U.S. jobs supported by U.S. steel production, 2012

Jobs affected* Jobs supported by domestic production
Direct 123,400
Indirect 460,200
Total 583,600

*Jobs can be affected directly (in the immediate industry) and indirectly (industries that supply goods and services to industry of interest).

Sources: Economic Policy Institute analysis of U.S. Census Bureau (2013), Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS 2013), and BLS Employment Projections program (BLS-EP 2014b and 2014c)

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