,124.2

5.4

5.0

5.1

Transportation and warehousing

785.1

859.6

1,075.6

0.9

2.3

687.6

1,031.3

1,409.3

3.1

3.3

3.4

Information

1,100.7

1,535.3

2,040.3

3.4

2.9

1,091.4

1,553.4

2,139.9

5.0

5.0

5.2

Financial activities

3,201.4

3,512.1

4,532.1

0.9

2.6

2,980.8

3,987.9

5,466.5

13.6

12.7

13.2

Professional and business services

2,317.5

3,036.3

3,832.8

2.7

2.4

2,109.5

3,335.0

4,537.2

9.6

10.7

10.9

Educational services; private

249.2

266.6

327.4

0.7

2.1

184.9

327.7

449.9

0.8

1.0

1.1

Health care and social assistance

1,524.0

1,938.4

2,583.4

2.4

2.9

1,313.5

2,130.5

2,919.8

6.0

6.8

7.0

Leisure and hospitality

942.0

1,050.8

1,300.3

1.1

2.2

803.0

1,162.3

1,551.1

3.7

3.7

3.7

Other services

580.6

569.8

706.2

-0.2

2.2

491.8

637.5

842.2

2.2

2.0

2.0

Federal government

932.7

1,037.4

1,025.3

1.1

-0.1

803.7

1,133.1

1,200.3

3.7

3.6

2.9

State and local government

2,036.4

2,133.1

2,488.6

0.5

1.6

1,695.2

2,385.9

2,994.5

7.7

7.6

7.2

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

342.5

356.8

431.0

0.4

1.9

320.2

511.9

660.8

1.5

1.6

1.6

Special Industries(1)

1,175.3

1,318.4

1,649.4

1.2

2.3

1,028.8

1,430.8

1,909.4

4.7

4.6

4.6

Residual(2)

29.7

14.2

8.2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Footnotes:
1 Consists of nonproducing accounting categories to reconcile the input-output system with NIPA accounts.
2 Residual is shown for the first level only. Subcategories do not necessarily add to higher categories as a by product of chain-weighting.
Note: Dash indicates data not computable or not applicable.

Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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