Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting: NAICS 11
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About the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting sector
The agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector is part of the natural resources and mining supersector.
The Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in growing crops, raising animals, harvesting timber, and harvesting fish and other animals from a farm, ranch, or their natural habitats.
The establishments in this sector are often described as farms, ranches, dairies, greenhouses, nurseries, orchards, or hatcheries. A farm may consist of a single tract of land or a number of separate tracts which may be held under different tenures. For example, one tract may be owned by the farm operator and another rented. It may be operated by the operator alone or with the assistance of members of the household or hired employees, or it may be operated by a partnership, corporation, or other type of organization. When a landowner has one or more tenants, renters, croppers, or managers, the land operated by each is considered a farm.
North American Industry Classification System
The agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector consists of these subsectors:
This section provides information relating to employment and unemployment in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting. While most data are obtained from employer or establishment surveys, information on industry unemployment comes from a national survey of households. The following tables present an overview of the industry including the unemployment rate of those previously employed in the industry, data for occupations common to the industry, and projections of occupational employment change.
(Source: Current Population Survey
Employment by Occupation
For projected (future) employment estimates, see the National Employment Matrix, which includes employment estimates by industry and occupation for agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting.
Recent hourly and annual earnings for occupations commonly found in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting.
Earnings by Occupation
Work-related Fatalities, Injuries, and Illnesses
This section presents data for the industry on the number of workplace fatalities and the rates of workplace injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting. An injury or illness is considered to be work-related if an event or exposure in the work environment either caused or contributed to the resulting condition or significantly aggravated a pre-existing condition.
(Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities)
This section provides industry-specific pricing information. The import price index reflects the percentage change in prices paid to foreign producers for their goods and services within the U.S., while the export price index measures the percentage change in prices received by U.S. producers for goods and services sold outside the U.S.
(Source: International Price Program)
This section presents data on the number of establishments in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting.
(Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages)
Data extracted on: October 15, 2021