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Connecticut Industry by Numbers

Posted on January 7, 2011 by Karin • Filed under:

The numbers are in

Connecticut’s Department of Labor has posted Employment by Industry numbers for 2010. Here is a summary:

Top 5 Industries, by employment

1. Services (840,520)

2. Retail Trade (303,460)

3. Manufacturing (251,600)

4. Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate (152,270)

5. Government, including Post Office (111,860)

Top 5 Manufacturing, by employment

1. Transportation Equipment & Instruments (62,880)

2. Industrial, Commercial and Electrical Machinery (56,330)

3. Primary & Prefabricated Metals (39,000)

4. Chemical, Petroleum Products, Rubber & Plastics (35,730)

5. Paper, Printing & Publishing (29,440)

Greatest Net Increase 2000-2010

1. Services (within this category, Medical, Education, Social Services) +105,380

2. Retail Trade (within this category, Food Stores & Restaurants) +21,030

3. Finance, Insurance and Real Estate +11,010

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The Department of Economic and Community Development lists State Exports by NAICS Database.

Top 5 State Exports, by Industry

1. Transportation Equipment

2. Machinery, except Electrical

3. Computer and Electronic Products

4. Agricultural Products

5. Chemicals

Top 5 Recipient Countries

1. France

2. Canada

3. Germany

4. Mexico

5. China (Mainland)

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For 18 years, Connecticut Magazine published The Connecticut 100, a list of the top Connecticut companies by yearly sales. Their last data was collected in 2008. A summary of the top that year.

The Top 10 Connecticut Companies, by sales

1. General Electrical Co. Inc., Fairfield: Diversified manufacturing & technology

2. United Technologes Corp. Hartford: Aerospace, defense, building products

3. The Hartford, Hartford: Insurance, financial services

4. Aetna Inc., Hartford: Managed health care

5. Xerox Corp, Stamford: Copier, office products and systems

6. Praxair Inc., Danbury: Industrial gases

7. Terex Corp., Westport: Heavy construction equipment

8. Northeast Utilities, Berlin: Electricity

9. Pitney Bowes Business Solutions, Stamford: Office machines

10. W.R. Berkley Corp., Greenwich: Property casualty insurance

See our blog on Connecticut’s Industries, historically and today.

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