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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 Apr.
2020
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021(p)
Apr.
2021(p)

Total private

87,038 99,221 99,753 99,700

Goods-producing

12,935 14,330 14,475 14,378

Mining and logging

433 433 443 445

Construction

4,726 5,413 5,518 5,466

Manufacturing

7,776 8,484 8,514 8,467

Durable goods

4,656 5,159 5,182 5,143

Nondurable goods

3,120 3,325 3,332 3,324

Private service-providing

74,103 84,891 85,278 85,322

Trade, transportation, and utilities

20,550 22,896 22,953 22,820

Wholesale trade

4,346.3 4,479.7 4,503.0 4,495.9

Retail trade

11,232.0 12,988.4 12,989.0 12,952.4

Transportation and warehousing

4,537.4 5,000.1 5,032.6 4,940.9

Utilities

434.2 428.1 428.5 430.3

Information

2,091 2,122 2,130 2,133

Financial activities

6,589 6,648 6,650 6,651

Professional and business services

15,158 16,731 16,751 16,610

Education and health services

18,970 20,385 20,477 20,482

Leisure and hospitality

7,121 11,643 11,826 12,105

Other services

3,624 4,466 4,491 4,521

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: May 07, 2021