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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 Oct.
2019
Aug.
2020
Sept.
2020(p)
Oct.
2020(p)

Total private

105,992 96,780 97,580 98,436

Goods-producing

15,086 14,174 14,219 14,334

Mining and logging

535 439 437 435

Construction

5,620 5,321 5,340 5,431

Manufacturing

8,931 8,414 8,442 8,468

Durable goods

5,502 5,134 5,153 5,165

Nondurable goods

3,429 3,280 3,289 3,303

Private service-providing

90,906 82,606 83,361 84,102

Trade, transportation, and utilities

23,459 22,323 22,420 22,601

Wholesale trade

4,742.5 4,457.9 4,469.3 4,483.2

Retail trade

13,351.3 12,838.7 12,874.9 12,955.7

Transportation and warehousing

4,927.5 4,599.2 4,647.2 4,733.6

Utilities

437.2 426.9 428.3 428.8

Information

2,301 2,047 2,080 2,084

Financial activities

6,803 6,581 6,602 6,616

Professional and business services

17,408 16,068 16,202 16,400

Education and health services

21,396 20,280 20,329 20,377

Leisure and hospitality

14,654 10,917 11,286 11,535

Other services

4,885 4,390 4,442 4,489

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: November 06, 2020