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Labor market statistics are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. Labor statistics were derived using the following NAICS codes: 238320 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors; 325510 Paint and Coating Manufacturing; 424950 Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers; and 444120 Paint and Wallpaper Stores. NOTE: 2019 is the most recent year for which data is available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.
Trade statistics were derived from U.S. Bureau of the Census data and are reported on a Census or Customs basis. State export statistics are drawn from the Origin of Movement (OM) series compiled by the Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau. NOTE: Industry’s 2020 exports were down from the previous year due to the pandemic and associated economic slowdown.
*State product shipment data are estimated using the broader paint, coatings, and adhesives shipments category. In 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau discontinued disaggregating paint and coating sector shipments. Product shipments cover the total value of all products manufactured and shipped by all producers, sourced from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of Manufacturers.