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March 2011

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: School's Out

Chart Data

And Which Industries Show Declining Employment During the Summer?

Employment, selected industries, January 2001–April 2011
Month Private industry Local government education State government education
Elementary and secondary schools Junior colleges Colleges and universities

Jan 2001

748,600 78,000 1,148,100 7,522,200 1,963,500

Feb 2001

761,700 86,200 1,324,900 7,742,200 2,167,500

Mar 2001

765,600 87,400 1,346,900 7,796,500 2,204,200

Apr 2001

761,600 87,700 1,350,300 7,796,800 2,214,500

May 2001

772,300 84,800 1,285,600 7,820,300 2,140,400

Jun 2001

740,500 75,400 1,075,600 7,466,100 1,904,000

Jul 2001

691,000 74,100 1,044,200 6,308,900 1,843,600

Aug 2001

688,300 73,800 1,035,300 6,369,400 1,866,800

Sep 2001

754,100 83,600 1,248,100 7,366,900 2,132,800

Oct 2001

776,900 91,000 1,408,900 7,768,300 2,292,100

Nov 2001

784,200 92,300 1,435,500 7,899,500 2,326,800

Dec 2001

786,600 90,600 1,394,400 7,894,500 2,298,000

Jan 2002

778,500 83,200 1,229,200 7,716,500 2,137,900

Feb 2002

794,200 91,900 1,418,900 7,927,900 2,319,700

Mar 2002

796,500 92,700 1,433,300 7,987,400 2,363,600

Apr 2002

794,900 90,400 1,441,200 7,962,600 2,367,400

May 2002

802,000 87,700 1,352,300 8,020,700 2,301,600

Jun 2002

781,400 78,900 1,171,800 7,651,600 2,074,400

Jul 2002

738,500 76,000 1,133,100 6,514,200 1,995,600

Aug 2002

730,400 76,500 1,106,500 6,584,200 2,008,700

Sep 2002

782,100 81,400 1,324,900 7,525,400 2,217,100

Oct 2002

807,700 84,400 1,487,300 7,920,300 2,367,000

Nov 2002

814,100 86,100 1,509,500 8,034,400 2,398,500

Dec 2002

809,100 83,500 1,461,500 8,008,100 2,361,900

Jan 2003

803,300 75,800 1,284,000 7,819,700 2,193,400

Feb 2003

813,900 82,900 1,467,100 8,009,800 2,379,400

Mar 2003

814,200 81,600 1,471,500 8,055,200 2,404,800

Apr 2003

815,100 80,600 1,483,300 8,038,600 2,403,400

May 2003

821,400 75,800 1,388,500 8,045,700 2,307,300

Jun 2003

792,300 71,700 1,160,400 7,722,600 2,046,100

Jul 2003

745,200 70,800 1,108,500 6,627,700 1,949,900

Aug 2003

738,100 70,900 1,095,000 6,662,900 1,964,900

Sep 2003

794,000 81,000 1,322,100 7,516,600 2,226,700

Oct 2003

820,700 87,100 1,514,800 7,937,800 2,396,100

Nov 2003

825,900 87,500 1,542,400 8,049,700 2,417,200

Dec 2003

829,100 86,700 1,494,600 8,026,500 2,367,400

Jan 2004

821,800 78,900 1,315,300 7,828,200 2,170,200

Feb 2004

837,200 85,700 1,491,400 8,025,000 2,360,300

Mar 2004

843,000 86,600 1,501,600 8,111,100 2,391,500

Apr 2004

838,400 89,500 1,507,800 8,080,200 2,388,600

May 2004

845,300 85,300 1,405,000 8,119,500 2,272,700

Jun 2004

811,700 80,200 1,165,800 7,735,200 2,008,500

Jul 2004

772,400 80,000 1,119,300 6,622,900 1,929,100

Aug 2004

766,500 81,800 1,099,500 6,695,500 1,939,500

Sep 2004

811,400 93,800 1,322,300 7,637,600 2,235,400

Oct 2004

844,900 99,100 1,517,300 8,045,400 2,389,900

Nov 2004

850,000 100,000 1,537,300 8,158,400 2,413,600

Dec 2004

850,100 102,500 1,502,000 8,123,600 2,358,000

Jan 2005

845,000 98,800 1,316,900 7,934,700 2,179,800

Feb 2005

855,500 102,900 1,488,100 8,144,900 2,371,700

Mar 2005

852,700 103,500 1,498,800 8,185,800 2,397,000

Apr 2005

856,100 104,200 1,503,900 8,158,600 2,398,200

May 2005

857,300 100,100 1,411,600 8,188,600 2,294,700

Jun 2005

824,200 93,500 1,205,900 7,802,300 2,026,900

Jul 2005

774,900 90,900 1,151,100 6,735,500 1,958,600

Aug 2005

772,000 91,800 1,143,200 6,824,600 1,971,000

Sep 2005

830,700 100,200 1,385,500 7,739,000 2,269,400

Oct 2005

852,400 104,600 1,535,600 8,119,800 2,409,300

Nov 2005

858,600 104,500 1,561,500 8,236,200 2,444,000

Dec 2005

859,100 102,100 1,518,500 8,203,400 2,398,700

Jan 2006

848,500 92,000 1,343,300 7,990,300 2,177,400

Feb 2006

860,400 100,600 1,551,500 8,212,500 2,402,400

Mar 2006

860,600 98,800 1,561,600 8,255,100 2,431,500

Apr 2006

854,400 98,600 1,569,200 8,233,300 2,430,800

May 2006

854,500 92,200 1,470,000 8,232,500 2,332,000

Jun 2006

813,000 84,100 1,234,700 7,844,100 2,059,600

Jul 2006

769,200 77,600 1,176,800 6,745,700 1,984,400

Aug 2006

769,100 78,700 1,182,300 6,845,300 1,998,800

Sep 2006

834,200 82,800 1,444,100 7,793,200 2,323,300

Oct 2006

848,900 86,300 1,606,900 8,203,500 2,457,000

Nov 2006

855,600 84,500 1,627,800 8,311,100 2,486,300

Dec 2006

850,200 80,300 1,579,100 8,289,900 2,426,800

Jan 2007

835,200 74,500 1,391,000 8,064,900 2,217,500

Feb 2007

845,800 77,500 1,585,500 8,278,000 2,444,000

Mar 2007

838,800 77,400 1,602,800 8,325,100 2,466,400

Apr 2007

835,300 75,400 1,608,100 8,305,300 2,464,300

May 2007

842,000 74,300 1,501,400 8,335,900 2,354,900

Jun 2007

815,800 70,600 1,278,400 7,959,800 2,092,100

Jul 2007

771,700 66,900 1,227,300 6,772,300 1,998,300

Aug 2007

777,700 65,800 1,234,200 6,928,300 2,017,600

Sep 2007

826,200 71,100 1,465,300 7,820,300 2,332,100

Oct 2007

849,200 78,600 1,636,300 8,277,800 2,474,800

Nov 2007

853,500 79,700 1,655,300 8,388,900 2,502,200

Dec 2007

856,400 80,900 1,605,600 8,385,000 2,445,200

Jan 2008

847,800 77,500 1,425,900 8,157,000 2,244,400

Feb 2008

862,800 79,700 1,622,400 8,395,000 2,461,200

Mar 2008

865,100 79,900 1,624,800 8,440,800 2,482,500

Apr 2008

865,700 81,000 1,634,400 8,404,500 2,483,300

May 2008

870,600 79,800 1,508,900 8,436,300 2,377,400

Jun 2008

844,100 81,300 1,332,600 8,092,900 2,121,900

Jul 2008

806,800 78,900 1,285,300 6,932,500 2,051,900

Aug 2008

817,700 78,300 1,295,200 7,038,300 2,091,300

Sep 2008

859,300 83,900 1,503,200 7,904,300 2,380,100

Oct 2008

879,400 83,500 1,663,400 8,350,000 2,522,700

Nov 2008

887,700 85,200 1,686,200 8,440,500 2,549,800

Dec 2008

884,800 84,200 1,637,000 8,415,100 2,486,000

Jan 2009

873,500 82,300 1,490,700 8,195,600 2,308,000

Feb 2009

884,100 85,300 1,660,000 8,413,300 2,493,500

Mar 2009

882,200 86,100 1,662,500 8,471,400 2,510,500

Apr 2009

878,400 85,700 1,667,200 8,446,200 2,511,900

May 2009

879,700 83,200 1,563,200 8,464,000 2,406,700

Jun 2009

850,700 74,600 1,379,700 8,123,600 2,127,800

Jul 2009

795,900 74,200 1,342,800 6,852,600 2,010,300

Aug 2009

797,800 76,300 1,332,000 6,952,600 2,061,600

Sep 2009

838,800 81,200 1,527,800 7,836,200 2,351,200

Oct 2009

857,500 88,200 1,698,200 8,331,700 2,520,100

Nov 2009

866,800 92,800 1,720,200 8,455,500 2,543,400

Dec 2009

864,800 94,000 1,670,400 8,403,300 2,477,700

Jan 2010

855,800 92,300 1,502,900 8,178,600 2,282,000

Feb 2010

862,100 98,300 1,686,300 8,370,200 2,491,700

Mar 2010

863,100 99,100 1,703,400 8,432,100 2,506,700

Apr 2010

862,600 99,400 1,711,800 8,410,200 2,511,700

May 2010

868,500 96,200 1,596,400 8,435,400 2,403,700

Jun 2010

835,600 96,700 1,411,100 8,077,900 2,134,300

Jul 2010

797,300 96,100 1,368,700 6,812,600 2,073,300

Aug 2010

804,200 98,200 1,353,400 6,890,600 2,080,000

Sep 2010

845,900 107,400 1,577,900 7,736,500 2,394,600

Oct 2010

868,400 112,300 1,737,600 8,206,500 2,552,100

Nov 2010

876,700 112,100 1,763,800 8,307,500 2,581,500

Dec 2010

876,000 111,600 1,695,000 8,266,100 2,513,600

Jan 2011

866,000 109,500 1,539,700 8,047,100 2,322,000

Feb 2011

879,300 113,700 1,738,700 8,234,800 2,517,700

Mar 2011

880,800 112,800 1,742,000 8,290,600 2,540,500

Apr 2011

881,500 112,200 1,760,600 8,289,500 2,541,300

Source: Current Employment Statistics | Chart

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