January 25, 2011

Union membership declines in 2010

Union membership by industry, 2010
Industry Members of unions

Total

14,715,000

Private sector

7,092,000

Agriculture and related industries

18,000

Nonagricultural industries

7,074,000

Construction

801,000

Manufacturing

1,418,000

Wholesale and retail trade

860,000

Transportation and utilities

1,134,000

Education and health services

1,608,000

Leisure and hospitality

301,000

Other private sector industries

953,000

Public sector

7,623,000

Federal government

984,000

State government

1,969,000

Local government

4,670,000

These data featured in the TED article, Union membership declines in 2010.

 

 

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