Each of the Industry Outlooks on the pages that follow presents performance and forecast data. Here is a guide:
Show industry performance, by selected metrics, 2000-2004.
BW has assigned each industry a grade on expected growth and other factors.
Gives Economy.com's forecast of change in the value created by each industry. Unlike a measure of revenue, this "value-added" approach avoids counting the same sales twice.
For each industry, this figure projects the nominal value created.
A broad measure of the total number of workers in each sector in 2004.