Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Employment by industry, monthly changes, with confidence intervals

Charts related to the latest "The Employment Situation" news release   |   More chart packages

  • 1-month
  • 3-month
  • 6-month
  • 12-month
Employment change by industry with confidence intervals, December 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

145 107.4 553 185.5 1,131 248.5 2,108 301.0

Total private

139 99.9 546 174.2 1,014 233.9 1,947 283.7

Goods-producing

-1 33.8 22 59.2 33 78.3 176 103.9

Service providing

146 101.0 531 175.8 1,098 236.5 1,932 282.0

Mining and logging

-9 5.5 -15 11.1 -25 17.5 -21 23.2

Construction

20 25.6 36 46.3 49 62.6 151 80.5

Manufacturing

-12 19.7 1 34.1 9 44.1 46 59.3

Wholesale trade

8.3 12.9 16.5 23.6 29.1 41.8 61.9 57.2

Retail trade

41.2 21.6 58.0 36.9 66.7 66.5 8.5 76.7

Transportation and warehousing

-10.4 17.3 4.3 28.1 4.5 44.4 57.1 53.2

Utilities

0.8 2.1 0.6 4.2 -2.4 6.2 -2.4 7.1

Information

3 17.4 11 27.7 11 34.6 12 49.1

Financial activities

6 14.3 36 26.4 78 38.0 122 45.4

Professional and business services

10 47.5 98 83.9 200 122.1 397 146.2

Education and health services

36 38.5 139 61.7 335 75.8 647 95.6

Leisure and hospitality

40 50.5 148 89.7 239 117.7 388 132.0

Other services

5 18.5 13 32.8 20 38.3 80 48.9

Government

6 39.3 7 63.8 117 83.9 161 100.6

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