Short-term Pennsylvania Industry Employment Forecast report, 2016 - 2018, anticipates changes in employment within an industry over a two-year period. This report gives job seekers, technical training providers, employers and many others timely information to anticipate economic shifts.
This report is revised yearly to incorporate economic changes that occur across the nation and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
This forecast estimates employment levels and trends, not exact counts. Events may occur during the two-year forecast period that are impossible to predict. While these data are most useful when used in conjunction with other economic data, it is important to focus on the Level (number) of Change rather than the Percent of Change.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.