U.S. employment in chemical manufacturing 1998-2018

Employment in United States chemical manufacturing from 1998 to 2018 (in 1,000s)

by M. Garside, last edited Dec 5, 2018
U.S. employment in chemical manufacturing 1998-2018 This statistic shows the employment in chemical manufacturing in the United States from 1998 to 2018. In 1998, the number of employees in this industry was around 993,000. As of 2018, that number had decreased to around 529,000 employees. Of the ten largest chemical companies worldwide based on revenue, two were based in the U.S. as of 2018.
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Employment in United States chemical manufacturing from 1998 to 2018 (in 1,000s)

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Number of employees in thousands
2018529
2017811
2016810
2015810
2014804
2013795
2012788
2011785
2010788
2009800
2008848
2007859
2006865
2005877
2004884
2003903
2002924
2001957
2000980
1999984
1998993
Number of employees in thousands
2018529
2017811
2016810
2015810
2014804
2013795
2012788
2011785
2010788
2009800
2008848
2007859
2006865
2005877
2004884
2003903
2002924
2001957
2000980
1999984
1998993
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by M. Garside, last edited Dec 5, 2018
This statistic shows the employment in chemical manufacturing in the United States from 1998 to 2018. In 1998, the number of employees in this industry was around 993,000. As of 2018, that number had decreased to around 529,000 employees. Of the ten largest chemical companies worldwide based on revenue, two were based in the U.S. as of 2018.
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