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The Employment Projections (EP) program develops information about the labor market for the Nation as a whole for 10 years in the future.
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Click the graphic to enlarge chart: Projected Annual Rate of Change in Industry Employment, 2018-28.
Click the graphic to enlarge chart: Labor Force Share, by Age Group, 1998, 2008, 2018, and Projected 2028.
Click the graphic to enlarge chart: Projected Percent Change, by Selected Occupational Groups, 2018-28.
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Employment is projected to grow from 161.0 million to 169.4 million jobs from 2018 to 2028.
Healthcare is expected to account for a large share of the new jobs projected through 2028. The
Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) reflects the 2018–28 projections.
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