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 Oct.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018(p)
Oct.
2018(p)

Total private

102,980 104,624 104,720 104,942

Goods-producing

14,497 14,899 14,919 14,986

Mining and logging

505 556 556 566

Construction

5,220 5,409 5,419 5,437

Manufacturing

8,772 8,934 8,944 8,983

Durable goods

5,332 5,482 5,494 5,524

Nondurable goods

3,440 3,452 3,450 3,459

Private service-providing

88,483 89,725 89,801 89,956

Trade, transportation, and utilities

23,262 23,522 23,532 23,548

Wholesale trade

4,749.7 4,813.6 4,819.8 4,824.5

Retail trade

13,526.8 13,602.3 13,587.6 13,576.3

Transportation and warehousing

4,539.6 4,664.7 4,682.2 4,703.6

Utilities

445.5 441.5 442.0 443.5

Information

2,243 2,230 2,222 2,231

Financial activities

6,608 6,654 6,671 6,682

Professional and business services

16,846 17,208 17,238 17,280

Education and health services

20,474 20,855 20,877 20,914

Leisure and hospitality

14,245 14,394 14,393 14,425

Other services

4,805 4,862 4,868 4,876

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 2017 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: November 02, 2018