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Employment by industry, monthly changes, with confidence intervals

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Employment change by industry with confidence intervals, March 2020, 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

-701 108.9 -212 173.2 418 244.7 1,504 304.4

Total private

-713 102.2 -292 163.0 309 229.7 1,273 285.5

Goods-producing

-54 31.1 16 50.4 46 69.3 141 99.2

Service providing

-647 104.5 -228 166.0 372 234.7 1,363 286.8

Mining and logging

-7 6.0 -7 12.2 -23 20.3 -33 26.3

Construction

-29 22.5 50 36.5 81 52.2 162 74.7

Manufacturing

-18 19.0 -27 30.6 -12 40.0 12 59.5

Wholesale trade

0.9 12.5 3.3 27.2 23.3 45.1 56.2 62.0

Retail trade

-46.2 20.6 -48.2 32.2 1.2 55.8 -18.9 68.7

Transportation and warehousing

-4.9 14.9 16.5 23.2 43.8 35.5 80.8 47.1

Utilities

0.8 2.0 0.0 3.5 0.4 5.8 -2.7 7.5

Information

2 16.8 16 38.1 33 55.2 48 63.0

Financial activities

-1 13.9 39 22.4 82 33.2 146 45.6

Professional and business services

-52 47.3 4 72.8 105 108.1 331 136.7

Education and health services

-76 42.3 58 61.5 200 72.4 542 94.1

Leisure and hospitality

-459 54.8 -391 88.6 -238 126.3 -101 144.7

Other services

-24 20.8 -6 32.2 12 39.5 50 51.8

Government

12 37.7 80 58.6 109 84.5 231 105.6

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