America's View of Manufacturing: By the Numbers

Deloitte's 'Public Viewpoint on Manufacturing' study highlights manufacturing's importance in the U.S. economy.

A Deloitte Development LLC and Manufacturing Institute survey of 1,000 Americans across 50 states shows manufacturing is still viewed as critical for economic growth but not seen an attractive career choice.

81 Percentage of Americans who believe manufacturing is important to the nation's standard of living

59 Percentage of Americans who think U.S. manufacturers can compete in global markets

5 Ranking manufacturing received as a top-seven career choice

1 Ranking manufacturing received as the nation's most important economic sector

Source: Deloitte Development LLC and Manufacturing Institute survey of 1,000 Americans across 50 states

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