There are six key industry sectors in the Ventura County economy; agriculture, manufacturing, construction, health services, professional/scientific/technical services, and leisure & hospitality. These sectors contribute substantially to the economic output of the county and contain the largest employment base.
The indicators contained in this section track the total quantity of jobs in the sector in order to gauge how the sector is evolving over time and what support and/or capacity is required to sustain the sector.
Click on industry sector title to display data and trends. References: All data and statistics in this section are derived from the California Employment Development Department and USBLS Quarterly Census on Employment and Wages.
Naval Base Ventura County is included in this section as its own category due to the nature of its employment data. NBVC has significant direct and indirect economic impact in Ventura County, employing thousands of middle- and upper-skilled workers in addition to providing subcontracts for services throughout the county.