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Table B-1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry sector and selected industry detail

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry sector and selected industry detail
[In thousands]
Industry Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Sept.
2011
July
2012
Aug.
2012(p)
Sept.
2012(p)
Sept.
2011
July
2012
Aug.
2012(p)
Sept.
2012(p)
Change from:
Aug.2012 - Sept.2012(p)

Total nonfarm

131,975 132,853 133,223 133,797 131,694 133,244 133,386 133,500 114

Total private

110,100 112,193 112,366 111,989 109,642 111,298 111,395 111,499 104

Goods-producing

18,433 18,687 18,738 18,655 18,100 18,336 18,314 18,304 -10

Mining and logging

816 854 857 850 804 839 838 839 1

Logging

50.2 51.6 52.1 52.9 47.9 49.8 49.5 50.0 0.5

Mining

765.4 802.4 805.0 797.4 756.3 789.3 788.9 788.5 -0.4

Oil and gas extraction

179.7 197.9 198.1 195.2 180.0 195.2 195.4 195.0 -0.4

Mining, except oil and gas(1)

225.1 224.1 224.7 223.4 219.9 217.4 216.8 217.4 0.6

Coal mining

87.6 83.2 83.0 82.1 87.5 83.3 82.8 82.2 -0.6

Support activities for mining

360.6 380.4 382.2 378.8 356.4 376.7 376.7 376.1 -0.6

Construction

5,769 5,782 5,813 5,777 5,528 5,517 5,518 5,523 5

Construction of buildings

1,267.3 1,264.4 1,267.7 1,258.3 1,228.9 1,221.3 1,217.5 1,219.7 2.2

Residential building

578.5 589.7 589.0 584.0 561.6 565.2 563.7 564.8 1.1

Nonresidential building

688.8 674.7 678.7 674.3 667.3 656.1 653.8 654.9 1.1

Heavy and civil engineering construction

893.9 897.3 911.9 913.0 829.4 839.8 844.2 844.0 -0.2

Specialty trade contractors

3,607.4 3,620.2 3,633.1 3,606.0 3,469.9 3,456.1 3,455.8 3,459.6 3.8

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,512.3 1,531.8 1,541.9 1,531.9 1,448.8 1,458.9 1,466.2 1,468.5 2.3

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,095.1 2,088.4 2,091.2 2,074.1 2,021.1 1,997.2 1,989.6 1,991.1 1.5

Manufacturing

11,848 12,051 12,068 12,028 11,768 11,980 11,958 11,942 -16

Durable goods

7,338 7,530 7,527 7,496 7,304 7,502 7,482 7,469 -13

Wood products

336.4 336.4 334.5 333.8 331.4 329.4 327.0 328.7 1.7

Nonmetallic mineral products

373.9 371.8 369.5 366.8 364.4 360.7 358.8 357.9 -0.9

Primary metals

396.2 411.1 410.0 406.4 395.2 410.8 407.8 404.4 -3.4

Fabricated metal products

1,359.2 1,415.2 1,415.4 1,412.7 1,349.6 1,408.1 1,406.4 1,406.4 0.0

Machinery

1,066.4 1,109.2 1,108.4 1,102.8 1,067.4 1,104.6 1,106.0 1,105.8 -0.2

Computer and electronic products(1)

1,110.9 1,114.0 1,110.7 1,099.8 1,111.6 1,108.9 1,105.4 1,099.9 -5.5

Computer and peripheral equipment

160.0 167.0 167.8 164.0 160.0 165.9 167.0 164.4 -2.6

Communications equipment

114.6 109.4 108.3 108.1 114.3 109.4 108.5 107.9 -0.6

Semiconductors and electronic components

388.0 390.3 388.2 386.2 387.7 388.5 386.3 385.9 -0.4

Electronic instruments

402.9 403.0 401.6 397.3 403.8 400.8 399.1 397.4 -1.7

Electrical equipment and appliances

368.5 375.7 372.7 372.2 367.6 373.0 371.5 371.3 -0.2

Transportation equipment(1)

1,395.0 1,462.3 1,467.2 1,467.6 1,389.3 1,474.7 1,467.7 1,464.7 -3.0

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

725.0 772.3 778.4 778.4 720.5 787.0 780.1 776.7 -3.4

Furniture and related products

357.2 352.3 355.7 353.9 353.4 349.7 351.2 351.4 0.2

Miscellaneous manufacturing

574.6 582.3 582.9 580.2 574.5 581.9 580.4 578.9 -1.5

Nondurable goods

4,510 4,521 4,541 4,532 4,464 4,478 4,476 4,473 -3

Food manufacturing

1,485.1 1,487.8 1,506.4 1,504.5 1,454.7 1,463.7 1,466.3 1,466.9 0.6

Beverages and tobacco products

197.6 205.2 205.5 207.1 191.5 199.1 198.8 199.1 0.3

Textile mills

120.9 119.5 119.2 119.8 120.6 119.6 119.0 119.4 0.4

Textile product mills

115.0 114.0 114.3 113.2 115.4 113.0 113.1 112.7 -0.4

Apparel

153.5 147.2 146.3 146.1 151.9 147.1 145.5 144.5 -1.0

Leather and allied products

29.9 28.5 29.3 29.4 29.5 29.2 29.1 29.0 -0.1

Paper and paper products

393.0 393.1 391.2 389.4 392.0 391.0 389.5 388.4 -1.1

Printing and related support activities

467.0 456.8 456.3 453.0 465.6 455.2 454.3 451.1 -3.2

Petroleum and coal products

113.8 116.2 116.1 116.1 111.8 113.1 113.4 113.6 0.2

Chemicals

793.9 801.3 801.0 800.0 794.2 797.7 798.0 799.6 1.6

Plastics and rubber products

640.7 651.0 655.0 653.4 637.1 649.0 648.7 648.5 -0.2

Private service-providing

91,667 93,506 93,628 93,334 91,542 92,962 93,081 93,195 114

Trade, transportation, and utilities

25,010 25,338 25,371 25,346 25,075 25,330 25,361 25,386 25

Wholesale trade

5,539.6 5,674.6 5,668.4 5,643.8 5,535.3 5,638.8 5,645.8 5,644.2 -1.6

Durable goods

2,756.8 2,817.3 2,814.2 2,803.5 2,755.6 2,799.6 2,802.5 2,801.8 -0.7

Nondurable goods

1,944.8 1,991.7 1,986.6 1,975.6 1,943.3 1,977.0 1,977.6 1,976.4 -1.2

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

838.0 865.6 867.6 864.7 836.4 862.2 865.7 866.0 0.3

Retail trade

14,570.9 14,756.8 14,775.6 14,689.3 14,678.6 14,750.2 14,758.5 14,767.9 9.4

Motor vehicle and parts dealers(1)

1,708.6 1,732.3 1,736.0 1,734.5 1,696.1 1,713.7 1,718.4 1,721.7 3.3

Automobile dealers

1,067.8 1,089.8 1,093.6 1,094.5 1,061.5 1,082.6 1,086.5 1,089.0 2.5

Furniture and home furnishings stores

437.7 443.7 448.5 446.6 443.8 449.9 453.3 451.4 -1.9

Electronics and appliance stores

508.1 495.8 491.5 488.9 517.0 501.6 498.2 495.8 -2.4

Building material and garden supply stores

1,126.8 1,188.9 1,159.3 1,138.3 1,137.8 1,156.4 1,148.0 1,152.0 4.0

Food and beverage stores

2,833.4 2,901.0 2,899.4 2,880.0 2,840.4 2,878.8 2,883.3 2,884.8 1.5

Health and personal care stores

980.0 997.3 1,000.9 997.0 986.0 998.8 1,001.4 1,001.3 -0.1

Gasoline stations

832.1 842.7 844.0 836.7 826.5 830.0 830.5 830.5 0.0

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,332.8 1,363.8 1,391.8 1,376.1 1,362.0 1,379.5 1,386.3 1,395.8 9.5

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

577.2 562.2 574.2 566.4 578.6 570.5 565.9 559.9 -6.0

General merchandise stores(1)

3,028.5 3,020.0 3,013.8 2,998.9 3,085.1 3,051.7 3,050.3 3,050.3 0.0

Department stores

1,505.6 1,481.5 1,478.5 1,467.4 1,547.7 1,513.2 1,510.7 1,507.5 -3.2

Miscellaneous store retailers

771.4 781.5 785.0 793.6 771.5 779.7 784.7 789.2 4.5

Nonstore retailers

434.3 427.6 431.2 432.3 433.8 439.6 438.2 435.2 -3.0

Transportation and warehousing

4,343.1 4,345.4 4,359.8 4,448.2 4,303.7 4,383.3 4,391.0 4,408.1 17.1

Air transportation

458.1 462.0 460.7 455.6 457.4 458.3 456.7 454.2 -2.5

Rail transportation

232.1 232.7 231.4 231.4 230.9 232.2 230.0 231.4 1.4

Water transportation

63.3 69.4 69.5 68.4 62.5 67.5 67.0 67.0 0.0

Truck transportation

1,326.6 1,368.9 1,377.7 1,372.8 1,304.4 1,349.8 1,351.1 1,351.8 0.7

Transit and ground passenger transportation

447.4 372.7 376.4 462.7 437.2 435.1 441.3 450.5 9.2

Pipeline transportation

42.9 44.0 44.0 44.3 42.9 43.8 44.1 44.3 0.2

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

34.1 39.4 38.9 36.9 28.5 30.2 30.5 31.5 1.0

Support activities for transportation

566.0 582.8 582.3 584.4 566.2 582.3 582.7 585.1 2.4

Couriers and messengers

520.6 514.3 516.8 520.9 525.3 524.0 526.3 526.7 0.4

Warehousing and storage

652.0 659.2 662.1 670.8 648.4 660.1 661.3 665.6 4.3

Utilities

556.6 561.6 567.2 564.2 557.0 557.8 565.2 565.3 0.1

Information

2,640 2,643 2,650 2,623 2,649 2,637 2,638 2,632 -6

Publishing industries, except Internet

746.8 741.5 742.4 738.5 747.6 738.7 740.5 738.9 -1.6

Motion picture and sound recording industries

353.3 380.7 389.3 367.8 356.6 375.7 377.4 373.1 -4.3

Broadcasting, except Internet

280.7 279.4 277.9 279.8 280.9 279.8 278.7 278.9 0.2

Telecommunications

855.4 830.1 827.4 826.2 858.2 832.5 829.2 828.8 -0.4

Data processing, hosting and related services

240.6 240.8 242.3 239.3 242.2 241.4 242.7 240.3 -2.4

Other information services

163.0 170.6 170.9 171.1 163.5 168.8 169.7 171.6 1.9

Financial activities

7,677 7,801 7,796 7,760 7,675 7,738 7,745 7,758 13

Finance and insurance

5,735.6 5,800.5 5,800.1 5,785.2 5,746.4 5,779.8 5,790.2 5,795.2 5.0

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.2 19.4 19.4 19.2 19.2 19.2 19.2 19.2 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities(1)

2,551.0 2,597.1 2,598.4 2,596.2 2,555.5 2,590.3 2,595.4 2,601.8 6.4

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,736.9 1,753.9 1,750.8 1,744.7 1,740.3 1,746.9 1,746.8 1,750.7 3.9

Commercial banking

1,313.5 1,321.2 1,319.4 1,314.5 1,315.9 1,316.6 1,316.1 1,319.4 3.3

Securities, commodity contracts, investments

806.3 808.1 807.5 799.3 809.3 803.8 803.9 800.1 -3.8

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,275.3 2,290.6 2,289.9 2,286.7 2,278.3 2,281.6 2,287.1 2,289.9 2.8

Funds, trusts, and other financial vehicles

83.8 85.3 84.9 83.8 84.1 84.9 84.6 84.2 -0.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,941.8 2,000.6 1,995.6 1,974.7 1,928.5 1,957.7 1,954.4 1,962.5 8.1

Real estate

1,404.0 1,445.0 1,441.5 1,429.7 1,397.8 1,420.8 1,416.4 1,423.5 7.1

Rental and leasing services

513.6 532.1 530.8 521.8 506.5 513.6 514.6 515.8 1.2

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

24.2 23.5 23.3 23.2 24.2 23.3 23.4 23.2 -0.2

Professional and business services

17,513 18,000 18,072 18,051 17,441 17,924 17,943 17,956 13

Professional and technical services(1)

7,672.9 7,923.9 7,932.5 7,891.8 7,759.2 7,950.1 7,968.9 7,973.8 4.9

Legal services

1,110.9 1,133.3 1,120.1 1,113.9 1,114.5 1,120.8 1,119.4 1,120.4 1.0

Accounting and bookkeeping services

856.6 873.1 877.1 873.7 935.6 950.7 953.5 952.8 -0.7

Architectural and engineering services

1,306.5 1,341.6 1,344.5 1,335.7 1,301.4 1,323.2 1,325.9 1,328.8 2.9

Computer systems design and related services

1,543.9 1,612.7 1,618.3 1,612.0 1,546.1 1,606.3 1,613.1 1,616.0 2.9

Management and technical consulting services

1,080.8 1,144.6 1,151.9 1,145.6 1,085.9 1,140.2 1,146.3 1,144.5 -1.8

Management of companies and enterprises

1,923.2 1,962.8 1,959.5 1,958.0 1,923.9 1,952.6 1,952.8 1,956.5 3.7

Administrative and waste services

7,916.8 8,113.2 8,179.6 8,200.9 7,758.1 8,021.0 8,020.8 8,025.6 4.8

Administrative and support services(1)

7,543.2 7,730.7 7,800.0 7,826.6 7,389.4 7,647.9 7,649.2 7,654.7 5.5

Employment services(1)

3,059.6 3,178.7 3,253.3 3,286.9 2,975.8 3,202.4 3,201.4 3,196.0 -5.4

Temporary help services

2,408.4 2,515.0 2,569.8 2,616.9 2,341.4 2,535.7 2,535.8 2,533.8 -2.0

Business support services

804.4 807.8 814.5 821.7 812.9 822.5 824.9 825.5 0.6

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,844.0 1,893.1 1,871.3 1,851.6 1,779.2 1,779.4 1,775.3 1,781.7 6.4

Waste management and remediation services

373.6 382.5 379.6 374.3 368.7 373.1 371.6 370.9 -0.7

Education and health services

19,911 19,996 20,023 20,308 19,989 20,334 20,359 20,408 49

Educational services

3,205.5 3,032.9 3,021.1 3,259.6 3,253.4 3,331.0 3,334.4 3,338.3 3.9

Health care and social assistance

16,705.5 16,962.6 17,001.6 17,048.7 16,735.8 17,002.8 17,025.0 17,069.5 44.5

Health care(3)

14,118.2 14,391.7 14,410.6 14,424.8 14,134.3 14,369.3 14,385.7 14,429.2 43.5

Ambulatory health care services(1)

6,188.0 6,349.8 6,368.1 6,392.4 6,199.6 6,349.8 6,361.6 6,391.4 29.8

Offices of physicians

2,369.0 2,430.3 2,431.9 2,435.5 2,374.8 2,429.0 2,430.6 2,437.2 6.6

Outpatient care centers

626.8 664.0 665.5 673.1 628.4 665.3 666.5 675.9 9.4

Home health care services

1,154.5 1,191.1 1,198.1 1,210.7 1,154.0 1,193.1 1,198.8 1,206.6 7.8

Hospitals

4,750.9 4,831.2 4,831.7 4,831.5 4,752.4 4,818.5 4,826.0 4,834.0 8.0

Nursing and residential care facilities(1)

3,179.3 3,210.7 3,210.8 3,200.9 3,182.3 3,201.0 3,198.1 3,203.8 5.7

Nursing care facilities

1,670.8 1,667.1 1,664.0 1,660.6 1,671.4 1,662.9 1,658.9 1,660.4 1.5

Social assistance(1)

2,587.3 2,570.9 2,591.0 2,623.9 2,601.5 2,633.5 2,639.3 2,640.3 1.0

Child day care services

840.0 774.3 791.9 840.7 842.9 837.6 839.3 839.7 0.4

Leisure and hospitality

13,576 14,281 14,297 13,864 13,364 13,621 13,659 13,670 11

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,992.5 2,216.5 2,191.4 1,995.4 1,908.3 1,916.8 1,927.9 1,930.0 2.1

Performing arts and spectator sports

420.3 427.1 433.8 420.9 394.1 400.7 404.5 405.7 1.2

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

134.0 147.3 145.3 137.9 131.9 132.7 134.5 135.4 0.9

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,438.2 1,642.1 1,612.3 1,436.6 1,382.3 1,383.4 1,388.9 1,388.9 0.0

Accommodation and food services

11,583.5 12,064.5 12,105.1 11,868.1 11,455.9 11,704.0 11,730.9 11,739.5 8.6

Accommodation

1,845.0 1,969.1 1,954.6 1,848.0 1,806.8 1,814.3 1,810.6 1,803.5 -7.1

Food services and drinking places

9,738.5 10,095.4 10,150.5 10,020.1 9,649.1 9,889.7 9,920.3 9,936.0 15.7

Other services

5,340 5,447 5,419 5,382 5,349 5,378 5,376 5,385 9

Repair and maintenance

1,164.6 1,171.5 1,167.2 1,169.8 1,162.9 1,164.0 1,161.8 1,164.1 2.3

Personal and laundry services

1,293.1 1,308.7 1,308.5 1,302.8 1,294.1 1,299.0 1,299.3 1,300.4 1.1

Membership associations and organizations

2,882.2 2,966.6 2,942.9 2,909.4 2,892.4 2,914.8 2,914.9 2,920.7 5.8

Government

21,875 20,660 20,857 21,808 22,052 21,946 21,991 22,001 10

Federal

2,852.0 2,823.0 2,821.0 2,814.0 2,844.0 2,804.0 2,810.0 2,814.0 4.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,234.9 2,209.5 2,212.6 2,212.4 2,221.8 2,193.8 2,200.3 2,207.1 6.8

U.S. Postal Service

617.2 613.1 608.8 601.8 621.8 610.1 609.9 606.9 -3.0

State government

5,102.0 4,747.0 4,785.0 5,082.0 5,084.0 5,052.0 5,056.0 5,069.0 13.0

State government education

2,414.4 2,083.2 2,124.9 2,436.4 2,394.8 2,406.3 2,411.5 2,425.1 13.6

State government, excluding education

2,687.6 2,664.0 2,660.3 2,645.1 2,689.0 2,646.1 2,644.6 2,644.3 -0.3

Local government

13,921.0 13,090.0 13,251.0 13,912.0 14,124.0 14,090.0 14,125.0 14,118.0 -7.0

Local government education

7,657.8 6,603.7 6,819.9 7,669.9 7,866.7 7,832.9 7,874.1 7,876.6 2.5

Local government, excluding education

6,263.6 6,486.4 6,430.7 6,242.4 6,257.0 6,256.9 6,251.0 6,241.8 -9.2

Footnotes
(1) Includes other industries, not shown separately.
(2) Includes motor vehicles, motor vehicle bodies and trailers, and motor vehicle parts.
(3) Includes ambulatory health care services, hospitals, and nursing and residential care facilities.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2021