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Existing Conditions Table 10 lists the 10 industry categories (out of 74 total) with the greatest projected absolute growth, and Table 11 lists the 10 industries with the greatest projected relative growth. Table 10. Industries with the Greatest Projected Absolute Growth Data source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity 2011 2019 Absolute Growth, Employment Employment 2011-2019 Industry Administrative and Support Services 18,212 21,366 3,154 Ambulatory Healthcare Services 9,931 12,950 3,019 Local Government 23,953 26,596 2,643 Specialty Trade Contractors 6,106 7,877 1,771 Self-Employed and Unpaid Family Workers 15,166 16,585 1,419 Food Services and Drinking Places 12,697 14,050 1,353 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 5,084 6,222 1,138 General Merchandise Stores 6,045 7,000 955 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries 1,913 2,834 921 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 4,348 5,202 854 Table 11. Industries with the Greatest Projected Relative Growth Data source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Industry Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries 1,913 2,834 48.1% Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets 16 22 37.5% Waste Management and Remediation Service 681 901 32.3% Broadcasting (except Internet) 59 77 30.5% Ambulatory Healthcare Services 9,931 12,950 30.4% Specialty Trade Contractors 6,106 7,877 29.0% 623 779 25.0% 1,462 1,818 24.4% Publishing Industries 485 600 23.7% Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 507 625 23.3% Paper Manufacturing Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores 38 2011 2019 Relative Growth, Employment Employment 2011-2019