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

Total private

96,056 98,040 98,266 98,359

Goods-producing

13,754 14,083 14,113 14,101

Mining and logging

648 662 657 651

Construction

4,582 4,747 4,778 4,769

Manufacturing

8,524 8,674 8,678 8,681

Durable goods

5,250 5,368 5,374 5,377

Nondurable goods

3,274 3,306 3,304 3,304

Private service-providing

82,302 83,957 84,153 84,258

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22,142 22,493 22,551 22,586

Wholesale trade

4,676.1 4,745.0 4,754.4 4,749.3

Retail trade

13,056.5 13,208.4 13,251.8 13,287.4

Transportation and warehousing

3,963.2 4,090.3 4,095.4 4,100.8

Utilities

446.2 449.5 449.3 448.8

Information

2,207 2,250 2,254 2,254

Financial activities

6,115 6,226 6,231 6,238

Professional and business services

15,641 16,035 16,052 16,061

Education and health services

18,719 19,095 19,145 19,172

Leisure and hospitality

12,850 13,182 13,240 13,264

Other services

4,628 4,676 4,680 4,683

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: April 03, 2015
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