Table 2: Declining Industries Report for 2007Q1 in NAICS
NAICS (1) SECTOR SUBSECTOR 2007Q1 AWW (2) Emp. 2007Q1 Emp. 2006Q1 Emp. Change Pct. Change Emp. 2006Q4 Emp. 2005Q4 Emp. Change Pct. Change Avg. Decline Rank (4)
(3)
111 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Crop production $421.16 283 331 -49 -14.70% 387 432 -45 -10.40% -12.60% 3
115 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting Agriculture and forestry support activities $595.53 188 204 -16 -7.90% 209 250 -41 -16.30% -12.10% 4
518 Information ISPs, search portals, and data processing $761.95 174 514 -339 -66.10% 411 581 -169 -29.20% -47.60% 1
711 Arts, entertainment, and recreation Performing arts and spectator sports $1,004.33 291 342 -51 -15.00% 265 298 -33 -11.00% -13.00% 2
  Total   $701.00 936 1,391 -455 -32.70% 1,273 1,560 -288 -18.40% -25.60% .
1. Includes both public and privately owned firms.
2. The Average Weekly Wage (AWW) is calculated by dividing the total wage for the industry group by the total number of jobs for the industry group and the number of weeks in the observed quarter. To give some context to this number, the AWW for all declining industries in 2007Q1 is $701.00. The reader should also be aware that, AWW's at the industry Group Level are susceptible to wage bias due to sample size, occupational distributions, seasonal pay and bonuses, and keying error.
3. The percentage for Average Decline is defined as: (percent growth current quarter + percent growth previous quarter)/2. 
4. Rank is based on the magnitude of the percent Average growth relative to the magnitude of all other growing industries.
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