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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook area reports: domestic 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 2 (1978-1979)

Kebblish, William
Pennsylvania,   pp. 449-460 PDF (1.3 MB)


Page 452

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 Sources:U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor, Highway and
Heavy Construction Magazine, andU.S. Bureau of Mines. 452 MINERALS YEARBOOK,
1978-79 
900 
600 
=! 300 
0 
 1977 1980 
1985 
Figure 1.—Total value of nonfuel mineral production in Pennsylvania.
Table 3.—Indicators of Pennsylvania business activity 
    1978-79 
 1977 1978 1979" percent 
    change 
Employment and labor force, annual average: 
 Total civilian labor force thousand& — 5,168.0 5,255.0
5,296.0
+0.8 
 Unemployment do.~ 398.0 364.0 366.0 +10.5 
Employment (nonagricultural): 
 Mining' do. 48.0 46.8 52.0 +11.1 
 Manufacturing do 1,341.9 1,369.2 1,389.8 +1.5 
 Contractconstruction ~ 183.9 199.0 205.8 +3.4 
 Transportation and public utilities do — - — 261.6 267.2
273.1
+2.2 
 Wholesaleand retail trade do~ 938.9 983.7 990.0 +.6 
 Finance, insurance, real estate do — — — 217.5
226.6 235.4
+3.9 
 Services do~~ 862.5 907.2 961.8 +6.0 
 Government do~ 710.9 724.9 722.7 -.3 
     Total nonagricultural employment'  do — —  4,565.2
4,724.6
4,830.6 +2.2 
Personal income: 
  Total millions~ $82,579.0 $90,991.0 $100,400.0 +10.3 
 Percapita $7,000.0 $7,744.0 $8,559.0 +10.5 Construction activity: 
 Number of private and public resictontial unite authorized — —
50,298.0 ' 53,985.0 43,795.0 .18.9 
 Value of nonresidential construction millions — $464.4 $570.2
$686.4
+20.4 
 Value of State road contract awards do — — —
$150.0 $60.0
$105.5 +75.8 
Shipments of portland and masonry cement to and within the 
 State thousand short thns — 3,126.0 3,227.0 3,067.0 -5.0 
Nonfuel mineral production value: 
 Total crude mineral value millions  $559.7 $629.5 $722.6 + 14.8 
 Value per capita, resident population  $47.0 $54.0 $62.0 + 14.8 
 Value per square mile  $12,346.0 $13,886.0 $15,940.0 +14.8 
"Preliminary. 
' Includes coal (anthracite and bituminous), gas, and oil extraction. 
' Series revised in 1978, data not comparable with those of prior years.


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