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Unformatted text preview: ing 65.0 65.5 65.7 66.6 68.5 68.3 63.9 61.9 62.2 61.2 Utilities 7.9 7.9 8.0 8.0 7.9 8.2 8.4 8.3 8.2 8.2 a Revised. b Estimated. c Forecast. Note: Components may not sum to total due to rounding. Sources: Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and Colorado Business Economic Outlook Committee. 40 Total TTU 404.5 406.6 413.0 419.3 429.2 429.3 403.8 397.8 402.5 404.9 industry also accounted for 5.7% of Colorado’s real GDP product in 2010. While the Wholesale Trade industry lost 9,200 jobs between 2008 and 2010, the industry demonstrated robust growth in 2011 and should finish the year with 1,400 additional jobs, a gain of 1.5%. Slow growth is expected in 2012, with a projected increase of 1,000 jobs, or 1.1%. Medium-term employment growth will be helped by the relocation of Arrow Electronics to Colorado. Retail The Colorado Retail Trade Sector employs almost 240,000 wage and salary workers and roughly 35,000 self-employed proprietors or family workers. Although accounting for more than 10% of the state’s total jobs in 2010, the industry generated less than 6% of the state’s GDP. Retail workers...
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