March 2013

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Productivity

Chart Data

Changes over the decade in employment shares of sectors studied

 

Employment shares of sectors studied, 2000 and 2010 (in percent)
Industry 2000 2010

Mining

0.9 1.3

Utilities(1)

0.9 0.9

Manufacturing

28.6 22.0

Wholesale trade

10.0 10.4

Retail trade

26.7 28.4

Transportation and warehousing(1)

7.1 7.2

Information(1)

4.4 3.7

Accommodation and food services

16.9 21.1

Other services(1)

4.5 5.0

Footnotes:
(1) Industry coverage is significant but less than 100 percent.

Source: Labor Productivity and Costs | Chart

 

 


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