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Employment by industry, monthly changes, with confidence intervals

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Employment change by industry with confidence intervals, September 2019, 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

136 107.4 470 185.5 926 248.5 2,147 301.0

Total private

114 99.9 358 174.2 795 233.9 2,000 283.7

Goods-producing

5 33.8 2 59.2 71 78.3 274 103.9

Service providing

131 101.0 468 175.8 855 236.5 1,873 282.0

Mining and logging

0 5.5 -10 11.1 -10 17.5 1 23.2

Construction

7 25.6 8 46.3 62 62.6 156 80.5

Manufacturing

-2 19.7 4 34.1 19 44.1 117 59.3

Wholesale trade

2.4 12.9 7.6 23.6 20.0 41.8 70.9 57.2

Retail trade

-11.4 21.6 -19.4 36.9 -58.4 66.5 -60.9 76.7

Transportation and warehousing

15.7 17.3 10.9 28.1 42.9 44.4 110.3 53.2

Utilities

-1.8 2.1 -3.5 4.2 -3.6 6.2 -2.0 7.1

Information

9 17.4 9 27.7 25 34.6 15 49.1

Financial activities

3 14.3 37 26.4 59 38.0 99 45.4

Professional and business services

34 47.5 114 83.9 233 122.1 437 146.2

Education and health services

40 38.5 172 61.7 325 75.8 617 95.6

Leisure and hospitality

21 50.5 17 89.7 42 117.7 349 132.0

Other services

-3 18.5 11 32.8 39 38.3 90 48.9

Government

22 39.3 112 63.8 131 83.9 147 100.6

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