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November 2007

Occupational employment projections to 2016

Arlene Dohm, Lynn Shniper

A projected slowdown in labor force growth is expected to generate fewer new jobs during 2006-16 than in 1996-2006; replacement needs are anticipated to produce almost twice as many job openings as growth in the economy will, and occupations that provide services to the elderly are expected to be among the fastest growing.

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