Employment by industry, monthly changes, with confidence intervals

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Employment change by industry with confidence intervals, April 2018, 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

164 114.6 623 210.5 1,190 265.7 2,280 308.7

Total private

168 106.9 624 198.7 1,203 248.9 2,277 288.4

Goods-producing

49 35.8 176 67.2 391 85.6 561 97.9

Service providing

115 106.8 447 199.2 799 252.3 1,719 292.6

Mining and logging

8 6.0 25 13.3 39 18.4 59 21.6

Construction

17 26.4 74 52.0 186 68.7 257 72.5

Manufacturing

24 20.5 77 38.8 166 49.3 245 58.7

Wholesale trade

-9.8 13.7 3.9 26.4 29.4 36.2 65.4 45.9

Retail trade

1.8 22.7 54.0 48.2 67.2 76.4 71.8 81.3

Transportation and warehousing

0.4 19.4 33.9 39.1 70.0 53.2 152.8 55.0

Utilities

1.0 2.3 2.1 5.5 1.1 8.5 -0.1 9.7

Information

7 17.1 12 32.7 -12 39.3 -26 54.8

Financial activities

2 14.7 35 28.5 55 40.8 126 47.8

Professional and business services

54 49.2 154 95.0 239 130.2 518 156.3

Education and health services

31 40.3 87 68.6 205 81.9 431 101.1

Leisure and hospitality

18 52.9 44 100.5 116 115.7 279 129.9

Other services

14 19.4 23 34.9 42 39.2 99 47.7

Government

-4 41.2 -1 69.5 -13 93.0 3 110.1

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