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Table B-6. Employment of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-6. Employment of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)
[In thousands]
Industry Jan.
2020
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020(p)
Jan.
2021(p)

Total private

106,444 98,926 98,729 98,624

Goods-producing

15,084 14,301 14,385 14,357

Mining and logging

496 428 431 437

Construction

5,672 5,432 5,474 5,442

Manufacturing

8,916 8,441 8,480 8,478

Durable goods

5,488 5,137 5,158 5,152

Nondurable goods

3,428 3,304 3,322 3,326

Private service-providing

91,360 84,625 84,344 84,267

Trade, transportation, and utilities

23,555 22,859 22,985 22,931

Wholesale trade

4,723.8 4,447.2 4,454.1 4,479.5

Retail trade

13,312.5 12,920.5 13,049.6 13,041.8

Transportation and warehousing

5,079.2 5,063.2 5,055.5 4,981.6

Utilities

439.5 427.9 425.8 428.4

Information

2,334 2,084 2,089 2,117

Financial activities

6,848 6,671 6,665 6,654

Professional and business services

17,390 16,414 16,535 16,607

Education and health services

21,528 20,381 20,368 20,352

Leisure and hospitality

14,804 11,753 11,251 11,161

Other services

4,901 4,463 4,451 4,445

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2020 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: February 05, 2021