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August 11, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment changes by industry in July 2009

1-month change in payroll employment by industry, May 2009July 2009
2009
May June July

Mining and logging

-9000 -6000 0

Construction

-57000 -86000 -76000

Manufacturing

-146000 -131000 -52000

Trade, transportation, and utilities

-63000 -45000 -87000

Information

-26000 -18000 -16000

Financial activities

-27000 -29000 -13000

Professional and business services

-27000 -106000 -38000

Education and health services

40000 37000 17000

Leisure and hospitality

27000 -18000 9000

Other services

-4000 7000 2000

Government

-11000 -48000 7000
Data for the most recent two months are preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Employment changes by industry in July 2009.

 

 

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