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Table B-6. Employment of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-6. Employment of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)
[In thousands]
Industry Oct.
2020
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021(p)
Oct.
2021(p)

Total private

98,541 102,100 102,367 103,036

Goods-producing

14,242 14,633 14,665 14,724

Mining and logging

421 480 483 486

Construction

5,415 5,504 5,522 5,522

Manufacturing

8,406 8,649 8,660 8,716

Durable goods

5,105 5,302 5,304 5,349

Nondurable goods

3,301 3,347 3,356 3,367

Private service-providing

84,299 87,467 87,702 88,312

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22,684 23,155 23,247 23,338

Wholesale trade

4,443.9 4,549.2 4,558.1 4,569.1

Retail trade

12,922.6 13,089.0 13,142.6 13,189.2

Transportation and warehousing

4,889.4 5,089.7 5,119.7 5,152.4

Utilities

428.1 426.9 426.8 427.4

Information

2,088 2,207 2,216 2,219

Financial activities

6,648 6,669 6,685 6,686

Professional and business services

16,322 16,823 16,919 17,104

Education and health services

20,333 20,719 20,666 20,756

Leisure and hospitality

11,755 13,218 13,297 13,509

Other services

4,469 4,676 4,672 4,700

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2020 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: November 05, 2021