Review major industry announcements by industry sector and overviews of statistical trends within each sector. Industry news and data are presented for industries, such as, mining and construction, manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, transportation, information services, and leisure and hospitality, among others.

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Educational services were a consistent growth industry in Kansas from 2001 to 2014, with average annual employment growth of 2.9 percent over that time. Since 2014, Kansas employment has remained relatively flat in the industry, adding fewer than 200 jobs in 2017. Colleges and universities comprise the largest portion of employment in educational services in Kansas, but that share was still about six percentage points lower than the national average in 2017. Private elementary and secondary schools employed approximately 20 percent of educational service employees in Kansas, which was almost nine percentage points lower than the 2017 national average. The smaller subsectors of educational services, such as trade schools, business training and junior colleges, each make up two to three percentage points more in Kansas of educational services employment than the national average.

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Employment

Release dates for upcoming Kansas Industry News and Development reports are as follows: 

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Release Date

Retail Trade

1st Quarter

Transportation

1st Quarter

Information

1st Quarter

Leisure and Hospitality

2nd Quarter

Other Services

2nd Quarter

Government

2nd Quarter

Natural Resources, Mining, and Construction Industry

3rd Quarter

Manufacturing Industry

3rd Quarter

Wholesale Trade

3rd Quarter

Financial Activities and Real Estate

4th Quarter

Professional and Business Services

4th Quarter

Education and Health Services

4th Quarter