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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.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)
Mar.
2016(p)

Total private

98,154 99,910 100,095 100,250

Goods-producing

14,087 14,209 14,193 14,197

Mining and logging

630 541 525 511

Construction

4,784 4,981 5,000 5,028

Manufacturing

8,673 8,687 8,668 8,658

Durable goods

5,350 5,336 5,323 5,319

Nondurable goods

3,323 3,351 3,345 3,339

Private service-providing

84,067 85,701 85,902 86,053

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22,585 22,841 22,907 22,946

Wholesale trade

4,717.3 4,737.2 4,737.2 4,735.2

Retail trade

13,257.4 13,444.2 13,505.1 13,547.8

Transportation and warehousing

4,163.8 4,207.4 4,211.6 4,209.8

Utilities

446.9 451.8 452.7 452.8

Information

2,214 2,228 2,240 2,241

Financial activities

6,240 6,350 6,357 6,372

Professional and business services

15,997 16,402 16,405 16,422

Education and health services

19,151 19,662 19,731 19,766

Leisure and hospitality

13,212 13,516 13,551 13,599

Other services

4,668 4,702 4,711 4,707

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 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: April 01, 2016
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