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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 Feb.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020(p)
Feb.
2020(p)

Total private

105,109 106,300 106,501 106,668

Goods-producing

15,082 15,119 15,139 15,195

Mining and logging

552 516 513 519

Construction

5,530 5,623 5,663 5,692

Manufacturing

9,000 8,980 8,963 8,984

Durable goods

5,565 5,539 5,530 5,547

Nondurable goods

3,435 3,441 3,433 3,437

Private service-providing

90,027 91,181 91,362 91,473

Trade, transportation, and utilities

23,432 23,494 23,526 23,535

Wholesale trade

4,734.7 4,750.2 4,750.3 4,749.5

Retail trade

13,384.6 13,347.3 13,367.2 13,380.4

Transportation and warehousing

4,874.0 4,957.1 4,970.0 4,966.6

Utilities

439.1 438.9 438.9 438.6

Information

2,291 2,314 2,323 2,329

Financial activities

6,731 6,812 6,825 6,835

Professional and business services

17,251 17,444 17,468 17,501

Education and health services

21,001 21,491 21,548 21,583

Leisure and hospitality

14,474 14,736 14,773 14,795

Other services

4,847 4,890 4,899 4,895

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: March 06, 2020