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

Total private

96,516 98,374 98,501 98,744

Goods-producing

13,807 14,086 14,101 14,122

Mining and logging

653 644 632 619

Construction

4,615 4,761 4,797 4,816

Manufacturing

8,539 8,681 8,672 8,687

Durable goods

5,270 5,379 5,374 5,386

Nondurable goods

3,269 3,302 3,298 3,301

Private service-providing

82,709 84,288 84,400 84,622

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22,225 22,579 22,566 22,599

Wholesale trade

4,701.5 4,748.3 4,743.1 4,733.5

Retail trade

13,088.2 13,277.2 13,265.8 13,295.6

Transportation and warehousing

3,990.5 4,102.9 4,106.7 4,118.5

Utilities

445.1 450.4 450.7 451.5

Information

2,205 2,252 2,257 2,254

Financial activities

6,137 6,245 6,251 6,257

Professional and business services

15,735 16,085 16,141 16,194

Education and health services

18,804 19,185 19,232 19,295

Leisure and hospitality

12,959 13,257 13,267 13,330

Other services

4,644 4,685 4,686 4,693

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: June 05, 2015
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