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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.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015(p)
Feb.
2015(p)

Total private

95,860 97,923 98,086 98,339

Goods-producing

13,721 14,051 14,102 14,138

Mining and logging

645 669 664 660

Construction

4,564 4,719 4,760 4,792

Manufacturing

8,512 8,663 8,678 8,686

Durable goods

5,241 5,361 5,372 5,382

Nondurable goods

3,271 3,302 3,306 3,304

Private service-providing

82,139 83,872 83,984 84,201

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22,108 22,478 22,499 22,571

Wholesale trade

4,674.0 4,740.9 4,749.2 4,760.5

Retail trade

13,039.8 13,186.9 13,200.8 13,240.0

Transportation and warehousing

3,949.2 4,100.2 4,099.3 4,120.4

Utilities

444.9 450.0 449.8 449.6

Information

2,203 2,245 2,250 2,256

Financial activities

6,114 6,213 6,227 6,234

Professional and business services

15,602 16,025 16,039 16,063

Education and health services

18,688 19,069 19,105 19,152

Leisure and hospitality

12,813 13,172 13,189 13,247

Other services

4,611 4,670 4,675 4,678

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: March 06, 2015
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