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Nonfarm Employment in the New England States

Table A. Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment in the United States and New England states, seasonally adjusted (Numbers in thousands)
State and area March March Net Change Mar. 2010 Percent Change Mar. 2010
2010 2011 to Mar. 2011 to Mar. 2011

United States

129,438 130,757 1,319 1.0

Connecticut

1,596.7 1,617.2 21 1.3

Maine

593.3 594.8 2* 0.3

Massachusetts

3,178.9 3,208.5 30 0.9

New Hampshire

622.4 626.9 5* 0.7

Rhode Island

458.3 460.4 2* 0.5

Vermont

296.5 304.4 8 2.7
*=Indicates change not statistically significant

Table 1. Employees on United States nonfarm payrolls by industry, seasonally adjusted (Numbers in thousands)
Industry March 2010 March 2011 Net Change Mar. 2010 to Mar. 2011 Percent Change Mar. 2010 to Mar. 2011

Total

129,438 130,757 1,319 -1.0

Mining and logging

680 759 79 11.6

Construction

5,550 5,522 -28 -0.5

Manufacturing

11,471 11,675 204 1.8

Trade, transportation and utilities

24,559 24,791 232 0.9

Information

2,718 2,683 -35 -1.3

Financial activities

7,643 7,611 -32 -0.4

Professional and business services

16,546 17,066 520 3.1

Education and health services

19,455 19,865 410 2.1

Leisure and hospitality

12,963 13,171 208 1.6

Other services

5,331 5,439 108 2.0

Government

22,522 22,175 -347 -1.5


Table 2. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry, states in New England, seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
Area and Industry
2010 2011 Change from
Mar. Mar. Mar. 2010 to
Mar. 2011
Number Percent
Connecticut

Total

1,596.7 1,617.2 20.5 1.3

Construction

49.8 50.9 1.1 2.2

Manufacturing

165.2 166.2 1.0 0.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

288.2 288.3 0.1 0.0

Information

31.8 31.4 -0.4 -1.3

Financial activities

134.9 135.6 0.7 0.5

Professional and business services

186.4 195.3 8.9 4.8

Education and health services

304.3 311.4 7.1 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

131.6 133.1 1.5 1.1

Other services

60.3 60.4 0.1 0.2

Government

243.7 244.2 0.5 0.2
Maine

Total

593.3 594.8 1.5 0.3

Mining and logging

2.5 2.5 0.0 0.0

Construction

24.2 24.6 0.4 1.7

Manufacturing

51.2 51.6 0.4 0.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

117.0 117.5 0.5 0.4

Financial activities

31.4 31.3 -0.1 -0.3

Professional and business services

55.7 56.2 0.5 0.9

Education and health services

118.6 120.3 1.7 1.4

Leisure and hospitality

59.4 61.4 2.0 3.4

Other services

19.7 19.2 -0.5 -2.5

Government

104.5 101.2 -3.3 -3.2
Massachusetts

Total

3,178.9 3,208.5 29.6 0.9

Construction

106.9 105.7 -1.2 -1.1

Manufacturing

253.3 253.2 -0.1 0.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

542.3 547.6 5.3 1.0

Information

85.5 87.5 2.0 2.3

Financial activities

208.2 207.7 -0.5 -0.2

Professional and business services

460.0 467.0 7.0 1.5

Education and health services

662.8 673.3 10.5 1.6

Leisure and hospitality

302.8 313.9 11.1 3.7

Other services

118.6 118.8 0.2 0.2

Government

437.3 432.8 -4.5 -1.0
New Hampshire

Total

622.4 626.9 4.5 0.7

Construction

21.5 19.9 -1.6 -7.4

Manufacturing

65.4 66.8 1.4 2.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

132.8 128.9 -3.9 -2.9

Information

11.7 11.4 -0.3 -2.6

Financial activities

35.5 35.5 0.0 0.0

Professional and business services

63.5 67.7 4.2 6.6

Education and health services

110.1 112.5 2.4 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

62.1 67.3 5.2 8.4

Other services

21.5 19.7 -1.8 -8.4

Government

97.5 96.4 -1.1 -1.1
Rhode Island

Total

458.3 460.4 2.1 0.5

Construction

16.1 15.5 -0.6 -3.7

Manufacturing

40.2 40.8 0.6 1.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

73.6 75.4 1.8 2.4

Financial activities

30.7 30.1 -0.6 -2.0

Professional and business services

53.1 54.0 0.9 1.7

Education and health services

101.8 100.5 -1.3 -1.3

Leisure and hospitality

49.0 51.1 2.1 4.3

Other services

22.0 21.7 -0.3 -1.4

Government

61.8 60.7 -1.1 -1.8
Vermont

Total

296.5 304.4 7.9 2.7

Construction

13.5 13.5 0.0 0.0

Manufacturing

30.5 31.5 1.0 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

55.5 56.6 1.1 2.0

Financial activities

12.1 12.5 0.4 3.3

Professional and business services

22.9 24.7 1.8 7.9

Education and health services

59.0 60.3 1.3 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

32.0 35.6 3.6 11.3

Other services

9.9 9.8 -0.1 -1.0

Government

55.0 54.0 -1.0 -1.8

(NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2010 benchmarks and updated seasonal adjustment factors. Seasonally adjusted data from January 2007 for most states are subject to revision. Estimates subsequent to the current benchmark are provisional and will be revised when new information becomes available. 'Total' can include industries not shown separately. The industries shown meet Bureau standards for seasonal adjustment.

Last Modified Date: October 13, 2011

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