November 4, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment trends upward in October

Over-the-month change in payroll employment, by industry, October 2011
Industry Over-the-month change (p)

Total nonfarm

80,000

Mining and logging

5,000

Construction

-20,000

Manufacturing

5,000

Wholesale trade

8,100

Retail trade

17,800

Transportation and warehousing

9,400

Information

-5,000

Financial activities

4,000

Professional and business services

32,000

Education and health services

28,000

Leisure and hospitality

22,000

Other services

-2,000

Government

-24,000

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment trends upward in October.

 

 

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