No sector experienced job declines of more than 100

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Unformatted text preview: ontinued on page 118 117 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook Around the State continued from page 117 jobs gained from August 2010 to August 2011, with 500, 400, 400, and 300 jobs added, respectively. No sector experienced job declines of more than 100 jobs during this time period. Contrast this with August 2009-August 2010. The Education and Health Services Sector recorded the largest employment gain, 400 jobs. Construction showed the greatest decrease, 300 jobs. Construction job losses during 2009 were due primarily to the contraction of the Pueblo housing market. The increase in Construction jobs during 2010 was primarily a result of increased commercial activity, continuing work at the Black Hills Energy power plant located northeast of the City of Pueblo, and hiring associated with the mustard agent weapons disposal taking place at the Pueblo Chemical Depot. Job gains in the Education and Health Services Sector were largely a result of recent hiring at Pueblo’s two regional hospitals. Recent...
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