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Employment in U.S. Shipbuilding

Source: Bureau of the Census

Most recent update: August 24, 2015.


Year

NAICS 336611 - Shipbuilding/Repairing

All Employees

Production Workers

Other Employees

Production Workers as  a % of Total

1958

119,100

101,200

17,900

85%

1959

116,300

96,300

20,000

83%

1960

107,700

90,100

17,600

84%

1961

114,200

95,700

18,500

84%

1962

111,600

94,100

17,500

84%

1963

114,600

96,500

18,100

84%

1964

115,100

97,100

18,000

84%

1965

130,400

109,500

20,900

84%

1966

135,300

114,300

21,000

84%

1967

138,800

114,200

24,600

82%

1968

142,000

117,500

24,500

83%

1969

142,900

117,700

25,200

82%

1970

133,400

108,500

24,900

81%

1971

128,400

104,700

23,700

82%

1972

144,600

117,700

26,900

81%

1973

152,100

120,600

31,500

79%

1974

162,200

129,000

33,200

80%

1975

166,900

133,400

33,500

80%

1976

166,300

132,100

34,200

79%

1977

176,400

139,900

36,500

79%

1978

174,100

138,400

35,700

79%

1979

171,000

136,700

34,300

80%

1980

177,300

141,800

35,500

80%

1981

178,900

142,200

36,700

79%

1982

166,900

130,800

36,100

78%

1983

141,000

107,000

34,000

76%

1984

132,700

102,500

30,200

77%

1985

130,300

99,000

31,300

76%

1986

120,600

90,300

30,300

75%

1987

120,200

90,500

29,700

75%

1988

120,100

89,500

30,600

75%

1989

119,300

87,900

31,400

74%

1990

121,200

91,000

30,200

75%

1991

120,800

90,100

30,700

75%

1992

118,300

87,100

31,200

74%

1993

111,500

81,900

29,600

73%

1994

102,000

76,000

26,000

74%

1995

 95,400

70,500

24,900

74%

1996  92,100 68,400 23,700 74%
1997  97,100 67,000 30,100 69%
1998  94,800 67,300 27,500 71%
1999  89,000 61,000 28,000 69%
2000  87,500 64,700 22,800 74%
2001  84,500 63,500 21,000 75%
2002  87,200 61,700 25,500 71%
2003  86,200 61,800 24,400 72%
2004  88,500 61,600 26,900 70%
2005  84,400 58,500 25,800 69%
2006  85,300 59,200 26,100 69%
2007 97,000 68,400 28,600 70%
2008  106,000 69,700 36,300 67%
2009  100,400 63,600 36,800 64%
2010 105,500 58,900 38,000 60%
2011 98,000 61,400 36,600 62%
2012 105,500 69,300 36,200 66%
2013 103,900 67,200 36,700 65%