September 13, 2010

Employment changes by industry in August 2010

1-month change in nonfarm payroll employment by selected industries, July–August 2010
Industry Change in payroll employment (p)

Education and health services

45,000

Professional and business services

20,000

Construction

19,000

Mining and logging

8,000

Manufacturing

-27,000

Government

-121,000

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Employment changes by industry in August 2010.

 

 

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