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).