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575. Defense-Related Employment and Spending

[Dollar amounts in billions of chain-weighted 1992 dollars]

 
Change
Item 1977 1987 1996 2002 2006
1977-87 1987-96 1996-2002 1996-2006 1987-2006
 
Spending (bil. dol.):
  Gross domestic product (GDP) 4,279.3 5,648.4 6,911.0 7,739.9 8,539.1 1,369.1 1,262.6 828.9 1,628.1 2,890.7
    Defense purchases 266.4 409.2 314.9 265.4 257.3 142.8 -94.3 -49.5 -57.6 -151.9
      Compensation 137.8 155.1 115.9 106.4 106.4 17.3 -39.2 -9.5 -9.5 -48.7
      Other defense 128.6 254.1 199.0 159.0 150.9 125.5 -55.1 -40.0 -48.1 -103.0
 
  As percent of GDP:
    Defense purchases 6.2 7.2 4.6 3.4 3.0 1.0 -2.7 -1.1 -1.5 -4.2
      Compensation 3.2 2.7 1.7 1.4 1.2 -0.5 -1.1 -0.3 -0.4 -1.5
      Other defense 3.0 4.5 2.9 2.1 1.8 1.5 -1.6 -0.8 -1.1 -2.7
 
Employment, total 1 (1,000) 95,588 116,523 133,884 144,646 152,370 20,935 17,361 10,762 18,485 35,847
  Defense-related 4,767 6,942 4,492 3,744 3,595 2,175 -2,450 -748 -897 -3,347
    Civilian, Defense Dept. 1,021 1,122 814 741 741 102 -308 -73 -73 -381
    Civilian, other gov't 24 41 23 17 15 18 -19 -6 -8 -26
    Armed forces 2,071 2,235 1,532 1,443 1,443 164 -703 -89 -89 -792
    Private 1,652 3,544 2,123 1,543 1,396 1,892 -1,421 -580 -727 -2,148
      Directly related 930 1,997 1,180 889 822 1,067 -817 -290 -358 -1,175
      Indirectly related   722 1,548 943 654 574 825 -604 -289 -369 -974
 
  As percent of total employment:
    Defense related 4.99 5.96 3.36 2.59 2.36 0.97 -2.60 -0.77 -1.00 -3.60
      Civilian, Defense Dept. 1.07 0.96 0.61 0.51 0.49 -0.10 -0.36 -0.10 -0.12 -0.48
      Civilian, other gov't 0.02 0.04 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.01 -0.02 -0.01 -0.01 -0.03
      Armed forces 2.17 1.92 1.14 1.00 0.95 -0.25 -0.77 -0.15 -0.20 -0.97
      Private 1.73 3.04 1.59 1.07 0.92 1.31 -1.46 -0.52 -0.67 -2.13
        Directly related 0.97 1.71 0.88 0.61 0.54 0.74 -0.83 -0.27 -0.34 -1.17
        Indirectly related 0.76 1.33 0.70 0.45 0.38 0.57 -0.62 -0.25 -0.33 -0.95



1 Total employed, including resident Armed Forces, plus Department of Defense estimates of Armed Forces abroad.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Monthly Labor Review, July 1998.



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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