Spotlight on Statistics

Septemeber 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: National Hispanic Heritage Month

Chart Data

Industry Employment

Percent of total employment for persons of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, by industry, 2011 annual averages
Industry Total

Education and health services

16.5

Educational services

6.1

Health care and social assistance

10.4

Wholesale and retail trade

14.4

Wholesale trade

2.9

Retail trade

11.5

Leisure and hospitality

12.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1.6

Accomodation and food services

10.7

Professional and business services

11.4

Professional and technical services

3.2

Management, administrative, and waste services

8.2

Construction

10.9

Manufacturing

10.6

Durable goods

5.6

Nondurable goods

5.0

Other services

5.5

Other services, except private households

4.2

Other services, private households

1.3

Transportation and utilities

5.4

Transportation and warehousing

4.7

Utilities

0.7

Financial activities

4.9

Finance and insurance

3.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

1.7

Public administration

3.4

Agriculture

2.6

Information

1.5

Mining

0.6

Source: Current Population Survey | Chart

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