Clatsop County vs. Oregon
Comparative Trends Analysis:
Total Industry Earnings Growth and Change, 1969-2017
Introduction
Clatsop County:
2017 Earnings = $1,148,355K
2017 Percent of State = 0.8%
Oregon:
2017 Earnings = $143,816,035K
2017 Percent of State = 1.2%
Industry earnings are incomes received by people who are directly involved with producing goods and services. Earnings, referred to also as "labor and proprietors income", include (1) wage and salary disbursements, (2) other labor income such as employer contributions to private retirement and medical insurance programs, and (3) the net incomes of proprietors (i.e., the owners of unincorporated enterprises).
In contrast to the more frequently cited employment data, earnings data more accurately reflect qualitative differences in labor's contributions toward the production of goods and services, namely the productivity differences reflected in variations in earnings per job. Earnings data, therefore, are better for comparing and tracking long-term trends and identifying short-run shifts in the level and composition of economic activity within and among counties.
Just like the employment data compiled by BEA, earnings data are reported on a place-of-work, or more accurately on a place-where-earned, basis.
Note: the BEA earnings data presented and discussed here in the context of comparing and assessing the economic growth and performance of county and regional economies are entirely separate and apart from--and should not be confused with--corporate earnings, which are compiled from the balance sheets of individual private corporations.
Clatsop County Total Industry Earnings, 1969-2017
Current vs. Constant Dollars (Millions)
Clatsop County Total Industry Earnings, 1969-2017
Current vs. Constant Dollars (Millions)
Figure 1.
Figure 1 depicts Clatsop County's annual total industry earnings over 1969-2017 in current and constant (2012) dollars. Constant dollar measurements remove the effects of inflation. They allow for comparison of changes in the real purchasing power of Clatsop County over time.
When measured in current dollars, Clatsop County's total industry earnings increased 1,301.9%, from $82M in 1969 to $1,148M in 2017. When measured in constant 2012 dollars to adjust for inflation, it advanced 164.5%, from $409M in 1969 to $1,083M in 2017.
Real Total Industry Earnings, 1969-2017 (Millions)
Real Total Industry Earnings, 1969-2017 (Millions)
Figure 2.
Figure 2 tracks Clatsop County's and Oregon's annual real total industry earnings for the period 1969-2017 to illustrate real total industry earnings patterns over time. During this 49-year period, Clatsop County's real total industry earnings rose from $409M in 1969 to $1,083M in 2017, for a net gain of $673M, or 164.5%. In comparison, Oregon's real total industry earnings increased from $32,357M in 1969 to $135,582M in 2017, for a net gain of $103,226M, or 319.0%.
Real Total Industry Earnings Indices (1969=100): 1969-2017
Real Total Industry Earnings Indices (1969=100): 1969-2017
Figure 3.
Figure 3 shows Clatsop County's real total industry earnings growth in a broader context by offering direct comparisons across time with Oregon, the United States. The growth indices shown here express each region's real total industry earnings in 1969 as a base figure of 100, and the real total industry earningss in later years as a percentage of the 1969 base figure. This method allows for more direct comparison of differences in real total industry earnings growth between regions that may differ vastly in size.
Clatsop County's overall real total industry earnings growth was 164.5% over 1969-2017 trailed Oregon's increase of 319.0%, and fell below the United States' increase of 242.6%.
Total Industry Earnings as a Percent of the Oregon Total: 1969-2017
Total Industry Earnings as a Percent of the Oregon Total: 1969-2017
Figure 4.
Another interesting and insightful way of contrasting the total industry earnings growth of Clatsop County is to trace its individual percentage contributions to Oregon's statewide total industry earnings over time, as shown in Figure 4. A rising share means a region's total industry earnings grew faster, or declined less, than Oregon's total industry earnings, while a declining share shows it grew more slowly.
In 1969, Clatsop County's total industry earnings totaled 1.26% of Oregon's total industry earnings, while in 2017 it comprised 0.80% thereby yielding a -0.47% share-shift.
   
 
Total Industry Earnings Share-Shift
2017 vs. 1969
 
Share-
Shift*
 
2017
vs.
1969
-0.47%
=
0.80%
-
1.26%
 
   
Clatsop County Real Total Industry Earnings:
Annual Percent Change, 1970-2017
Clatsop County Real Total Industry Earnings:
Annual Percent Change, 1970-2017
Figure 5.
Figure 5 highlights the short-run pattern of Clatsop County's real total industry earnings growth by tracking the year-to-year percent change over 1970-2017. The average annual percent change for the entire 48-year period is also traced on this chart to provide a benchmark for gauging periods of relative high--and relative low--growth against the backdrop of the long-term average.
On average, Clatsop County's real total industry earnings grew at an annual rate of 2.13% over 1970-2017. The county recorded its highest growth in 1985 (11.19%) and recorded its lowest growth in 1981 (-8.32%). In 2017, Clatsop County's real total industry earnings grew by 3.83%
Clatsop County Real Total Industry Earnings:
Annual Percent Change and Decade Averages Over 1970-2017
Clatsop County Real Total Industry Earnings:
Annual Percent Change and Decade Averages Over 1970-2017
Figure 6.
Over the past four decades some counties have experienced extreme swings in growth, and often such swings have tended to coincide with the decades themselves. Figure 6 again depicts the annual percent change in Clatsop County's real total industry earnings since 1970, but this time they are displayed with average growth rates for the decade of the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and 2010-2017.
During the 1970s, Clatsop County's annual real total industry earnings growth rate averaged 4.21%. It averaged 1.28% in the 1980s, 1.25% in the 1990s, 1.68% during the 2000s, and 2.24% thus far this decade (2010 to 2017).
Real Total Industry Earnings Growth:
Average Annual Percent Change by Decade
Real Total Industry Earnings Growth:
Average Annual Percent Change by Decade
Figure 7.
Figure 7 compares the decade average growth rates for Clatsop County noted in the previous graph with the corresponding decade averages for Oregon and the nation. As the chart reveals, Clatsop County's average annual real total industry earnings growth posted below Oregon's average in the 1970s (4.21% vs. 4.96%), outgained Oregon's average throughout the 1980s (1.28% vs. 1.27%), amounted to less than Oregon's average during the 1990s (1.25% vs. 4.66%), led Oregon's average in the 2000s (1.68% vs. 1.20%), and lagged Oregon's average over the 8 year period of the last decade, 2010-2017 (2.24% vs. 3.42%).
Finally, relative to nationwide real total industry earnings growth trends, Clatsop County outperformed the nation during the 1970s (4.21% vs. 3.13%), lagged the nation throughout the 1980s (1.28% vs. 2.61%), posted below the nation over the 1990s (1.25% vs. 3.44%), surpassed the nation over the 2000s (1.68% vs. 1.47%), and posted below the nation over 2010-2017 (2.24% vs. 2.46%).
   
 
Real* Total Industry Earnings Growth:
Average Annual Percent Change
 
 
 
2.13
4.21
1.28
1.25
1.68
2.24
3.83
 
3.09
4.96
1.27
4.66
1.20
3.42
4.41
 
2.63
3.13
2.61
3.44
1.47
2.46
2.86
 
   

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Clatsop County:
Total Industry Earnings, 1969-2017
 
1969
 
81,912
0.200
409,253
100.0
N
1.26
1970
 
89,255
0.210
426,018
104.1
4.10
1.30
1971
 
92,912
0.218
425,402
103.9
-0.14
1.24
1972
 
102,498
0.226
453,812
110.9
6.68
1.21
1973
 
114,638
0.238
481,632
117.7
6.13
1.20
1974
 
129,205
0.263
491,648
120.1
2.08
1.21
1975
 
140,071
0.285
491,995
120.2
0.07
1.22
1976
 
157,611
0.300
524,810
128.2
6.67
1.20
1977
 
180,188
0.320
563,334
137.6
7.34
1.21
1978
 
204,666
0.342
598,246
146.2
6.20
1.19
1979
 
229,486
0.373
616,053
150.5
2.98
1.18
1980
 
239,610
0.413
580,704
141.9
-5.74
1.15
1981
 
239,340
0.450
532,364
130.1
-8.32
1.11
1982
 
234,130
0.475
493,362
120.6
-7.33
1.09
1983
 
243,860
0.495
492,905
120.4
-0.09
1.08
1984
 
263,857
0.513
513,910
125.6
4.26
1.07
1985
 
303,623
0.531
571,429
139.6
11.19
1.16
1986
 
325,679
0.543
599,888
146.6
4.98
1.17
1987
 
330,305
0.560
590,210
144.2
-1.61
1.11
1988
 
368,809
0.582
634,226
155.0
7.46
1.12
1989
 
415,527
0.607
684,671
167.3
7.95
1.17
1990
 
416,479
0.634
657,374
160.6
-3.99
1.07
1991
 
425,669
0.655
650,144
158.9
-1.10
1.04
1992
 
452,919
0.672
673,806
164.6
3.64
1.03
1993
 
465,821
0.689
676,161
165.2
0.35
0.98
1994
 
486,527
0.703
691,777
169.0
2.31
0.96
1995
 
499,023
0.718
694,912
169.8
0.45
0.92
1996
 
519,269
0.733
707,972
173.0
1.88
0.88
1997
 
549,011
0.746
735,713
179.8
3.92
0.87
1998
 
575,476
0.752
765,098
186.9
3.99
0.86
1999
 
590,370
0.763
773,363
189.0
1.08
0.84
2000
 
613,088
0.782
783,649
191.5
1.33
0.80
2001
 
688,256
0.797
863,147
210.9
10.14
0.88
2002
 
709,685
0.808
878,443
214.6
1.77
0.90
2003
 
749,002
0.824
909,447
222.2
3.53
0.92
2004
 
770,940
0.844
913,317
223.2
0.43
0.89
2005
 
796,318
0.868
917,290
224.1
0.44
0.87
2006
 
839,319
0.892
941,215
230.0
2.61
0.85
2007
 
863,266
0.914
944,100
230.7
0.31
0.84
2008
 
888,195
0.942
943,082
230.4
-0.11
0.86
2009
 
855,387
0.941
909,077
222.1
-3.61
0.88
2010
 
879,519
0.957
918,990
224.6
1.09
0.88
2011
 
886,429
0.981
903,312
220.7
-1.71
0.86
2012
 
934,956
1.000
934,956
228.5
3.50
0.85
2013
 
938,700
1.013
926,233
226.3
-0.93
0.83
2014
 
966,599
1.029
939,650
229.6
1.45
0.81
2015
 
1,021,113
1.031
990,161
241.9
5.38
0.80
2016
 
1,086,808
1.042
1,042,652
254.8
5.30
0.80
2017
 
1,148,355
1.061
1,082,608
264.5
3.83
0.80
Source: Calculations by the Oregon Regional Economic Analysis Project (OR-REAP)
with data provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
November 2018
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Oregon:
Total Industry Earnings, 1969-2017
 
1969
 
6,476,154
0.200
32,356,503
100.0
N
0.99
1970
 
6,849,617
0.210
32,693,509
101.0
1.04
0.99
1971
 
7,469,466
0.218
34,199,286
105.7
4.61
1.00
1972
 
8,460,985
0.226
37,461,193
115.8
9.54
1.03
1973
 
9,585,985
0.238
40,273,864
124.5
7.51
1.04
1974
 
10,693,749
0.263
40,691,587
125.8
1.04
1.07
1975
 
11,496,245
0.285
40,380,207
124.8
-0.77
1.08
1976
 
13,148,673
0.300
43,782,209
135.3
8.42
1.12
1977
 
14,831,702
0.320
46,369,355
143.3
5.91
1.13
1978
 
17,168,144
0.342
50,183,111
155.1
8.22
1.16
1979
 
19,451,780
0.373
52,218,142
161.4
4.06
1.18
1980
 
20,863,961
0.413
50,564,590
156.3
-3.17
1.17
1981
 
21,628,720
0.450
48,108,724
148.7
-4.86
1.10
1982
 
21,392,901
0.475
45,079,444
139.3
-6.30
1.04
1983
 
22,570,105
0.495
45,620,134
141.0
1.20
1.03
1984
 
24,735,074
0.513
48,176,137
148.9
5.60
1.02
1985
 
26,066,730
0.531
49,058,475
151.6
1.83
1.00
1986
 
27,775,456
0.543
51,161,275
158.1
4.29
1.00
1987
 
29,683,501
0.560
53,040,349
163.9
3.67
0.99
1988
 
32,858,010
0.582
56,504,634
174.6
6.53
1.01
1989
 
35,633,488
0.607
58,713,936
181.5
3.91
1.03
1990
 
38,952,649
0.634
61,483,149
190.0
4.72
1.06
1991
 
41,036,623
0.655
62,677,169
193.7
1.94
1.08
1992
 
44,171,426
0.672
65,713,687
203.1
4.84
1.09
1993
 
47,309,334
0.689
68,671,738
212.2
4.50
1.11
1994
 
50,846,103
0.703
72,296,464
223.4
5.28
1.14
1995
 
54,089,561
0.718
75,322,111
232.8
4.19
1.16
1996
 
58,809,888
0.733
80,181,452
247.8
6.45
1.18
1997
 
63,206,173
0.746
84,700,659
261.8
5.64
1.19
1998
 
67,108,697
0.752
89,221,305
275.7
5.34
1.17
1999
 
70,640,337
0.763
92,536,269
286.0
3.72
1.16
2000
 
76,599,981
0.782
97,910,118
302.6
5.81
1.16
2001
 
77,901,978
0.797
97,697,432
301.9
-0.22
1.13
2002
 
78,894,907
0.808
97,655,506
301.8
-0.04
1.13
2003
 
81,756,974
0.824
99,270,228
306.8
1.65
1.13
2004
 
86,829,161
0.844
102,864,746
317.9
3.62
1.13
2005
 
91,519,433
0.868
105,422,560
325.8
2.49
1.14
2006
 
98,744,922
0.892
110,732,862
342.2
5.04
1.16
2007
 
102,283,841
0.914
111,861,415
345.7
1.02
1.15
2008
 
103,224,199
0.942
109,603,099
338.7
-2.02
1.15
2009
 
97,632,523
0.941
103,760,626
320.7
-5.33
1.12
2010
 
99,547,883
0.957
104,015,342
321.5
0.25
1.10
2011
 
103,598,133
0.981
105,571,260
326.3
1.50
1.10
2012
 
109,893,780
1.000
109,893,780
339.6
4.09
1.11
2013
 
113,769,402
1.013
112,258,404
346.9
2.15
1.11
2014
 
119,707,670
1.029
116,370,173
359.7
3.66
1.12
2015
 
128,378,983
1.031
124,487,504
384.7
6.98
1.16
2016
 
135,352,847
1.042
129,853,549
401.3
4.31
1.19
2017
 
143,816,035
1.061
135,582,132
419.0
4.41
1.21
Source: Calculations by the Oregon Regional Economic Analysis Project (OR-REAP)
with data provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
November 2018
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United States:
Total Industry Earnings, 1969-2017
 
1969
 
655,222,000
0.200
3,273,654,759
100.0
N
1970
 
695,122,000
0.210
3,317,846,404
101.3
1.35
1971
 
744,129,000
0.218
3,407,028,067
104.1
2.69
1972
 
821,953,000
0.226
3,639,214,558
111.2
6.81
1973
 
921,321,000
0.238
3,870,771,364
118.2
6.36
1974
 
996,515,000
0.263
3,791,914,003
115.8
-2.04
1975
 
1,062,436,000
0.285
3,731,773,797
114.0
-1.59
1976
 
1,176,158,000
0.300
3,916,349,228
119.6
4.95
1977
 
1,306,927,000
0.320
4,085,934,471
124.8
4.33
1978
 
1,479,559,000
0.342
4,324,804,887
132.1
5.85
1979
 
1,652,190,000
0.373
4,435,290,328
135.5
2.55
1980
 
1,788,607,000
0.413
4,334,755,950
132.4
-2.27
1981
 
1,963,955,000
0.450
4,368,421,638
133.4
0.78
1982
 
2,055,057,000
0.475
4,330,447,151
132.3
-0.87
1983
 
2,189,442,000
0.495
4,425,439,625
135.2
2.19
1984
 
2,433,929,000
0.513
4,740,527,433
144.8
7.12
1985
 
2,617,433,000
0.531
4,926,098,167
150.5
3.91
1986
 
2,788,677,000
0.543
5,136,631,055
156.9
4.27
1987
 
2,997,904,000
0.560
5,356,843,685
163.6
4.29
1988
 
3,262,349,000
0.582
5,610,133,962
171.4
4.73
1989
 
3,470,801,000
0.607
5,718,900,972
174.7
1.94
1990
 
3,683,053,000
0.634
5,813,358,062
177.6
1.65
1991
 
3,792,707,000
0.655
5,792,780,230
177.0
-0.35
1992
 
4,064,120,000
0.672
6,046,178,107
184.7
4.37
1993
 
4,243,356,000
0.689
6,159,432,155
188.2
1.87
1994
 
4,463,755,000
0.703
6,346,871,890
193.9
3.04
1995
 
4,682,699,000
0.718
6,520,865,884
199.2
2.74
1996
 
4,964,951,000
0.733
6,769,218,499
206.8
3.81
1997
 
5,297,835,000
0.746
7,099,466,652
216.9
4.88
1998
 
5,717,821,000
0.752
7,601,867,954
232.2
7.08
1999
 
6,109,679,000
0.763
8,003,456,994
244.5
5.28
2000
 
6,611,246,000
0.782
8,450,496,581
258.1
5.59
2001
 
6,865,291,000
0.797
8,609,810,881
263.0
1.89
2002
 
7,001,130,000
0.808
8,665,944,621
264.7
0.65
2003
 
7,243,665,000
0.824
8,795,338,644
268.7
1.49
2004
 
7,675,133,000
0.844
9,092,574,428
277.7
3.38
2005
 
8,039,648,000
0.868
9,260,986,960
282.9
1.85
2006
 
8,519,777,000
0.892
9,554,104,335
291.8
3.17
2007
 
8,866,784,000
0.914
9,697,044,992
296.2
1.50
2008
 
9,013,458,000
0.942
9,570,458,696
292.3
-1.31
2009
 
8,688,446,000
0.941
9,233,793,866
282.1
-3.52
2010
 
9,023,198,000
0.957
9,428,136,461
288.0
2.10
2011
 
9,443,528,000
0.981
9,623,389,143
294.0
2.07
2012
 
9,901,882,000
1.000
9,901,882,000
302.5
2.89
2013
 
10,231,478,000
1.013
10,095,591,341
308.4
1.96
2014
 
10,686,606,000
1.029
10,388,659,253
317.3
2.90
2015
 
11,110,111,000
1.031
10,773,336,501
329.1
3.70
2016
 
11,365,731,000
1.042
10,903,948,770
333.1
1.21
2017
 
11,897,410,000
1.061
11,216,247,301
342.6
2.86
Source: Calculations by the Oregon Regional Economic Analysis Project (OR-REAP)
with data provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
November 2018
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