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Employment by industry, monthly changes, with confidence intervals

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Employment change by industry with confidence intervals, April 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

266 112.3 1,572 183.2 1,763 252.7 14,147 316.8

Total private

218 105.6 1,548 173.1 1,755 237.3 14,382 296.0

Goods-producing

-16 30.4 130 48.9 273 69.6 1,780 102.6

Service providing

282 108.3 1,442 176.6 1,490 243.3 12,367 299.6

Mining and logging

2 5.5 19 11.6 21 20.2 -7 25.6

Construction

0 22.2 40 35.9 123 52.7 917 77.5

Manufacturing

-18 19.4 71 30.3 129 39.7 870 62.5

Wholesale trade

7.8 13.5 36.1 34.1 79.9 51.7 181.5 67.6

Retail trade

-15.3 20.7 31.9 32.9 78.4 58.4 1,974.9 69.7

Transportation and warehousing

-74.1 13.3 7.1 21.4 93.4 34.6 432.6 46.9

Utilities

0.4 2.0 1.0 3.5 0.3 5.6 -3.1 8.0

Information

1 17.9 15 54.1 37 81.4 54 87.8

Financial activities

19 14.4 31 22.6 66 35.0 216 48.5

Professional and business services

-79 48.7 81 71.8 425 90.8 1,639 122.1

Education and health services

-1 46.0 160 67.1 160 76.3 1,673 97.4

Leisure and hospitality

331 56.8 950 92.4 445 138.0 5,376 159.6

Other services

44 23.4 105 34.3 97 43.1 1,058 58.2

Government

48 38.1 24 60.1 8 86.9 -235 112.8

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