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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
16. Employed persons in nonagricultural industries by sex and class of worker
[In thousands]
Industry and sex 2021
Total
employed
Wage and salary workers(1) Self-
employed
workers,
unincor-
porated
Unpaid
family
workers
Total Private
industries
Government

TOTAL

Total, nonagricultural industries

150,290 140,993 120,333 20,661 9,230 67

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

603 590 586 4 13 0

Construction

11,271 9,560 9,165 395 1,704 7

Manufacturing

14,718 14,439 14,319 120 272 7

Durable goods

9,349 9,185 9,094 91 158 6

Nondurable goods

5,369 5,254 5,225 29 114 1

Wholesale and retail trade

19,623 18,759 18,667 92 853 12

Wholesale trade

3,451 3,307 3,292 15 142 2

Retail trade

16,172 15,452 15,375 77 710 10

Transportation and utilities

9,377 8,768 7,412 1,357 601 8

Transportation and warehousing

8,017 7,416 6,407 1,009 593 8

Utilities

1,360 1,352 1,004 348 - -

Information

2,721 2,565 2,399 165 154 2

Financial activities

10,725 9,913 9,716 197 808 4

Finance and insurance

7,497 7,231 7,111 120 266 0

Real estate and rental and leasing

3,229 2,682 2,606 77 542 4

Professional and business services

19,295 17,218 16,784 434 2,065 12

Professional and technical services

12,877 11,778 11,539 239 1,094 5

Management, administrative, and waste services

6,418 5,440 5,244 196 970 7

Education and health services

34,725 33,664 23,552 10,112 1,057 4

Educational services

13,521 13,302 4,755 8,546 219 1

Health care and social assistance

21,204 20,362 18,797 1,565 838 3

Hospitals

7,364 7,346 6,569 777 18 0

Health services, except hospitals

10,696 10,257 9,901 356 437 2

Social assistance

3,144 2,759 2,327 432 383 2

Leisure and hospitality

12,635 11,981 11,643 338 652 2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,896 2,453 2,168 285 442 0

Accommodation and food services

9,739 9,528 9,475 53 209 2

Other services

7,186 6,126 6,089 37 1,052 8

Other services, except private households

6,527 5,467 5,430 37 1,052 8

Private households

659 659 659 - - -

Public administration

7,410 7,410 - 7,410 - -

Men

Total, nonagricultural industries

79,180 73,745 64,911 8,834 5,409 26

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

510 499 498 2 11 0

Construction

10,030 8,445 8,090 355 1,583 2

Manufacturing

10,416 10,231 10,142 90 180 5

Durable goods

6,992 6,864 6,791 73 124 5

Nondurable goods

3,424 3,368 3,351 17 56 0

Wholesale and retail trade

10,727 10,288 10,238 50 435 4

Wholesale trade

2,423 2,321 2,308 14 101 0

Retail trade

8,304 7,967 7,930 37 334 4

Transportation and utilities

7,052 6,541 5,661 880 508 3

Transportation and warehousing

6,007 5,502 4,887 615 501 3

Utilities

1,046 1,039 774 265 - -

Information

1,652 1,555 1,510 45 97 0

Financial activities

5,137 4,687 4,593 94 448 2

Finance and insurance

3,495 3,303 3,257 47 192 0

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,642 1,384 1,336 48 257 2

Professional and business services

11,082 9,934 9,669 264 1,145 3

Professional and technical services

7,333 6,751 6,600 151 580 1

Management, administrative, and waste services

3,749 3,182 3,069 113 565 1

Education and health services

8,929 8,709 5,837 2,872 219 1

Educational services

4,172 4,114 1,661 2,453 58 0

Health care and social assistance

4,757 4,595 4,176 419 161 1

Hospitals

1,843 1,836 1,611 226 7 0

Health services, except hospitals

2,412 2,288 2,185 104 123 1

Social assistance

501 470 380 90 31 1

Leisure and hospitality

6,206 5,853 5,672 181 351 2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,575 1,340 1,180 160 235 0

Accommodation and food services

4,631 4,513 4,492 21 116 2

Other services

3,457 3,020 3,003 18 432 5

Other services, except private households

3,375 2,939 2,921 18 432 5

Private households

81 81 81 - - -

Public administration

3,982 3,982 - 3,982 - -

Women

Total, nonagricultural industries

71,109 67,248 55,422 11,827 3,821 40

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

93 91 89 2 2 0

Construction

1,241 1,115 1,075 40 122 5

Manufacturing

4,302 4,208 4,178 30 92 2

Durable goods

2,357 2,322 2,303 18 34 1

Nondurable goods

1,945 1,886 1,874 12 58 1

Wholesale and retail trade

8,896 8,471 8,429 42 418 8

Wholesale trade

1,029 986 984 1 41 2

Retail trade

7,868 7,485 7,445 40 377 6

Transportation and utilities

2,325 2,227 1,751 476 92 5

Transportation and warehousing

2,011 1,914 1,521 393 92 5

Utilities

314 314 231 83 - -

Information

1,069 1,010 889 120 57 2

Financial activities

5,588 5,226 5,123 103 359 3

Finance and insurance

4,002 3,928 3,854 74 74 0

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,586 1,298 1,269 29 286 3

Professional and business services

8,213 7,285 7,114 170 919 9

Professional and technical services

5,544 5,027 4,939 88 514 3

Management, administrative, and waste services

2,669 2,257 2,175 82 406 6

Education and health services

25,796 24,955 17,716 7,240 838 3

Educational services

9,349 9,188 3,094 6,094 160 1

Health care and social assistance

16,446 15,767 14,621 1,146 677 2

Hospitals

5,521 5,509 4,958 552 11 0

Health services, except hospitals

8,283 7,969 7,716 252 314 1

Social assistance

2,642 2,289 1,947 342 352 1

Leisure and hospitality

6,429 6,128 5,971 157 300 0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,320 1,113 988 125 207 0

Accommodation and food services

5,108 5,015 4,982 33 93 0

Other services

3,729 3,105 3,086 19 621 3

Other services, except private households

3,152 2,528 2,509 19 621 3

Private households

577 577 577 - - -

Public administration

3,428 3,428 - 3,428 - -

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 50,000).

 

Last Modified Date: January 20, 2022