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.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017(p)
Oct.
2017(p)

Total private

100,987 102,489 102,493 102,727

Goods-producing

14,150 14,422 14,436 14,451

Mining and logging

455 515 518 513

Construction

5,061 5,172 5,178 5,175

Manufacturing

8,634 8,735 8,740 8,763

Durable goods

5,281 5,334 5,336 5,356

Nondurable goods

3,353 3,401 3,404 3,407

Private service-providing

86,837 88,067 88,057 88,276

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22,963 23,087 23,142 23,163

Wholesale trade

4,711.5 4,751.6 4,757.2 4,765.5

Retail trade

13,465.4 13,474.6 13,497.9 13,495.5

Transportation and warehousing

4,337.8 4,416.5 4,441.3 4,457.0

Utilities

448.0 444.5 445.3 444.9

Information

2,243 2,193 2,186 2,189

Financial activities

6,470 6,587 6,595 6,600

Professional and business services

16,632 16,978 16,986 17,026

Education and health services

19,989 20,386 20,398 20,429

Leisure and hospitality

13,812 14,061 13,971 14,085

Other services

4,728 4,775 4,779 4,784

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: November 03, 2017