Chart 4. Comparisons of BLS and analyst estimates of Pennsylvania, Washington County, chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325) employment in 2020
Source Chemical manufacturing employment estimate



Analyst estimate (includes proprietors’ employment)


Note: BLS = U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, NAICS = North American Industry Classification, and QCEW = Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.

Source: “Quarterly census of employment and wages” (Washington, DC: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, updated quarterly),; and “Employment by state” (Washington, DC: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis),