CONNECTICUT MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY STATISTICS

Connecticut’s manufacturing statistics speak volumes about the sophistication, talent and wide-open opportunities of this sector. Learn about the industries making huge technological strides using Connecticut’s precision manufacturing workforce. The statistics below tell the story.

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4,500 businesses
156,000 employees
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Connecticut manufacturers bring in $11.8B in defense contracts
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Every dollar spent on manufacturing adds $1.35 in total economic activity
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Manufacturing generates 11% of Connecticut’s Gross State Product
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Connecticut’s workforce ranks 3rd for advanced degrees and 5th for productivity across the U.S.
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Connecticut manufacturers export $15B+ each year, representing 96% of the state’s exports.
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In Connecticut, there is a diverse array of 4,500+ manufacturing enterprises—and growing
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Source:

National Association of Manufacturers Connecticut Data February 2015, CERC Town Profiles 2014