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Industries with Declining Employment
These are the industries with the largest employment in 2016. Select an industry to learn more about it in the Industry Profile.
We found 148 declining industries in United States.
Industries
Declining Employment Industries
Rank Industry Employment Percent Change
Employment column one 2016
Employment column two 2026
1
54,900
11,000
-80%
2
39,300
20,800
-47%
3
79,500
45,100
-43%
4
12,900
8,000
-38%
5
178,700
114,600
-36%
6
131,300
86,700
-34%
7
26,500
18,100
-32%
8
68,500
46,700
-32%
9
271,600
185,800
-32%
10
8,600
5,800
-32%