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Establishments and Employment by Size

The summary tables below report data collected by the Employment and Wage program (ES202) from establishments subject to the Massachusetts and Federal Unemployment Law. Information is displayed statewide and for the Workforce Development Areas (scroll down to see other areas).


Statewide
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
0038,10815   00   
1 - 41123,17549   224,0546   
5 - 9235,49914   235,8177   
10 - 19324,70810   334,96010   
20 - 49417,7267   538,03416   
50 - 9956,3753   439,38713   
100 - 24963,7722   564,18316   
250 - 49979830   337,46210   
500 - 99983820   257,8867   
1000 +92410   533,26915   
Totals250,969100   3,465,052100   

Note: Totals include Federal, State and Local Government
   May not add due to rounding

Berkshire WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
0071514   00   
1 - 412,46148   4,7408   
5 - 9283016   5,5499   
10 - 19359111   7,97313   
20 - 4943657   11,06219   
50 - 995972   6,65411   
100 - 2496691   9,88817   
250 - 4997180   6,57811   
500 - 999810   6471   
1000 +940   6,25711   
Totals5,151100   59,348100   


Franklin/Hampshire WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
0098913   00   
1 - 413,82850   7,3148   
5 - 921,21616   8,0959   
10 - 19382211   11,13812   
20 - 4945257   15,98317   
50 - 9951582   10,78012   
100 - 24961001   14,55316   
250 - 4997240   8,4179   
500 - 999880   5,0725   
1000 +950   12,38013   
Totals7,675100   93,732100   


Hampden WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
002,09712   00   
1 - 4110,63659   17,5629   
5 - 922,01011   13,3437   
10 - 1931,4888   20,02210   
20 - 4941,0706   32,89916   
50 - 9954202   29,12614   
100 - 24962251   33,76316   
250 - 4997400   13,9567   
500 - 9998200   13,6467   
1000 +9150   30,87415   
Totals18,021100   205,191100   


Northern Worcester WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
0092313   00   
1 - 413,36449   6,4078   
5 - 921,07416   7,1619   
10 - 19375911   10,13112   
20 - 4944787   14,68618   
50 - 9951873   12,85415   
100 - 24961042   15,64419   
250 - 4997250   8,32710   
500 - 1000+8,9110   8,19310   
Totals6,925100   83,403100   


Southern Worcester WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
002,43713   00   
1 - 419,31850   16,7196   
5 - 922,58114   17,1917   
10 - 1931,92810   26,04510   
20 - 4941,3317   40,37516   
50 - 9954683   32,07812   
100 - 24962852   43,12017   
250 - 4997790   27,32310   
500 - 9998310   21,4038   
1000 +9170   36,05814   
Totals18,475100   260,312100   


Northern Middlesex WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
001,10113   00   
1 - 414,26250   7,6916   
5 - 921,21114   8,1177   
10 - 19384510   11,4669   
20 - 4946548   19,69316   
50 - 9952493   16,76014   
100 - 24961412   21,26717   
250 - 4997461   16,02813   
500 - 9998150   10,1358   
1000 +960   11,82210   
Totals8,530100   122,979100   


Lower Merrimack Valley WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
001,61814   00   
1 - 415,96552   10,3117   
5 - 921,50913   10,0327   
10 - 1931,0709   14,44610   
20 - 4947396   22,62816   
50 - 9952702   18,89113   
100 - 24961822   26,71819   
250 - 4997450   15,38011   
500 - 999880   5,9014   
1000 +9110   19,43614   
Totals11,417100   143,743100   


South Essex WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
002,03315   00   
1 - 416,40947   12,2567   
5 - 922,22316   14,6678   
10 - 1931,48111   19,95111   
20 - 4949777   29,86917   
50 - 9953493   24,27414   
100 - 24961931   28,96217   
250 - 4997380   13,3338   
500 - 9998250   16,5599   
1000 +990   14,4818   
Totals13,737100   174,352100   


Metropolitan North WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
003,52814   00   
1 - 4111,55546   21,9745   
5 - 923,99216   26,4036   
10 - 1932,79111   37,7429   
20 - 4942,0628   62,63615   
50 - 9958293   58,01014   
100 - 24964362   65,24716   
250 - 49971090   36,2879   
500 - 9998570   39,8079   
1000 +9310   71,37117   
Totals25,390100   419,477100   


Boston WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
003,51813   00   
1 - 4112,79447   22,8104   
5 - 923,56113   23,7884   
10 - 1932,78310   38,0506   
20 - 4942,3899   73,44412   
50 - 9951,0004   68,76611   
100 - 24965852   88,64614   
250 - 49971911   66,40710   
500 - 9998750   49,3508   
1000 +9700   204,68932   
Totals26,966100   635,950100   


Metropolitan South/West WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
005,59415   00   
1 - 4117,03146   32,2956   
5 - 925,64815   37,5027   
10 - 1933,98811   54,1799   
20 - 4942,9268   88,74815   
50 - 9951,0783   74,25713   
100 - 24966682   99,96217   
250 - 49971981   67,16412   
500 - 9998680   46,0028   
1000 +9420   73,09613   
Totals37,241100   573,205100   


South Coastal WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
002,53014   00   
1 - 418,42547   15,9347   
5 - 922,83216   18,8188   
10 - 1931,85110   25,16811   
20 - 4941,3338   39,70918   
50 - 9954392   29,79613   
100 - 24962571   39,18318   
250 - 4997450   15,9767   
500 - 9998240   15,7387   
1000 +9130   23,18510   
Totals17,749100   223,507100   


Brockton WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
001,06414   00   
1 - 413,75750   6,8987   
5 - 921,10815   7,3258   
10 - 19373910   10,09311   
20 - 4945547   16,40517   
50 - 9951692   11,72212   
100 - 24961242   18,13119   
250 - 4997270   9,29310   
500 - 999880   5,3986   
1000 +950   8,6059   
Totals7,555100   93,870100   


Bristol WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
001,50314   00   
1 - 415,21548   9,8587   
5 - 921,67315   11,1698   
10 - 1931,19211   16,49511   
20 - 4948658   26,38418   
50 - 9952953   20,05014   
100 - 24961692   24,81917   
250 - 4997450   14,82410   
500 - 9998150   10,3717   
1000 +960   9,8047   
Totals10,978100   143,774100   


New Bedford WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
001,00214   00   
1 - 413,80052   6,8868   
5 - 921,08415   7,2829   
10 - 1936939   9,34011   
20 - 4944947   14,96918   
50 - 9951432   9,99012   
100 - 2496951   14,01816   
250 - 4997260   9,10311   
500 - 9998110   6,7818   
1000 +940   6,8078   
Totals7,352100   85,176100   


Cape Cod and Islands WIA
Distribution of Establishments and Employment
by Size Groups    March 2017

Number of Employees
Size Groups
Units
%   
Employment
%   
002,55022   00
1 - 415,15344   10,32511
5 - 921,92116   12,72013
10 - 1931,21110   16,41617
20 - 4946946   20,50021
50 - 9951521   10,57211
100 - 2496901   13,34214
250 - 4997210   7,0327
500 - 1000+8,980   7,2877
Totals11,800100   98,194100


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