Trade — Systems

Traded Employment: Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors

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.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top
Ranked
Metro Value
10th
Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked
Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2015 545,531 14 Seattle 1,037,336 Portland 592,538 14th
(no change)

2014 537,618 14 Seattle 1,016,091 Portland 575,727
Growth* Percent Change 2014-15 1.6% 22 San Jose 5.3% San Diego 3.0% 22nd
(down from 20th)
Percent Change 2013-14 1.8% 20 Austin 5.0% San Diego 3.0%

* 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: Traded Employment: Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors

 

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors - 2015


Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors - 2014



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors - Percent Change 2014-15


Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors - Percent Change 2013-14