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Active Apprentices by Major Industry (RAIS only)

Active Apprentices by Major Industry (RAIS only)

By the end of the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2006, there were over 422,000 active apprentices participating in the Registered Apprenticeship system.  During this period, the number of newly registered apprentices (federal workload only) increased to over 40,000 , of which, 20,859 were registered in the first quarter. In addition, over 77,000 newly registered apprentices were entered into the Registered Apprenticeship Information System (RAIS) as a result of the partnership between Federal and State staff. Of the 422,234 total apprentices, the majority (74 percent) were in the Construction trades.  The second largest group (nine percent) was in Manufacturing, while the third largest percentage was in Public Administration (seven percent).  Six percent of the apprentices were in the Other category, which includes Transportation/Communications/Utilities, Agriculture, Mining, Retail/Merchandising and FIRE (Finance, Insurance and Real Estate).  (State data were not provided by industry for the Other category.)  The smallest percentage was in the Service sector, four percent.