Table 2: Declining Industries Report for 2009Q2 in NAICS
NAICS (1) SECTOR SUBSECTOR 2009Q2 AWW (2) Emp. 2009Q2 Emp. 2008Q2 Emp. Change Pct. Change Emp. 2009Q1 Emp. 2008Q1 Emp. Change Pct. Change Avg. Growth (3) Rank (4)
211 Mining Oil & gas extraction $1,576.04 4,075 4,601 -526 -11.4% 4,170 4,572 -402 -8.8% -10.1% 11
236 Construction Construction of buildings $758.23 4,553 4,975 -422 -8.5% 4,400 4,668 -268 -5.7% -7.1% 18
237 Construction Heavy & civil engineering construction $1,000.21 7,539 9,351 -1,813 -19.4% 6,486 9,161 -2,675 -29.2% -24.3% 3
238 Construction Specialty trade contractors $777.72 12,287 13,944 -1,657 -11.9% 11,439 12,081 -643 -5.3% -8.6% 14
321 Manufacturing Wood product manufacturing $613.07 399 568 -168 -29.7% 455 575 -120 -20.8% -25.2% 2
323 Manufacturing Printing & related support activities $538.60 277 346 -69 -20.0% 297 345 -49 -14.1% -17.1% 5
326 Manufacturing Plastics & rubber products manufacturing $676.70 367 517 -150 -29.0% 417 516 -99 -19.2% -24.1% 4
332 Manufacturing Fabricated metal product manufacturing $921.51 1,453 1,660 -207 -12.5% 1,567 1,666 -99 -5.9% -9.2% 12
336 Manufacturing Transportation equipment manufacturing $791.84 323 480 -157 -32.7% 363 503 -140 -27.9% -30.3% 1
337 Manufacturing Furniture & related product manufacturing $556.39 248 295 -47 -15.8% 246 296 -50 -17.0% -16.4% 6
425 Wholesale trade Electronic markets & agents & brokers $1,169.35 293 342 -49 -14.3% 298 337 -39 -11.7% -13.0% 9
441 Retail Trade Motor vehicle & parts dealers $681.61 4,225 4,670 -445 -9.5% 4,222 4,599 -377 -8.2% -8.9% 13
442 Retail Trade Furniture & home furnishings stores $502.52 752 876 -124 -14.1% 764 897 -133 -14.8% -14.5% 8
448 Retail Trade Clothing & clothing accessories stores $304.10 1,318 1,443 -126 -8.7% 1,334 1,437 -103 -7.2% -7.9% 15
454 Retail Trade Nonstore retailers $616.67 1,240 1,500 -260 -17.3% 1,323 1,541 -218 -14.1% -15.7% 7
493 Transportation & warehousing Warehousing & storage $658.08 1,213 1,364 -151 -11.1% 1,232 1,441 -209 -14.5% -12.8% 10
511 Information Publishing industries, except Internet $544.18 1,123 1,211 -88 -7.3% 1,148 1,238 -89 -7.2% -7.2% 17
561 Administrative & waste services Administrative & support services $501.26 6,802 7,525 -723 -9.6% 6,035 6,367 -332 -5.2% -7.4% 16
  Total   $802.91 48,486 55,668 -7,182 -12.9% 46,195 52,240 -6,044 -11.6% -12.2% .
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 2009Q2 is $802.91. 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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