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Employment by industry, monthly changes, with confidence intervals

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Employment change by industry with confidence intervals, October 2020, seasonally adjusted, in thousands
Industry 1-month net change 1-month 90-percent confidence interval 3-month net change 3-month 90-percent confidence interval 6-month net change 6-month 90-percent confidence interval 12-month net change 12-month 90-percent confidence interval

Total nonfarm

638 108.9 2,803 173.2 12,070 244.7 -9,180 304.4

Total private

906 102.2 2,826 163.0 12,317 229.7 -8,064 285.5

Goods-producing

123 31.1 273 50.4 1,500 69.3 -888 99.2

Service providing

515 104.5 2,530 166.0 10,570 234.7 -8,292 286.8

Mining and logging

1 6.0 2 12.2 -31 20.3 -113 26.3

Construction

84 22.5 143 36.5 789 52.2 -196 74.7

Manufacturing

38 19.0 128 30.6 742 40.0 -579 59.5

Wholesale trade

6.4 12.5 37.7 27.2 93.6 45.1 -292.7 62.0

Retail trade

103.7 20.6 388.1 32.2 1,885.9 55.8 -471.2 68.7

Transportation and warehousing

63.2 14.9 188.9 23.2 299.0 35.5 -228.0 47.1

Utilities

-1.5 2.0 0.6 3.5 -2.9 5.8 -6.8 7.5

Information

-3 16.8 67 38.1 23 55.2 -233 63.0

Financial activities

31 13.9 96 22.4 150 33.2 -76 45.6

Professional and business services

208 47.3 514 72.8 1,147 108.1 -1,043 136.7

Education and health services

57 42.3 281 61.5 1,455 72.4 -1,103 94.1

Leisure and hospitality

271 54.8 815 88.6 4,832 126.3 -3,320 144.7

Other services

47 20.8 165 32.2 934 39.5 -402 51.8

Government

-268 37.7 -23 58.6 -247 84.5 -1,116 105.6

Note: Significant changes are calculated at a 90-percent confidence level. The variance for total nonfarm is an approximation because government and rail transportation are not based on a probability sample