Employment by industry, monthly changes, with confidence intervals

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Employment change by industry with confidence intervals, May 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

75 107.4 452 185.5 1,047 248.5 2,350 301.0

Total private

90 99.9 448 174.2 1,015 233.9 2,263 283.7

Goods-producing

8 33.8 56 59.2 157 78.3 428 103.9

Service providing

67 101.0 396 175.8 890 236.5 1,922 282.0

Mining and logging

1 5.5 2 11.1 9 17.5 29 23.2

Construction

4 25.6 49 46.3 98 62.6 215 80.5

Manufacturing

3 19.7 5 34.1 50 44.1 184 59.3

Wholesale trade

7.1 12.9 18.0 23.6 50.8 41.8 112.4 57.2

Retail trade

-7.6 21.6 -36.0 36.9 -46.3 66.5 -75.7 76.7

Transportation and warehousing

-0.2 17.3 3.2 28.1 26.0 44.4 147.6 53.2

Utilities

0.4 2.1 -1.2 4.2 -2.4 6.2 -3.4 7.1

Information

-5 17.4 -11 27.7 -32 34.6 -34 49.1

Financial activities

2 14.3 26 26.4 38 38.0 96 45.4

Professional and business services

33 47.5 114 83.9 210 122.1 498 146.2

Education and health services

27 38.5 172 61.7 326 75.8 590 95.6

Leisure and hospitality

26 50.5 75 89.7 232 117.7 421 132.0

Other services

-1 18.5 32 32.8 56 38.3 83 48.9

Government

-15 39.3 4 63.8 32 83.9 87 100.6

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