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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 Aug.
2019
June
2020
July
2020(p)
Aug.
2020(p)

Total private

105,731 94,385 95,796 96,734

Goods-producing

15,098 14,098 14,138 14,174

Mining and logging

535 436 429 432

Construction

5,595 5,292 5,296 5,324

Manufacturing

8,968 8,370 8,413 8,418

Durable goods

5,552 5,112 5,142 5,134

Nondurable goods

3,416 3,258 3,271 3,284

Private service-providing

90,633 80,287 81,658 82,560

Trade, transportation, and utilities

23,420 21,745 21,970 22,303

Wholesale trade

4,738.7 4,447.9 4,436.5 4,456.6

Retail trade

13,320.5 12,393.7 12,593.2 12,826.6

Transportation and warehousing

4,919.6 4,476.5 4,512.9 4,592.3

Utilities

440.7 426.4 427.7 427.1

Information

2,306 2,032 2,042 2,041

Financial activities

6,781 6,571 6,566 6,581

Professional and business services

17,365 15,717 15,879 16,085

Education and health services

21,314 19,868 20,102 20,234

Leisure and hospitality

14,558 10,154 10,765 10,934

Other services

4,889 4,200 4,334 4,382

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 2019 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: September 04, 2020