Industry and Occupation Projections 2010 to 2020
Industrial and occupational projections are provided for Statewide and Workforce Development Regions. These tables include employment and average annual growth using 2010 base year data projected through the year 2020. Occupational data includes average annual job openings.
Summary Projected Growth Rates Compared Across Areas
Industrial Summary
Area2010 EmploymentPercent Distribution in 2010Projected 2020 EmploymentPercent Distribution in 2020Net ChangePercent ChangeAvg Annual Growth Rate (%)
Statewide 2,048,570 100.00 2,330,960100.00282,39013.781.30
WDR Region 1 97,130 4.74 106,7904.589,6709.950.95
WDR Region 2 395,680 19.31 454,79019.5159,11014.941.40
WDR Region 3 117,040 5.71 133,2105.7116,16013.811.30
WDR Region 4 524,180 25.59 597,82025.6573,63014.051.32
WDR Region 5 156,470 7.64 167,5807.1911,1107.100.69
WDR Region 6 33,650 1.64 34,4801.488302.470.24
WDR Region 7 194,770 9.51 225,0309.6530,26015.541.45
WDR Region 8 86,230 4.21 101,7004.3615,47017.941.66
WDR Region 9 300,060 14.65 351,60015.0851,55017.181.60
WDR Region 10 143,360 7.00 157,9806.7814,63010.200.98
MAJOR INDUSTRIES BY AREA
NOTES: Employment data is rounded to the nearest 10 and may not add due to rounding. Percentages may not add due to rounding. Average Annual Growth Rate is compounded. For projections purposes, Government only includes Government Administration. It does not include post office, education, or hospitals. All Other includes agriculture, self-Occupational Summary
AreaEstimated 2010 EmploymentProjected 2020 EmploymentAvg Annual Growth Rate (%)Net ChangeAvg Annual Total OpeningsOpenings Due to GrowthOpenings Due to Replacement
Statewide2,048,5702,330,9601.30282,39077,39029,11548,275
WDR Region 1 97,130106,7900.959,6603,3401,0402,300
WDR Region 2 395,680454,7901.4059,11015,3406,1459,200
WDR Region 3 117,040133,2101.3016,1704,4151,6802,735
WDR Region 4 524,180597,8201.3273,64019,8357,56512,270
WDR Region 5 156,470167,5800.6911,1105,0051,3053,700
WDR Region 6 33,65034,4800.24830955175780
WDR Region 7 194,770225,0301.4530,2607,6703,1054,565
WDR Region 8 86,230101,7001.6615,4703,6451,5702,075
WDR Region 9 300,060351,6001.6051,54012,4405,2407,200
WDR Region 10 143,360157,9800.9814,6205,0351,6053,430
DETAILED OCCUPATIONAL PROJECTIONS BY AREA

NOTES: Totals in some occupational groups may not add due to exclusion of sub-groups and/or individual occupations with employment of less than 10 in the base (2010) and projected (2020) years or where publication of the occupation would violate confidentiality. Employment is rounded to the nearest 10. Average Annual Growth is compounded and Openings are rounded to the nearest 5. Data provided by the Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Division in cooperation with the Projections Managing Partnership and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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