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Employment by industry, monthly changes, with confidence intervals

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Employment change by industry with confidence intervals, September 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

194 112.3 1,651 183.2 3,496 252.7 5,688 316.8

Total private

317 105.6 1,465 173.1 3,054 237.3 5,561 296.0

Goods-producing

52 30.4 163 48.9 180 69.6 569 102.6

Service providing

142 108.3 1,488 176.6 3,316 243.3 5,119 299.6

Mining and logging

4 5.5 15 11.6 34 20.2 55 25.6

Construction

22 22.2 34 35.9 -1 52.7 191 77.5

Manufacturing

26 19.4 114 30.3 147 39.7 323 62.5

Wholesale trade

16.9 13.5 28.7 34.1 77.8 51.7 157.4 67.6

Retail trade

56.1 20.7 46.2 32.9 173.0 58.4 382.3 69.7

Transportation and warehousing

47.3 13.3 157.9 21.4 141.6 34.6 378.3 46.9

Utilities

-0.5 2.0 -1.0 3.5 -2.2 5.6 -4.0 8.0

Information

32 17.9 80 54.1 123 81.4 147 87.8

Financial activities

2 14.4 44 22.6 63 35.0 138 48.5

Professional and business services

60 48.7 236 71.8 277 90.8 1,029 122.1

Education and health services

-7 46.0 128 67.1 269 76.3 513 97.4

Leisure and hospitality

74 56.8 520 92.4 1,564 138.0 1,964 159.6

Other services

-16 23.4 62 34.3 188 43.1 287 58.2

Government

-123 38.1 186 60.1 442 86.9 127 112.8

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