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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-23. Employed persons in nonagricultural industries by sex and class of worker
[In thousands]
Industry and sex April 2021
Total
employed(1)
Wage and salary workers(2) Self-
employed
workers,
unincorporated
Total Private
industries
Government

TOTAL

Total, nonagricultural industries

148,964 139,929 119,289 20,640 8,960

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

591 580 580 0 12

Construction

11,171 9,534 9,196 338 1,627

Manufacturing

14,381 14,144 14,058 86 230

Durable goods

8,930 8,784 8,737 47 139

Nondurable goods

5,451 5,360 5,321 38 91

Wholesale and retail trade

19,426 18,524 18,451 74 890

Wholesale trade

3,419 3,254 3,246 7 160

Retail trade

16,007 15,271 15,205 66 730

Transportation and utilities

9,258 8,670 7,315 1,355 578

Transportation and warehousing

7,861 7,276 6,236 1,040 575

Utilities

1,397 1,394 1,079 315 -

Information

2,849 2,685 2,483 203 160

Financial activities

10,586 9,789 9,611 178 792

Finance and insurance

7,416 7,185 7,073 112 232

Real estate and rental and leasing

3,169 2,604 2,538 67 560

Professional and business services

18,718 16,756 16,428 328 1,944

Professional and technical services

12,543 11,498 11,301 197 1,037

Management, administrative, and waste services

6,175 5,258 5,127 130 906

Education and health services

35,261 34,192 23,791 10,401 1,064

Educational services

13,948 13,702 4,927 8,774 247

Health care and social assistance

21,313 20,490 18,864 1,627 817

Hospitals

7,330 7,308 6,539 769 23

Health services, except hospitals

10,768 10,350 9,961 389 414

Social assistance

3,215 2,833 2,364 469 379

Leisure and hospitality

12,285 11,658 11,376 282 627

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,632 2,233 2,017 216 399

Accommodation and food services

9,653 9,425 9,359 66 228

Other services

7,085 6,044 6,001 43 1,037

Other services, except private households

6,482 5,442 5,399 43 1,037

Private households

602 602 602 - -

Public administration

7,352 7,352 - 7,352 -

Men

Total, nonagricultural industries

78,377 73,134 64,466 8,669 5,222

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

522 510 510 0 12

Construction

9,987 8,463 8,152 311 1,524

Manufacturing

10,216 10,068 10,001 67 142

Durable goods

6,668 6,542 6,499 43 119

Nondurable goods

3,549 3,526 3,502 24 23

Wholesale and retail trade

10,613 10,157 10,115 43 453

Wholesale trade

2,440 2,325 2,318 7 115

Retail trade

8,172 7,832 7,796 35 338

Transportation and utilities

6,959 6,459 5,584 875 500

Transportation and warehousing

5,874 5,378 4,759 619 497

Utilities

1,084 1,081 825 256 -

Information

1,732 1,637 1,593 44 95

Financial activities

4,982 4,586 4,505 81 392

Finance and insurance

3,344 3,187 3,140 47 157

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,638 1,398 1,365 33 235

Professional and business services

10,833 9,694 9,511 183 1,135

Professional and technical services

7,226 6,625 6,510 115 597

Management, administrative, and waste services

3,607 3,069 3,001 68 538

Education and health services

9,121 8,911 5,941 2,970 208

Educational services

4,392 4,334 1,777 2,557 58

Health care and social assistance

4,729 4,577 4,164 413 151

Hospitals

1,811 1,803 1,594 209 8

Health services, except hospitals

2,398 2,296 2,184 112 100

Social assistance

520 478 386 91 43

Leisure and hospitality

6,035 5,693 5,546 148 341

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,448 1,244 1,125 119 204

Accommodation and food services

4,587 4,449 4,421 29 138

Other services

3,454 3,032 3,008 24 422

Other services, except private households

3,402 2,980 2,956 24 422

Private households

53 53 53 - -

Public administration

3,924 3,924 - 3,924 -

Women

Total, nonagricultural industries

70,587 66,794 54,823 11,971 3,738

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

70 70 70 0 0

Construction

1,184 1,071 1,044 27 103

Manufacturing

4,165 4,076 4,057 19 88

Durable goods

2,262 2,242 2,238 4 20

Nondurable goods

1,902 1,834 1,819 14 69

Wholesale and retail trade

8,813 8,367 8,336 31 438

Wholesale trade

979 928 928 0 46

Retail trade

7,834 7,439 7,408 31 392

Transportation and utilities

2,300 2,211 1,731 481 78

Transportation and warehousing

1,987 1,899 1,477 422 78

Utilities

313 313 254 59 -

Information

1,117 1,049 890 159 65

Financial activities

5,604 5,203 5,106 98 400

Finance and insurance

4,072 3,998 3,933 64 75

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,531 1,206 1,172 34 325

Professional and business services

7,886 7,062 6,918 145 809

Professional and technical services

5,317 4,873 4,791 82 441

Management, administrative, and waste services

2,569 2,189 2,126 63 369

Education and health services

26,140 25,280 17,849 7,431 855

Educational services

9,556 9,367 3,150 6,217 189

Health care and social assistance

16,584 15,913 14,699 1,214 666

Hospitals

5,520 5,505 4,945 559 15

Health services, except hospitals

8,370 8,053 7,776 277 314

Social assistance

2,695 2,356 1,978 378 337

Leisure and hospitality

6,250 5,965 5,831 134 286

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,184 989 892 97 196

Accommodation and food services

5,066 4,976 4,939 37 90

Other services

3,631 3,012 2,993 19 615

Other services, except private households

3,081 2,462 2,443 19 615

Private households

550 550 550 - -

Public administration

3,429 3,429 - 3,429 -

Footnotes
(1) Includes unpaid family workers, not shown separately.
(2) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000). 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.

 

Last Modified Date: May 07, 2021