Industries losing the most jobs, 2006-16

January 10, 2008

The detailed industry with the largest projected wage and salary employment decline from 2006 to 2016 is the gasoline stations industry. This industry is expected to lose about 146,000 jobs.

Employment decline by selected detailed industry, projected 2006-16
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Four of the 10 detailed industries with the largest projected wage and salary employment declines are in the manufacturing sector, including printing and related support activities and motor vehicle parts manufacturing.

To learn more, see "Employment Projections: 2006-16," USDL news release 07-1847, and the five articles in the November 2007 issue of the Monthly Labor Review.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Industries losing the most jobs, 2006-16 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2008/jan/wk1/art04.htm (visited April 25, 2014).

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