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Industry Projections for Greater Lowell WDA

The long term employment projections use historical and current industry employment and occupational survey data to project how employment will change over a ten-year period. Projection Table Definitions and Notes
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Industry Title Employment Change
2016 2026 Net Percent
000000   Total All Industries 130,618 140,720 10,102 7.7 % 
220000   Utilities 214 223 4.2 % 
230000   Construction 6,976 7,772 796 11.4 % 
236000   Construction of Buildings 891 1,009 118 13.2 % 
237000   Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 530 578 48 9.1 % 
238000   Specialty Trade Contractors 5,555 6,185 630 11.3 % 
310000   Manufacturing 17,676 17,399 -277 -1.6 % 
311000   Food Manufacturing 282 305 23 8.2 % 
313000   Textile Mills 183 155 -28 -15.3 % 
322000   Paper Manufacturing 298 209 -89 -29.9 % 
323000   Printing and Related Support Activities 536 471 -65 -12.1 % 
325000   Chemical Manufacturing 743 753 10 1.3 % 
326000   Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing 789 745 -44 -5.6 % 
327000   Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 175 173 -2 -1.1 % 
332000   Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 1,404 1,343 -61 -4.3 % 
333000   Machinery Manufacturing 1,704 1,756 52 3.1 % 
334000   Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing 7,884 8,004 120 1.5 % 
335000   Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing 184 178 -6 -3.3 % 
337000   Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing 126 127 0.8 % 
339000   Miscellaneous Manufacturing 773 761 -12 -1.6 % 
420000   Wholesale Trade 4,556 5,300 744 16.3 % 
423000   Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 2,879 3,328 449 15.6 % 
424000   Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 768 755 -13 -1.7 % 
425000   Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 909 1,217 308 33.9 % 
440000   Retail Trade 10,520 10,880 360 3.4 % 
441000   Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,159 1,261 102 8.8 % 
442000   Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores 163 161 -2 -1.2 % 
444000   Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers 675 698 23 3.4 % 
445000   Food and Beverage Stores 4,040 4,198 158 3.9 % 
446000   Health and Personal Care Stores 941 963 22 2.3 % 
447000   Gasoline Stations 462 484 22 4.8 % 
448000   Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 296 315 19 6.4 % 
451000   Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores 234 221 -13 -5.6 % 
452000   General Merchandise Stores 1,353 1,402 49 3.6 % 
453000   Miscellaneous Store Retailers 560 566 1.1 % 
454000   Nonstore Retailers 535 523 -12 -2.2 % 
480000   Transportation and Warehousing 4,505 4,624 119 2.6 % 
482000   Rail Transportation 256 262 2.3 % 
484000   Truck Transportation 1,100 1,122 22 2.0 % 
485000   Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 942 1,006 64 6.8 % 
488000   Support Activities for Transportation 214 219 2.3 % 
510000   Information 3,625 3,628 0.1 % 
511000   Publishing Industries (except Internet) 1,208 1,162 -46 -3.8 % 
512000   Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries 150 175 25 16.7 % 
517000   Telecommunications 1,608 1,544 -64 -4.0 % 
518000   Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services 557 623 66 11.8 % 
520000   Finance and Insurance 2,300 2,258 -42 -1.8 % 
522000   Credit Intermediation and Related Activities 1,673 1,594 -79 -4.7 % 
524000   Insurance Carriers and Related Activities 535 574 39 7.3 % 
530000   Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 858 882 24 2.8 % 
531000   Real Estate 531 554 23 4.3 % 
540000   Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 12,692 13,899 1,207 9.5 % 
541000   Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 12,692 13,899 1,207 9.5 % 
550000   Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,266 2,398 132 5.8 % 
551000   Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,266 2,398 132 5.8 % 
560000   Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat 6,348 6,534 186 2.9 % 
561000   Administrative and Support Services 5,990 6,123 133 2.2 % 
562000   Waste Management and Remediation Service 358 411 53 14.8 % 
610000   Educational Services 10,964 12,739 1,775 16.2 % 
611000   Educational Services 10,964 12,739 1,775 16.2 % 
620000   Health Care and Social Assistance 19,543 22,389 2,846 14.6 % 
621000   Ambulatory Health Care Services 6,547 7,507 960 14.7 % 
624000   Social Assistance 4,555 5,205 650 14.3 % 
710000   Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 1,859 2,074 215 11.6 % 
713000   Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries 1,690 1,898 208 12.3 % 
720000   Accommodation and Food Services 9,426 10,250 824 8.7 % 
721000   Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels 665 714 49 7.4 % 
722000   Food Services and Drinking Places 8,761 9,536 775 8.8 % 
810000   Other Services (except Government) 3,956 4,202 246 6.2 % 
811000   Repair and Maintenance 1,727 1,843 116 6.7 % 
812000   Personal and Laundry Services 1,407 1,507 100 7.1 % 
813000   Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org 712 737 25 3.5 % 
814000   Private Households 110 115 4.5 % 
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