GENERAL MANUFACTURING STATISTICS
Nebraska - Selected Years                
                Comparative
    Establishments           Employment & Indices
    With 20    All Employees Production Percent of Index of Mnfg. Employ.
    or More        Payroll Employ- Man-hours Wages U.S. Mnfg. (1977=100)
Year Total Employees Total      ($1,000) ment (1,000)  ($1,000) Employment U.S. Nebraska
1899 1,695 NA 21,000 $11,000 18,700 NA $8,800 0.43% 25 24
1909 2,500 NA 29,400 19,400 24,300 NA 13,900 0.42% 36 34
1919 2,385 NA 44,900 35,400 35,400 NA 44,500 0.46% 50 52
1929 1,491 NA 34,800 51,300 28,200 NA 36,900 0.36% 49 40
1939 1,093 NA 26,200 34,100 18,400 NA 20,200 0.27% 48 30
1947 1,341 NA 47,000 119,900 37,300 NA 87,400 0.33% 73 54
1954 1,423 378 59,400 223,500 43,400 93,400 150,700 0.37% 82 68
1958 1,553 412 58,600 265,200 42,900 87,000 174,200 0.36% 82 67
1963 1,611 474 64,900 348,000 47,000 96,700 228,500 0.38% 83 74
1967 1,672 525 77,000 475,900 58,400 119,200 325,000 0.40% 99 88
1972 1,723 598 84,900 704,200 63,200 127,600 469,200 0.45% 98 97
1977 1,965 626 87,700 1,075,400 62,800 124,000 680,900 0.45% 100 100
1982 1,928 633 91,100 1,624,400 64,400 124,300 1,014,800 0.48% 98 104
1983 1,889 623 86,300 1,612,400 60,800 119,800 1,015,200 0.46% 95 98
1984 1,825 623 92,200 1,814,000 65,600 131,500 1,160,300 0.48% 98 105
1985 1,830 632 91,111 1,854,460 63,900 124,600 1,157,000 0.48% 97 102
1986 1,806 603 87,438 1,850,733 62,600 122,700 1,141,200 0.48% 94 100
1987 1,876 631 90,700 1,937,600 64,200 128,800 1,211,900 0.48% 97 103
1988 1,816 626 96,600 2,151,300 67,900 137,100 1,326,000 0.50% 98 110
1989 1,827 623 93,800 2,120,200 67,600 135,200 1,341,000 0.49% 97 107
1990 1,898 647 99,300 2,296,400 70,700 139,800 1,417,600 0.53% 96 113
1991 1,923 647 102,652 2,448,776 74,600 150,600 1,498,400 0.56% 92 115
1992 1,971 643 95,432 2,323,343 71,800 147,800 1,554,900 0.55% 92 114
1993 2,055 664 101,100 2,649,800 72,900 150,600 1,665,300 0.55% 92 118
1994 2,080 675 107,600 2,879,400 78,900 165,100 1,840,900 0.59% 94 123
1995 2,071 670 110,400 3,007,000 81,000 168,600 1,904,000 0.59% 96 126
1996 2,088 677 110,100 3,086,400 80,000 167,900 1,916,400 0.59% 95 126
1997 1,958 610 106,556 3,034,134 83,975 172,999 2,129,405 0.63% 86 122
1998 1,989 624 111,425 3,227,025 86,532 181,142 2,242,542 0.65% 86 127
1999 1,955 632 110,448 3,395,154 86,070 177,280 2,325,049 0.66% 85 127
2000 1,946 641 110,380 3,459,466 87,043 182,746 2,401,108 0.66% 85 126
2001 1,934 639 104,987 3,347,971 82,945 175,503 2,282,210 0.66% 85 120
2002 1,975 592 103,011 3,385,632 79,478 164,087 2,293,208 0.72% 73 117
2003 1,966 624 103,588 3,388,200 77,938 161,728 2,295,917 0.73% 71 118
2004 1,998 625 100,748 3,555,648 77,292 159,533 2,405,699 0.75% 68 115
2005 1,985 624 101,380 3,677,884 78,238 164,645 2,507,683 0.77% 67 116
2006 1,996 628 100,696 3,755,385 77,595 163,710 2,559,831 0.78% 66 115
2007 1,990 619 99,547 3,788,569 76,668 158,076 2,572,890 0.74% 68 114
2008 1,946 617 96,905 3,897,351 74,641 157,926 2,628,071 0.76% 65 110
2009 1,858 574 90,262 3,606,077 68,250 139,806 2,433,394 0.83% 67 103
2010 1,845 550 88,456 3,688,000 67,457 139,088 2,484,061 0.84% 54 101
2011 1,822 694 90,223 3,816,504 69,138 143,009 2,629,751 0.85% 54 103
2012 1,844 555 92,409 4,002,759 71,049 148,678 2,728,798 0.77% 62 105
2013 1,780 538 91,257 4,113,055 70,184 145,289 2,770,384 0.82% 57 104
2014 1,795 580 92,280 4,259,557 70,996 146,029 2,880,291 0.84% 62 105
2015 1,785 582 93,066 4,411,920 71,209 147,871 2,957,410 0.83% 57 106
2016 NA NA 92,945 4,495,513 70,717 142,446 2,985,799 0.84% 57 106
NA - not available
Sources: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, County Business Patterns 2015, 2017, 2012Census of Manufactures, 2015,
and Annual Survey of Manufactures, 2016, 2017
Last Updated: 12/18/2017
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@ded.ne.gov