CHART OF THE DAY: Our Own BLS Says Dreams Of A Manufacturing Boom Will Flop

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Politicians would love to see the rebirth of manufacturing in this country — new factories filled with unionized workers, taking home a salary that can support a family.

But it’s not going to happen, at least according to the Bureau of labour Statistics.

In a recent study, the bureau estimated employment change between 2008 and 2018. The public sector will grow. Healthcare will grow.

But manufacturing? Not so much.

chart of the day, employment by industry projections

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