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Total manufacturing employment and manufacturing employment as a proportion of total employment


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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

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Total employed in manufacturing, proportion employed in manufacturing

Indicator description
Local target
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Unit of measurement

Total and Percentage


Employed population: full-time, year-round civilian employed population 16 years and over


Proportion in management: total population employed in manufacturing/ total employed population.

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WCCD/ISO 37120 Indicators on City Data Alignment

Aligns to WCCD 5.6- Number of businesses per 100,000 population

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Manufacturing employment as a proportion of total employment

Indicator number


Target name

Promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and, by 2030, significantly raise industry’s share of employment and gross domestic product, in line with national circumstances, and double its share in least developed countries

Target number


Global indicator description
UN designated tier


UN custodian agency

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

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United States Census Bureau

Earliest available data
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Link to data source 2015-2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates: Industry by Sex for the Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and Over (S2403) opens in a new window
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