Employment Projections

Table 2. Net replacement data for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, by age group, projected 2012—22
(Numbers in thousands)

Age group

2012 employment (1)

Replacement rate, 2007—12 (percent)

Replacement needs, 2012—17

Rate of change, 2007—12 (percent)

Employment estimate, 2017

Replacement needs, 2017—22

Replacement needs, 2012—22

Replacement rate, 2012—22 (percent)

16-99(2)

572

67

73

140

24.4

16-19

3

0.0

0

2286.9

20-24

33

0.0

0

79.8

66

0

25-29

56

0.0

0

31.0

59

0

30-34

66

0.0

0

33.6

74

0

35-39

79

0.0

0

0.9

88

0

40-44

67

0.0

0

5.0

80

0

45-49

77

11.5

9

-11.5

70

8

50-54

71

24.4

17

-24.4

68

17

55-59

59

22.5

13

-22.5

54

12

60-64

41

39.4

16

-39.4

45

18

65-69

14

56.7

8

-56.7

25

14

70-74

4

42.4

2

-42.4

6

3

75-99

2

49.5

1

-49.5

3

2

Footnotes:
(1) 2012 data are averages of 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 data
(2) Age group data may not sum to age 16-99 total due to rounding.

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

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Last Modified Date: December 19, 2013

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