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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 Apr.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015(p)
Apr.
2015(p)

Total private

96,322 98,262 98,334 98,446

Goods-producing

13,807 14,108 14,084 14,102

Mining and logging

653 654 645 633

Construction

4,620 4,780 4,766 4,809

Manufacturing

8,534 8,674 8,673 8,660

Durable goods

5,260 5,372 5,372 5,364

Nondurable goods

3,274 3,302 3,301 3,296

Private service-providing

82,515 84,154 84,250 84,344

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22,199 22,539 22,578 22,568

Wholesale trade

4,699.4 4,756.4 4,753.7 4,748.7

Retail trade

13,079.9 13,237.7 13,273.4 13,263.2

Transportation and warehousing

3,974.7 4,094.7 4,100.9 4,105.2

Utilities

445.0 449.9 450.2 451.0

Information

2,212 2,253 2,253 2,255

Financial activities

6,129 6,232 6,240 6,244

Professional and business services

15,687 16,074 16,082 16,123

Education and health services

18,751 19,151 19,178 19,226

Leisure and hospitality

12,897 13,225 13,235 13,244

Other services

4,640 4,680 4,684 4,684

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 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: May 08, 2015
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