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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-21. Employed persons by industry and occupation
[In thousands]
Industry April 2021
Total
em-
ployed
Management,
professional,
and related
occupations
Service
occupations
Sales and office
occupations
Natural resources,
construction, and
maintenance occupations
Production, trans-
portation, and
material moving
occupations
Manage-
ment,
business,
and
financial
opera-
tions
occupa-
tions
Profes-
sional
and
related
occupa-
tions
Protec-
tive
service
occupa-
tions
Service
occupa-
tions,
except
protec-
tive
Sales
and
related
occupa-
tions
Office
and
adminis-
trative
support
occupa-
tions
Farming,
fishing,
and
forestry
occupa-
tions
Construc-
tion
and
extrac-
tion
occupa-
tions
Instal-
lation,
mainte-
nance,
and
repair
occupa-
tions
Produc-
tion
occupa-
tions
Transpor-
tation
and
material
moving
occupa-
tions

Agriculture, forestry,
fishing, and hunting

2,196 862 60 4 67 11 78 964 12 45 17 75

Mining, quarrying, and
oil and gas extraction

591 118 116 4 8 10 28 0 162 52 54 39

Construction

11,171 2,332 281 14 30 110 579 1 6,803 636 135 249

Manufacturing

14,381 2,721 2,186 32 249 562 1,053 16 266 693 5,446 1,159

Durable goods

8,930 1,653 1,615 14 102 334 636 3 217 445 3,306 605

Nondurable goods

5,451 1,068 571 18 147 228 417 12 49 248 2,140 554

Wholesale and retail trade

19,426 1,698 1,370 51 615 8,717 2,079 60 111 719 591 3,415

Wholesale trade

3,419 570 266 10 43 1,144 391 42 17 179 116 642

Retail trade

16,007 1,128 1,104 42 572 7,573 1,688 18 94 540 475 2,773

Transportation and utilities

9,258 1,044 408 57 136 127 2,064 0 201 532 370 4,319

Information

2,849 656 1,297 10 30 190 366 0 10 222 35 33

Financial activities

10,586 4,617 993 60 225 2,442 1,922 0 57 147 42 80

Professional and business services

18,718 5,409 6,200 595 2,872 564 1,952 2 119 250 247 510

Education and health services

35,261 3,837 19,931 234 6,853 114 3,424 16 57 272 126 397

Leisure and hospitality

12,285 2,061 829 172 7,190 830 632 9 27 89 141 304

Other services

7,085 773 985 26 2,479 364 534 4 14 1,139 423 343

Other services, except private households

6,482 770 980 26 1,904 363 530 4 14 1,139 419 333

Private households

602 3 5 0 575 1 3 0 0 0 4 10

Public administration

7,352 1,498 1,980 1,774 417 15 1,225 19 95 150 62 117

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Effective with January 2020 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2018 Census occupational classification system, derived from the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). Effective with January 2020 data, industries reflect the introduction of the 2017 Census industry classification system, derived from the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2020 are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

 

Last Modified Date: May 07, 2021