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 Feb.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017(p)
Feb.
2017(p)

Total private

99,989 101,372 101,618 101,831

Goods-producing

14,265 14,247 14,312 14,386

Mining and logging

508 468 473 479

Construction

5,054 5,123 5,166 5,207

Manufacturing

8,703 8,656 8,673 8,700

Durable goods

5,338 5,300 5,312 5,320

Nondurable goods

3,365 3,356 3,361 3,380

Private service-providing

85,724 87,125 87,306 87,445

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22,807 23,009 23,037 23,050

Wholesale trade

4,687.9 4,712.5 4,712.5 4,719.4

Retail trade

13,395.2 13,461.8 13,509.6 13,511.3

Transportation and warehousing

4,278.0 4,387.6 4,368.6 4,372.1

Utilities

445.9 447.4 446.5 446.9

Information

2,239 2,227 2,224 2,221

Financial activities

6,361 6,512 6,537 6,539

Professional and business services

16,303 16,697 16,751 16,797

Education and health services

19,657 20,069 20,098 20,156

Leisure and hospitality

13,649 13,886 13,925 13,944

Other services

4,708 4,725 4,734 4,738

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 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: March 10, 2017