January 2013

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Media and Information

Chart Data

Employment in the Information industry

 

Employment in the information industry, 1990–2011
Industry Year
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

Information

2,688,000 2,677,000 2,641,000 2,668,000 2,738,000 2,843,000 2,940,000 3,084,000 3,218,000 3,419,000 3,630,000

Publishing industries, except Internet

870,600 863,400 854,200 873,100 891,000 910,700 927,200 955,500 982,300 1,004,800 1,035,000

Newspaper, book, and directory publishers

772,500 755,200 740,400 747,200 754,200 753,500 752,400 760,300 767,400 769,800 774,400

Newspaper publishers

455,700 440,800 433,500 432,800 430,500 429,700 423,400 423,600 425,400 424,500 422,600

Periodical publishers

148,400 147,200 143,400 148,500 153,300 151,200 152,700 156,100 160,600 166,000 170,500

Book publishers

85,600 83,500 82,000 82,400 84,000 85,700 87,600 89,200 88,600 87,200 88,300

Directory and mailing list publishers

50,300 49,800 48,600 49,700 51,600 52,900 54,400 55,900 56,700 56,900 58,200

Other publishers

32,400 33,900 32,900 33,700 34,900 34,100 34,300 35,500 36,100 35,100 34,800

Software publishers

98,200 108,200 113,800 125,900 136,800 157,200 174,800 195,200 214,900 235,000 260,600

Motion picture and sound recording industries

254,600 258,900 254,300 259,600 278,400 311,100 334,700 353,000 369,500 384,400 382,600

Motion picture and video production

99,500 103,100 100,200 102,800 114,200 135,200 149,800 159,600 172,000 182,500 182,100

Motion picture and video exhibition

110,600 110,500 108,700 109,100 111,900 117,100 122,200 131,200 135,000 138,600 136,900

Broadcasting, except Internet

283,800 281,200 279,700 284,000 290,100 298,100 309,100 313,000 321,200 329,400 343,500

Radio and television broadcasting

232,200 228,700 226,100 228,100 230,800 234,300 239,300 241,600 245,700 247,600 252,800

Radio broadcasting

118,200 115,900 112,300 112,700 112,900 112,400 112,700 113,300 115,000 115,700 116,600

Television broadcasting

113,900 112,800 113,800 115,400 117,900 121,800 126,600 128,200 130,700 131,900 136,200

Cable and other subscription programming

51,700 52,500 53,600 55,900 59,300 63,800 69,800 71,500 75,500 81,800 90,700

Telecommunications

1,008,500 999,900 972,900 969,500 989,500 1,009,300 1,038,100 1,108,000 1,167,400 1,270,800 1,396,600

Wired telecommunications carriers

759,500 749,900 725,800 716,500 719,200 717,600 722,200 755,700 789,800 853,200 921,800

Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite)

35,800 41,800 47,800 56,300 71,700 90,300 110,100 132,100 144,200 159,900 185,600

Telecommunications resellers

179,500 178,100 172,600 170,500 171,800 171,200 171,600 181,300 188,700 200,200 213,600

Other telecommunications

213,200 208,300 199,300 196,700 198,600 201,400 205,800 220,200 233,400 257,600 289,300

Data processing, hosting and related services

211,400 212,800 219,600 223,400 226,900 242,600 252,000 268,400 282,800 307,100 315,700

Other information services

59,300 61,200 60,500 58,100 62,500 71,800 79,000 85,500 95,300 121,900 157,100

Internet publishing and broadcasting and web search portals

29,400 28,300 28,200 28,700 29,700 33,700 39,600 45,400 53,900 78,100 110,800

All other information services

29,900 32,900 32,300 29,400 32,800 38,200 39,400 40,100 41,400 43,800 46,200

 

Employment in the information industry, 1990–2011 (continued)
Industry Year
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Information

3,629,000 3,395,000 3,188,000 3,118,000 3,061,000 3,038,000 3,032,000 2,984,000 2,804,000 2,707,000 2,659,000

Publishing industries, except Internet

1,020,700 964,100 924,800 909,100 904,100 902,400 901,200 880,400 796,400 759,000 749,000

Newspaper, book, and directory publishers

751,800 710,900 685,900 673,300 666,200 658,400 646,000 616,800 538,700 498,200 479,200

Newspaper publishers

406,700 388,900 381,300 375,600 370,000 359,800 346,800 324,200 276,700 253,600 240,900

Periodical publishers

167,700 154,800 147,900 141,000 141,600 144,000 144,200 141,400 124,000 116,200 113,100

Book publishers

87,500 83,400 78,800 81,800 82,400 82,600 81,500 80,900 76,700 72,900 73,100

Directory and mailing list publishers

56,500 52,500 48,000 46,800 44,300 44,900 46,400 45,000 38,900 34,700 33,300

Other publishers

33,500 31,300 29,900 28,000 28,000 27,100 27,000 25,400 22,400 20,800 18,900

Software publishers

268,900 253,300 238,900 235,900 237,900 244,000 255,300 263,600 257,700 260,900 269,700

Motion picture and sound recording industries

376,800 387,900 376,200 385,000 377,500 375,700 380,600 371,300 357,600 370,200 361,300

Motion picture and video production

180,900 191,700 183,100 196,500 195,600 192,200 196,600 192,900 182,800 198,500 199,200

Motion picture and video exhibition

133,200 138,400 139,200 137,400 133,200 133,700 134,700 131,000 132,300 129,000 120,700

Broadcasting, except Internet

344,600 334,100 324,300 325,000 327,700 328,300 325,200 318,700 300,500 290,300 281,500

Radio and television broadcasting

249,100 241,200 238,300 239,500 238,800 238,300 236,700 233,100 215,200 209,900 207,900

Radio broadcasting

114,500 111,100 110,600 111,500 111,200 111,700 110,300 107,400 96,900 92,600 92,300

Television broadcasting

134,600 130,100 127,700 128,000 127,500 126,600 126,400 125,700 118,400 117,300 115,600

Cable and other subscription programming

95,600 92,900 85,900 85,500 88,900 90,000 88,500 85,600 85,300 80,400 73,600

Telecommunications

1,423,900 1,280,900 1,166,800 1,115,100 1,071,300 1,047,600 1,030,600 1,019,400 965,700 902,900 865,300

Wired telecommunications carriers

933,800 837,100 761,800 720,400 689,600 669,200 664,500 666,400 635,000 602,900 577,200

Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite)

201,400 197,300 189,900 189,700 191,300 200,200 203,400 200,500 186,900 170,200 163,900

Telecommunications resellers

214,100 179,500 154,900 147,300 135,100 125,600 117,200 108,600 100,700 91,500 88,200

Other telecommunications

288,800 246,600 215,100 205,100 190,500 178,100 162,700 152,600 143,800 129,800 124,200

Data processing, hosting and related services

316,800 303,900 280,000 267,100 262,500 263,200 267,800 260,300 248,500 243,000 243,000

Other information services

146,500 123,600 115,900 116,900 117,700 120,800 126,300 133,500 135,000 141,700 158,700

Internet publishing and broadcasting and web search portals

100,400 76,300 67,200 66,100 67,200 69,100 72,900 80,600 83,300 92,000 108,000

All other information services

46,100 47,300 48,700 50,800 50,600 51,700 53,400 52,900 51,700 49,700 50,700

Source: Current Employment Statistics | Chart

 

 

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