Projected change in employment in the United States from 2014 to 2024, by major industry (in 1,000)

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Major industryChange in employment in thousands
Health care and social assistance3,794.8
Professional and business services1,889.3
Leisure and hospitality941.2
Construction790.4
Retail trade764.6
State and local government756.1
Self-employed and unpaid family workers579.3
Financial activities507.2
Educational services; private338.7
Wholesale trade325.4
Other services268
Transportation and warehousing136.6
Mining80.2
Information-27.1
Utilities-47.9
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting-110.5
Federal government-383.4
Manufacturing-814.1
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This statistic shows the projected change in nonagriculture wage and salary employment from 2014 to 2024 in the United States by major industry. By the year 2024, the number of employees working in health care and social assistance will have increased by about 3.8 million.

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