Top 20 Projected Growth Industries [Chart of the Week]

Each Saturday, #we publish our Chart of the Week. It presents interesting trends and data, usually related to the U.S. labor market.

Top 20 Projected Growth Industries

This data comes from a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics news release in February, 2012. “The BLS projections are built on the assumption of a full employment economy in 2020. The 2007-09 recession represented a sharp downturn in the economy–and the economy, especially the labor market, has been slow to recover. As a result, the 2010-20 projections reach a robust 2020 target year largely because the 2010 base year began from a relatively low point. Rapid growth rates for some measures reflect recovery from the recession and, with some important exceptions, growth beyond recovery.”

You can read the entire news release on the BLS website.

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