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Number of Workers



Released Date: December 2004
Page Last Modified: Jan 2007


Table 3. Number of Workers by Census Region and Principal Building Activity, 1992-1999
(Thousand)
Principal Building Activity
and Census Region
Survey Years
1992
1995
1999
U.S. Total
87,923
76,767
81,852
  Education
7,631
10,096
8,927
  Food Sales
1,428
652
980
  Food Service 
4,234
2,342
4,031
  Health Care
5,389
4,483
6,219
  Lodging
4,448
2,748
2,356
  Mercantile and Service
19,456
13,464
15,938
  Office
28,673
27,053
28,969
  Public Assembly
4,494
2,997
3,147
  Public Order and Safety
1,439
1,703
1,702
  Religious Worship
3,009
3,844
1,654
  Warehouse and Storage
5,276
4,904
6,216
  Other 3
1,366
1,844
1,453
  Vacant
1,080
638
261
 
Total Northeast
23,889
15,149
14,407
  Education
1,773
2,116
1,570
  Food Sales
Q
Q
  Food Service 
830
476
Q
  Health Care
1,602
715
804
  Lodging
1,566
451
292
  Mercantile and Service
8,010
2,559
2,818
  Office
6,776
5,806
4,956
  Public Assembly
1,012
508
467
  Public Order and Safety
279
767
680
  Religious Worship
412
278
162
  Warehouse and Storage
779
1,079
1,291
  Other 3
345
Q
Q
  Vacant
218
112
20
 
Total Midwest
19,374
16,976
18,279
  Education
1,972
2,681
1,946
  Food Sales
363
Q
Q
  Food Service 
1,004
498
874
  Health Care
1,255
776
1,325
  Lodging
817
747
560
  Mercantile and Service
3,489
2,781
3,659
  Office
6,287
5,857
6,707
  Public Assembly
1,061
775
717
  Public Order and Safety
300
260
  Religious Worship
598
283
287
  Warehouse and Storage
1,507
946
1,511
  Other 3
343
1,042
256
  Vacant
179
205
52
 
Total South
27,535
26,500
29,186
  Education
2,382
2,629
3,110
  Food Sales
376
285
434
  Food Service 
1,377
972
1,277
  Health Care
1,762
1,656
2,191
  Lodging
1,091
754
749
  Mercantile and Service
5,347
5,349
6,241
  Office
9,350
8,411
10,214
  Public Assembly
1,617
1,047
1,509
  Public Order and Safety
548
437
479
  Religious Worship
1,040
2,148
535
  Warehouse and Storage
2,070
2,098
1,916
  Other 3
329
499
474
  Vacant
246
216
57
 
Total West
17,125
18,142
19,981
  Education
1,503
2,671
2,301
  Food Sales
405
164
214
  Food Service 
1,023
395
1,044
  Health Care
770
1,336
1,898
  Lodging
973
796
755
  Mercantile and Service
2,610
2,775
3,219
  Office
6,259
6,979
7,092
  Public Assembly
804
667
454
  Public Order and Safety
Q
Q
  Religious Worship
958
1,135
670
  Warehouse and Storage
920
781
1,498
  Other 3
349
Q
420
  Vacant
437
106
132

1Estimates adjusted to match the 1995 and1999 CBECS definition of target population. Number of workers for 2003 is not reported because these figures do not include malls. More information available online: http://www.eia.gov/emeu/cbecs/comparesampdesign.html
2 Total employees during main shift.
3 Laboratory buildings are included in the "Other" category.
Q = Data withheld because the Relative Standard Error was greater than 50 percent or fewer than 20 buildings were sampled.
Sources: Energy Information Administration, Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Surveys, 1992, 1995, and 1999.

 

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