Indiana has highest share of total employment in manufacturing, April 2014
May 21, 2014
In April 2014, among all states, Indiana had the highest share of statewide total nonfarm employment in manufacturing (16.9 percent). The District of Columbia had the lowest, with 0.1 percent of total nonfarm employment in manufacturing.
|State||Manufacturing employment(p)||Statewide total nonfarm employment(p)||Percentage of employment in manufacturing(p)|
District of Columbia
In April 2014, the other midwestern states following Indiana as the state with the highest share of total nonfarm employment in manufacturing were Wisconsin (16.3 percent), Iowa (13.9 percent), and Michigan (13.6 percent).
The states following the District of Columbia as those with the lowest share of total nonfarm employment in manufacturing in April 2014 were Hawaii (2.2 percent), and New Mexico and Wyoming (3.3 percent each).
These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — April 2014" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-14-0813.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Indiana has highest share of total employment in manufacturing, April 2014 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2014/ted_20140521.htm (visited April 26, 2015).
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