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Employment Projections

Output by major industry sector

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Table 2.2 Output by major industry sector

Industry Sector

Output, 2010 (billions of chained 2012 dollars)

Output, 2020 (billions of chained 2012 dollars)

Output, 2030 (billions of chained 2012 dollars)

Compound annual rate of change, 2010–20

Compound annual rate of change, 2020–30

Output, 2010 (billions of dollars)

Output, 2020 (billions of dollars)

Output, 2030 (billions of dollars)

Percent distribution, 2010

Percent distribution, 2020

Percent distribution, 2030

Total

28,101.0

32,971.1

40,902.6

1.6

2.2

26,485.0

36,715.1

47,872.2

100.0

100.0

100.0

 

Goods-producing, excluding agriculture

7,113.3

8,184.8

9,686.0

1.4

1.7

6,548.7

8,185.1

10,466.6

24.7

22.3

21.9

Mining

514.5

651.9

844.6

2.4

2.6

499.3

474.8

860.1

1.9

1.3

1.8

Construction

1,075.4

1,425.4

1,578.8

2.9

1.0

1,016.7

1,736.5

2,007.1

3.8

4.7

4.2

Manufacturing

5,525.9

6,063.8

7,236.0

0.9

1.8

5,032.7

5,973.8

7,599.4

19.0

16.3

15.9

 

Service-providing, excluding special industries

19,242.6

22,772.3

28,813.6

1.7

2.4

18,323.5

26,240.3

34,551.5

69.2

71.5

72.2

Utilities

502.9

447.3

491.7

-1.2

1.0

494.5

495.1

572.1

1.9

1.3

1.2

Wholesale trade

1,430.4

1,874.9

2,522.7

2.7

3.0

1,359.2

2,039.8

2,770.3

5.1

5.6

5.8

Retail trade

1,357.8

1,855.2

2,491.2

3.2

3.0

1,299.7

1,964.6

2,797.5

4.9

5.4

5.8

Transportation and warehousing

975.1

1,080.5

1,420.7

1.0

2.8

856.3

1,211.5

1,641.1

3.2

3.3

3.4

Information

1,277.7

1,998.9

2,713.7

4.6

3.1

1,268.9

1,935.6

2,700.6

4.8

5.3

5.6

Financial activities

3,578.9

4,205.8

4,908.6

1.6

1.6

3,405.4

5,548.7

6,777.4

12.9

15.1

14.2

Professional and business services

2,829.7

3,606.9

4,550.8

2.5

2.4

2,722.0

4,155.7

5,370.4

10.3

11.3

11.2

Educational services

321.2

283.5

336.2

-1.2

1.7

292.9

353.6

442.4

1.1

1.0

0.9

Health care and social assistance

1,865.8

2,292.0

3,183.1

2.1

3.3

1,799.6

2,552.8

3,694.5

6.8

7.0

7.7

Leisure and hospitality

1,028.8

1,055.2

1,643.9

0.3

4.5

979.2

1,242.2

2,023.3

3.7

3.4

4.2

Other services

561.2

565.4

716.7

0.1

2.4

535.4

680.5

883.4

2.0

1.9

1.8

Federal government

1,161.9

1,160.7

1,198.8

0.0

0.3

1,118.7

1,313.6

1,395.1

4.2

3.6

2.9

State and local government

2,350.3

2,402.9

2,815.0

0.2

1.6

2,191.7

2,746.7

3,483.5

8.3

7.5

7.3

 

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

467.2

570.0

715.9

2.0

2.3

375.7

474.0

683.2

1.4

1.3

1.4

Special Industries(1)

1,278.6

1,439.1

1,648.8

1.2

1.4

1,237.1

1,815.7

2,170.9

4.7

4.9

4.5

Residual(2)

-0.7

4.9

38.3

Footnotes:
  (1) Consists of nonproducing accounting categories to reconcile the input-output system with NIPA accounts.
  (2) Residual is shown for the first level only. Subcategories do not necessarily add to higher categories as a by product of chain-weighting.
Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Last Modified Date: September 8, 2021