Spotlight on Statistics

January 2013

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Media and Information

Chart Data

Union Membership

Union members, percent of employed, selected media industries, 2000–2011
Year Industry
Information (total) Publishing, except Internet Motion pictures and sound recording Broadcasting, except Internet Telecommunications

2000

14.7 17.1 23.8

2001

14.1 12.2 23.7

2002

14.6 14.3 23.1

2003

13.6 7.4 12.0 9.2 21.0

2004

14.2 6.7 15.7 9.3 22.4

2005

13.6 8.8 15.0 8.6 21.4

2006

12.0 7.0 10.3 5.9 20.7

2007

12.1 7.3 11.5 8.7 19.7

2008

12.7 7.2 11.4 9.5 19.3

2009

10.0 5.3 12.8 4.7 16.0

2010

9.6 5.0 9.3 5.1 15.8

2011

10.1 4.5 13.8 5.9 15.6

2012

9.7 3.7 11.4 6.7 15.6

Source: Current Population Survey | Chart

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