Employment by industry, monthly changes, with confidence intervals

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Employment change by industry with confidence intervals, October 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

250 114.6 654 210.5 1,295 265.7 2,516 308.7

Total private

246 106.9 634 198.7 1,223 248.9 2,450 288.4

Goods-producing

67 35.8 158 67.2 291 85.6 691 97.9

Service providing

183 106.8 496 199.2 1,004 252.3 1,825 292.6

Mining and logging

5 6.0 16 13.3 26 18.4 65 21.6

Construction

30 26.4 81 52.0 138 68.7 330 72.5

Manufacturing

32 20.5 61 38.8 127 49.3 296 58.7

Wholesale trade

9.1 13.7 33.0 26.4 65.0 36.2 93.9 45.9

Retail trade

2.4 22.7 -20.9 48.2 -31.6 76.4 36.6 81.3

Transportation and warehousing

24.8 19.4 68.7 39.1 107.7 53.2 183.7 55.0

Utilities

1.2 2.3 2.2 5.5 -2.9 8.5 -1.7 9.7

Information

7 17.1 -1 32.7 1 39.3 -15 54.8

Financial activities

7 14.7 31 28.5 58 40.8 115 47.8

Professional and business services

35 49.2 135 95.0 270 130.2 516 156.3

Education and health services

44 40.3 137 68.6 282 81.9 499 101.1

Leisure and hospitality

42 52.9 72 100.5 148 115.7 254 129.9

Other services

7 19.4 19 34.9 35 39.2 78 47.7

Government

4 41.2 20 69.5 72 93.0 66 110.1

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