Labour Distribution in the United States, 1880-2000, Table


Labour Distribution in the United States, 1880-2000, Table

Table
1880 1920 1955 1975 2000 (est.)

Agriculture and extractive 50 28 14 4 2
Manufacturing, commerce, industry 36 53 37 29 22
Information, knowledge, education 2 9 29 50 66
Other services 12 10 20 17 10

Source: Adapted from Graham T.T. Molitor, "The Information Society: The Path to Post-Industrial Growth,"
Edward Cornish (ed.),Communications Tomorrow, The Coming of the Information Society,
reprinted by permission of the World Future Society, Bethesda, Md.

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