Private Households: NAICS 814
About the Private Households subsector
The private households subsector is part of the other services (except public administration) sector.
Industries in the Private Households subsector include private households that engage in employing workers on or about the premises in activities primarily concerned with the operation of the household. These private households may employ individuals, such as cooks, maids, butlers, and outside workers, such as gardeners, caretakers, and other maintenance workers.
North American Industry Classification System
The private households subsector consists of a single industry group,
Private Households: NAICS 8141.
This section provides information relating to employment and unemployment in private households.
While most data are obtained from employer or establishment surveys, information on industry unemployment comes from a national survey of households.
The following tables present an overview of the industry including
the unemployment rate of those previously employed in the industry,
and projections of occupational employment change.
Unemployment and Layoffs
(Source: Current Population Survey, Mass Layoff Statistics)
Extended Mass Layoffs
(Source: Mass Layoff Statistics)
For projected (future) employment estimates, see the National Employment Matrix, which includes employment estimates by industry and occupation for private households.
(Source: Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections)
This section presents data for the industry on the number of workplace fatalities in private households.
Number of fatalities
Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
(Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities)
This section presents data on the number of establishments in private households.
Number of establishments
(Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages)
Other BLS Resources
Career Guide to Industries
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Data extracted on:
December 12, 2013