Trade — Systems

Traded Sector Employment: Total Employment of Major Exporting Industries

Traded sectors are those that are the region's major exporters to the rest of the country and the world. They include Manufacturing; Information; Professional, Technical and Scientific Services; Finance and Insurance; Transportation and Warehousing; Wholesale Trade; Health Care; and Construction. This indicator measures their aggregate employment.

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metro Average — Percent Change Since 2014

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth & Level

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top
Ranked
Metro Value
10th
Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked
Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2018 583,530 12 Seattle 1,120,926 Charlotte 641,489 12th
(no change)

2017 572,648 12 Seattle 1,085,950 Portland 625,070
Growth* Percent Change 2017-18 2.4% 19 Las Vegas 5.0% San Diego 3.1% 19th
(up from 20th)
Percent Change 2016-17 2.3% 20 Las Vegas 5.1% San Antonio 3.3%

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: JobsEQ
Excel data: Total Employment of Major Exporting Industries

 

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors - 2018


Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors - 2017