Increase Employment in Target Industries

The number of people employed in Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare and Biosciences, and Information Technology/Information Systems (IT/IS)

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Employment in Target Industries

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Increase employment in target industries by 10% (132,776% by 2020)

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YearValueMargin of Error
2010120,705%
2011126,471%
2012130,251%
2013132,347%
2014134,158%
2015138,545%
2016143,284%
2017148,099%
2018151,476%
2019149,864%

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Bureau of Labor Statistics

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A target industry, or sector, is a business activity pursued by an economic development organization, generally because they are the segments of the economy where competitive advantages exist, including growth. This is the number of people employed in Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare and Biosciences, and Information Technology/Information Systems (IT/IS).