Table 10

BRIDGEPORT: EMPLOYMENT IN BRANCH OF ECONOMY OR INDUSTRY, 1950-60, 1980-90

Branch of economy; number and percent of total workers employed in each branch
1950 1960 (a) 1980 (a) 1990 (a)
BranchNum%BranNum%Bran Num%BranNum%
Manufacturing856443.7Mfg601537.0Mfg332725.8Retl314223.3
Retail sales332217.0Retl202212.4Retl (b)224317.4Mfg286121.3
Transportation250112.8Trsp240114.8Prof156412.1Prof189314.1
Wholsale8734.4Serv12647.8Trsp11468.9FIRE12279.1
F/I/R/E (c)7213.7Oind9155.6FIRE10177.9Serv10597.9
Public Admin.6793.5Prof7604.7Whol9637.4Trsp8836.6
Professional6473.3Whol7034.3Pbad9127.1Oind8696.4
Other/unspecified226511.6Pbad6494.0Serv8836.8Pbad8256.1
   Unsp15309.4Oind8516.6Whol6955.2
Total employed:19572100Ttl emp16259100Ttl emp12906100Ttl emp13454100

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Notes:
 a. Expansion of abbreviations for these columns: Mfg=manufacturing,
    Oind=other industrial, Pbad=Public adminisration,
    Prof=profesional/technical, Retl=retail, Serv=service industry,
    Trsp=transportation, Whol=wholesale, Unsp=unspecified/unreported.
 b. In 1958 the total employed in local retail was 1142 (which would be
    3.8% of the total employed in 1960 and 56.5% of the total employed in
    retail in 1960).
 c. Finance, insurance, and real estate. 

Source:
 Local Community Fact Book, 1950, p. 249; 1960, p. 267; 1980, 394; 1990,
 p.438. See bibliography for publication information.