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Table 3: Percent Change in Employment and Average Annual Pay (Nominal and Real) for the United States and the Eight States of the Mountain-Plains Region by Industry (1995-1996)


Employees
United States Colorado Idaho Montana Nebraska North Dakota South Dakota Utah Wyoming
Total 2.2% 3.3% 3.1% 3.0% 2.3% 2.6% 1.8% 5.4% 0.7%
Total Private 2.5% 4.0% 3.4% 3.5% 2.7% 3.2% 2.5% 6.1% 0.9%
--Agriculture 4.6 5.5 3.3 4.6 7.1 6.9 7.8 11.7 3.6
--Mining -0.7 -8.6 12.6 2.5 -4.8 6.9 -2.7 -2.2 -6.3
--Construction 5.3 8.8 3.3 6.3 6.0 9.6 3.6 10.0 0.2
--Manufacturing -0.1 2.5 2.6 2.0 1.6 0.6 2.8 4.4 11.0
--TPU * 2.2 2.9 3.2 -0.3 1.5 0.1 2.1 5.6 -1.7
--Wholesale Trade 1.3 2.7 4.1 0.5 -0.3 2.0 -0.1 5.4 -1.1
--Retail Trade 1.8 2.5 2.8 2.8 2.0 1.4 0.2 4.5 1.3
--FIRE ** 1.9 4.8 -2.0 3.7 0.7 3.8 6.4 6.0 0.6
--Services 4.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.0 7.9 2.2
Total Government 0.5% -0.1% 1.8% 1.3% 0.2% 0.1% -1.7% 2.1% 0.0%
--Federal Government -2.3 -3.7 -1.7 -2.7 -3.4 -3.3 -1.8 -3.1 -2.6
--State Government -0.3 -6.8 -0.7 3.2 -0.1 -0.8 -7.2 3.2 -0.3
--Local Government 1.6 3.5 3.7 1.9 1.0 1.8 0.8 3.5 0.7
Nominal Annual Wage
United States Colorado Idaho Montana Nebraska North Dakota South Dakota Utah Wyoming
Total 4.0% 5.2% 2.3% 3.1% 4.1% 3.7% 4.0% 4.0% 2.3%
Total Private 4.2% 5.3% 1.9% 2.8% 4.4% 4.0% 4.5% 4.1% 2.6%
--Agriculture 2.9 5.5 6.4 3.2 1.6 3.2 2.6 10.4 2.3
--Mining 5.2 10.5 1.9 -1.0 4.6 0.3 5.6 5.2 2.9
--Construction 3.8 5.1 -0.8 1.8 7.7 7.0 3.9 2.4 3.5
--Manufacturing 4.3 5.9 -0.7 4.6 3.7 4.2 6.1 5.2 11.0
--TPU * 3.0 3.7 2.1 0.7 1.7 2.7 3.2 1.5 0.2
--Wholesale Trade 4.3 4.8 4.6 3.3 4.2 4.4 5.4 5.5 3.8
--Retail Trade 3.2 4.3 4.1 2.2 4.9 3.5 3.6 4.4 3.0
--FIRE ** 8.2 7.0 8.5 5.9 4.6 3.1 3.8 7.0 7.2
--Services 4.0 5.5 1.3 3.4 5.4 3.8 3.5 3.2 2.2
Total Government 3.1% 4.8% 3.9% 4.3% 3.1% 2.8% 2.4% 4.0% 1.6%
--Federal Government 4.9 5.2 3.1 6.4 7.7 4.5 4.3 3.6 5.8
--State Government 3.0 12.6 6.4 6.3 3.3 2.9 3.3 6.2 -1.1
--Local Government 2.8 2.5 3.8 2.7 2.2 2.8 1.8 3.9 1.8
Real Annual Wage
United States Colorado Idaho Montana Nebraska North Dakota South Dakota Utah Wyoming
Total 1.0% 2.1% -0.7% 0.1% 1.1% 0.7% 1.0% 1.0% -0.6%
Total Private 1.2% 2.3% -1.0% -0.2% 1.4% 1.0% 1.5% 1.1% -0.3%
--Agriculture -0.1 2.4 3.4 0.2 -2.4 0.2 -0.3 7.2 -0.7
--Mining 2.2 7.3 -1.0 -3.8 1.6 -2.6 2.6 2.2 -0.1
--Construction 0.8 2.0 -3.6 -1.1 4.6 3.9 1.0 -0.5 0.5
--Manufacturing 1.3 2.9 -3.5 1.6 0.7 1.2 3.1 2.2 7.8
--TPU * 0.1 0.7 -0.8 -2.2 -1.2 -0.3 0.3 -1.4 -2.7
--Wholesale Trade 1.3 1.8 1.6 0.4 1.2 1.4 2.4 2.4 0.8
--Retail Trade 0.2 1.3 1.1 -0.7 1.9 0.6 0.6 1.4 0.1
--FIRE ** 5.1 3.9 5.4 2.9 1.6 0.1 0.9 3.9 4.2
--Services 1.1 2.4 -1.6 0.4 2.4 0.8 0.6 0.3 -0.7
Total Government 0.1% 1.8% 0.9% 1.3% 0.1% -0.1% -0.5% 1.0% -1.3%
--Federal Government 1.9 2.2 0.1 3.4 4.6 1.5 1.3 0.6 2.7
--State Government 0.1 9.3 3.3 3.3 0.3 -0.1 0.3 3.2 -4.0
--Local Government -0.1 -0.4 0.8 -0.2 -0.7 -0.2 -1.1 0.9 -1.1


* TPU = Transportation & Public Utilities
** FIRE = Finance, Insurance & Real Estate

 
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