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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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From 2018 to 2028, the Hispanic share of the labor force is projected to increase more than that of any other race or ethnic group, increasing from 17.5 percent in 2018 to 20.9 percent in 2028. From 2018 to 2028, the share for Hispanic men is projected to increase from 9.9 percent to 11.7 percent, while the share for Hispanic women is projected to increase from 7.5 percent to 9.2 percent. read more »
Employment growth is projected to slow during the 2018–28 decade because of slowing population growth and changing demographics. read more »
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