Healthcare is the largest industry in metro Denver. Can you name the other 8?

The Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. released a report Thursday detailing the largest industries in the metro area.

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Denver Health on Bannock in Lincoln Park. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Denver Health on Bannock in Lincoln Park. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

More than 214,400 people are employed in metro Denver’s healthcare and wellness industry, according to a new report from the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation.

That makes the industry of aides, nurses, doctors and surgeons the largest sector in the nine-county Metro Denver and Northern Colorado region, the report released Thursday shows. Below are the other eight industries driving growth in the region.

? Healthcare and Wellness

  • Employees: 214,430
  • Companies: 19,760

? Financial Services

      • Employees: 98,980
      • Companies: 14,080

? IT Software

      • Employees: 54,850
      • Companies: 5,180

?️ Energy

      • Employees: 52,850
      • Companies: 3,230

? Broadcasting & Telecom

      • Employees: 42,400
      • Companies: 2,630

? Aerospace

      • Employees: 20,020
      • Companies: 130

✈️️ Aviation

      • Employees: 18,470
      • Companies: 630

? Bioscience

      • Employees: 15,860
      • Companies: 770

? Beverage Production

      • Employees: 9,300
      • Companies: 210

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