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Employment by industry, monthly changes, with confidence intervals

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Employment change by industry with confidence intervals, January 2021, 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

49 112.3 86 183.2 3,065 252.7 -9,603 316.8

Total private

6 105.6 161 173.1 3,113 237.3 -8,322 296.0

Goods-producing

-4 30.4 140 48.9 391 69.6 -878 102.6

Service providing

53 108.3 -54 176.6 2,674 243.3 -8,725 299.6

Mining and logging

9 5.5 15 11.6 16 20.2 -80 25.6

Construction

-3 22.2 63 35.9 195 52.7 -223 77.5

Manufacturing

-10 19.4 62 30.3 180 39.7 -575 62.5

Wholesale trade

14.3 13.5 44.6 34.1 94.8 51.7 -268.9 67.6

Retail trade

-37.8 20.7 95.0 32.9 483.9 58.4 -378.4 69.7

Transportation and warehousing

-27.8 13.3 71.7 21.4 274.2 34.6 -138.7 46.9

Utilities

0.6 2.0 -1.0 3.5 -0.4 5.6 -8.5 8.0

Information

16 17.9 22 54.1 80 81.4 -238 87.8

Financial activities

8 14.4 36 22.6 136 35.0 -67 48.5

Professional and business services

97 48.7 348 71.8 929 90.8 -793 122.1

Education and health services

-7 46.0 5 67.1 355 76.3 -1,273 97.4

Leisure and hospitality

-61 56.8 -587 92.4 211 138.0 -3,823 159.6

Other services

7 23.4 -14 34.3 158 43.1 -456 58.2

Government

43 38.1 -75 60.1 -48 86.9 -1,281 112.8

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