April 2003
U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Labor;2003 2nd Quarter, p150
Industry Profile
Industry Overview
The article presents statistical trends in labor employment. The Global Insight analyzes annual data relating to labor employment in manufacturing, mining and construction, wholesale and retail trade and other service sectors for different years from 1996 to 2007. The employment data is presented in thousands. The mining and construction sector employed 53.8 thousand employees in the year 1996. It declined to 33.3 thousand employees in 2002. It is further estimated to reduce to 28.9 thousand employees in 2007. Manufacturing sector employed 17419.1 thousand employees in 1997 which reduced to 16681.5 thousand employees in 2002 and is further expected to reduce to I 6288.6 thousand employees in 2008. Employment in trading sector shows a rising trend and is expected to further rise.


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