Employment by industry, monthly changes, with confidence intervals

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Employment change by industry with confidence intervals, March 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

196 107.4 541 185.5 1,241 248.5 2,537 301.0

Total private

182 99.9 507 174.2 1,216 233.9 2,427 283.7

Goods-producing

12 33.8 64 59.2 193 78.3 498 103.9

Service providing

184 101.0 477 175.8 1,048 236.5 2,039 282.0

Mining and logging

2 5.5 5 11.1 12 17.5 43 23.2

Construction

16 25.6 47 46.3 93 62.6 246 80.5

Manufacturing

-6 19.7 12 34.1 88 44.1 209 59.3

Wholesale trade

-2.0 12.9 16.0 23.6 46.5 41.8 82.5 57.2

Retail trade

-11.7 21.6 -22.6 36.9 -5.9 66.5 -35.9 76.7

Transportation and warehousing

7.3 17.3 33.8 28.1 80.6 44.4 179.2 53.2

Utilities

1.3 2.1 0.5 4.2 2.0 6.2 -0.7 7.1

Information

10 17.4 -6 27.7 -1 34.6 -3 49.1

Financial activities

11 14.3 23 26.4 41 38.0 101 45.4

Professional and business services

37 47.5 96 83.9 222 122.1 534 146.2

Education and health services

70 38.5 151 61.7 284 75.8 545 95.6

Leisure and hospitality

33 50.5 125 89.7 308 117.7 435 132.0

Other services

14 18.5 26 32.8 45 38.3 92 48.9

Government

14 39.3 34 63.8 25 83.9 110 100.6

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