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Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Data):
Table B-1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry sector and selected industry detail, Seasonally adjusted

   
    Jan 1939    
 
 
    Jan 2021
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Jan 2021 142,631 142,582 152,234
Total private
Jan 2021 121,123 121,117 129,445
Goods-producing
Jan 2021 20,218 20,222 21,096
Mining and logging
Jan 2021 609 600 689
Logging
Jan 2021 46.3 45.8 48.6
Mining
Jan 2021 562.6 553.8 640.6
Oil and gas extraction
Jan 2021 141.9 141.1 138.8
Mining, except oil and gas
Jan 2021 179.4 178.9 187.5
Coal mining
Jan 2021 42.4 42.1 47.4
Support activities for mining
Jan 2021 241.3 233.8 314.3
Construction
Jan 2021 7,392 7,395 7,615
Construction of buildings
Jan 2021 1,658.3 1,655.3 1,682.1
Residential building
Jan 2021 847.9 844.3 829.8
Nonresidential building
Jan 2021 810.4 811.0 852.3
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Jan 2021 1,051.5 1,049.5 1,112.2
Specialty trade contractors
Jan 2021 4,682.5 4,690.0 4,820.2
Residential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2021 2,136.5 2,140.7 2,127.0
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2021 2,546.0 2,549.3 2,693.2
Manufacturing
Jan 2021 12,217 12,227 12,792
Durable goods
Jan 2021 7,581 7,598 8,002
Wood products
Jan 2021 403.6 402.3 411.3
Nonmetallic mineral products
Jan 2021 394.5 400.9 416.7
Primary metals
Jan 2021 347.4 348.2 379.4
Fabricated metal products
Jan 2021 1,381.1 1,385.2 1,469.0
Machinery
Jan 2021 1,054.6 1,055.3 1,115.1
Computer and electronic products
Jan 2021 1,073.4 1,072.1 1,081.9
Computer and peripheral equipment
Jan 2021 161.8 162.2 162.5
Communication equipment
Jan 2021 85.9 85.1 86.9
Semiconductors and electronic components
Jan 2021 370.1 368.3 374.7
Electronic instruments
Jan 2021 420.5 421.7 426.6
Electrical equipment and appliances
Jan 2021 370.4 373.6 399.2
Transportation equipment
Jan 2021 1,594.9 1,598.1 1,722.7
Motor vehicles and parts
Jan 2021 905.2 910.5 975.9
Furniture and related products
Jan 2021 354.0 356.1 385.2
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Jan 2021 607.5 606.2 621.5
Nondurable goods
Jan 2021 4,636 4,629 4,790
Food manufacturing
Jan 2021 1,636.3 1,634.1 1,661.0
Textile mills
Jan 2021 95.1 95.2 106.1
Textile product mills
Jan 2021 105.6 105.2 113.6
Apparel
Jan 2021 90.2 92.7 104.3
Paper and paper products
Jan 2021 355.8 356.2 364.2
Printing and related support activities
Jan 2021 371.7 372.9 420.2
Petroleum and coal products
Jan 2021 106.9 107.2 113.7
Chemicals
Jan 2021 851.6 841.1 854.7
Plastics and rubber products
Jan 2021 723.7 723.8 731.1
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Jan 2021 299.1 300.9 321.5
Private service-providing
Jan 2021 100,905 100,895 108,349
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Jan 2021 27,058 27,108 27,852
Wholesale trade
Jan 2021 5,632.2 5,617.9 5,901.1
Durable goods
Jan 2021 3,081.5 3,073.6 3,218.6
Nondurable goods
Jan 2021 2,070.0 2,063.6 2,167.2
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Jan 2021 480.7 480.7 515.3
Retail trade
Jan 2021 15,226.8 15,264.6 15,605.2
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Jan 2021 1,947.3 1,953.8 2,044.1
Automobile dealers
Jan 2021 1,236.8 1,239.6 1,312.8
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Jan 2021 436.0 435.2 472.0
Electronics and appliance stores
Jan 2021 405.2 434.5 467.0
Building material and garden supply stores
Jan 2021 1,429.6 1,428.8 1,299.0
Food and beverage stores
Jan 2021 3,163.3 3,148.1 3,077.4
Health and personal care stores
Jan 2021 975.2 960.8 1,029.1
Gasoline stations
Jan 2021 938.2 939.5 958.4
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Jan 2021 993.2 978.4 1,272.7
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Jan 2021 459.0 457.6 558.2
General merchandise stores
Jan 2021 3,114.0 3,152.3 2,997.0
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Jan 2021 772.4 767.4 846.8
Nonstore retailers
Jan 2021 593.4 608.2 583.5
Transportation and warehousing
Jan 2021 5,659.4 5,687.2 5,798.1
Air transportation
Jan 2021 412.2 397.4 514.1
Rail transportation
Jan 2021 144.8 144.8 160.5
Water transportation
Jan 2021 58.9 59.2 67.3
Truck transportation
Jan 2021 1,475.4 1,478.3 1,522.8
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Jan 2021 360.3 363.1 493.8
Pipeline transportation
Jan 2021 49.0 49.5 51.7
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Jan 2021 24.9 24.6 35.0
Support activities for transportation
Jan 2021 689.5 694.8 763.2
Couriers and messengers
Jan 2021 1,019.3 1,033.0 879.2
Warehousing and storage
Jan 2021 1,425.1 1,442.5 1,310.5
Utilities
Jan 2021 539.1 538.5 547.6
Information
Jan 2021 2,672 2,656 2,910
Publishing industries, except Internet
Jan 2021 763.2 759.1 781.2
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Jan 2021 262.6 257.6 441.9
Broadcasting, except Internet
Jan 2021 246.9 246.7 263.0
Telecommunications
Jan 2021 685.4 679.4 711.5
Data processing, hosting and related services
Jan 2021 353.5 355.1 362.0
Other information services
Jan 2021 360.1 357.6 350.0
Financial activities
Jan 2021 8,782 8,774 8,849
Finance and insurance
Jan 2021 6,540.2 6,539.2 6,498.5
Monetary authorities - central bank
Jan 2021 20.2 20.3 19.7
Credit intermediation and related activities
Jan 2021 2,671.0 2,669.6 2,667.7
Depository credit intermediation
Jan 2021 1,747.7 1,750.9 1,785.5
Commercial banking
Jan 2021 1,360.6 1,364.6 1,396.6
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Jan 2021 981.7 972.7 964.1
Insurance carriers and related activities
Jan 2021 2,867.3 2,876.6 2,847.0
Real estate and rental and leasing
Jan 2021 2,241.7 2,234.6 2,350.6
Real estate
Jan 2021 1,724.4 1,720.5 1,744.0
Rental and leasing services
Jan 2021 494.8 491.7 583.4
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Jan 2021 22.5 22.4 23.2
Professional and business services
Jan 2021 20,644 20,547 21,437
Professional and technical services
Jan 2021 9,567.0 9,526.9 9,673.8
Legal services
Jan 2021 1,126.1 1,121.3 1,162.9
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Jan 2021 1,004.2 1,000.4 1,022.7
Architectural and engineering services
Jan 2021 1,530.7 1,526.7 1,535.2
Computer systems design and related services
Jan 2021 2,220.9 2,209.6 2,232.2
Management and technical consulting services
Jan 2021 1,570.0 1,553.9 1,571.6
Management of companies and enterprises
Jan 2021 2,346.4 2,347.5 2,430.0
Administrative and waste services
Jan 2021 8,730.5 8,672.1 9,333.2
Administrative and support services
Jan 2021 8,280.7 8,222.2 8,875.3
Employment services
Jan 2021 3,318.1 3,255.7 3,598.7
Temporary help services
Jan 2021 2,703.7 2,622.8 2,949.7
Business support services
Jan 2021 802.7 803.7 867.3
Services to buildings and dwellings
Jan 2021 2,121.5 2,135.0 2,192.6
Waste management and remediation services
Jan 2021 449.8 449.9 457.9
Education and health services
Jan 2021 23,240 23,247 24,513
Educational services
Jan 2021 3,352.6 3,318.7 3,786.5
Health care and social assistance
Jan 2021 19,887.7 19,928.5 20,726.9
Health care
Jan 2021 15,950.1 15,979.7 16,460.2
Ambulatory health care services
Jan 2021 7,706.9 7,703.4 7,850.5
Offices of physicians
Jan 2021 2,668.2 2,664.8 2,716.9
Outpatient care centers
Jan 2021 999.0 1,001.9 996.8
Home health care services
Jan 2021 1,495.9 1,509.0 1,540.2
Hospitals
Jan 2021 5,169.8 5,171.9 5,231.0
Nursing and residential care facilities
Jan 2021 3,073.4 3,104.4 3,378.7
Nursing care facilities
Jan 2021 1,414.2 1,433.6 1,586.5
Social assistance
Jan 2021 3,937.6 3,948.8 4,266.7
Child day care services
Jan 2021 873.5 874.7 1,043.0
Leisure and hospitality
Jan 2021 13,035 13,096 16,858
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Jan 2021 1,690.4 1,713.6 2,502.5
Performing arts and spectator sports
Jan 2021 325.4 320.2 525.8
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Jan 2021 131.5 133.0 175.3
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Jan 2021 1,233.5 1,260.4 1,801.4
Accommodation and food services
Jan 2021 11,344.2 11,381.9 14,355.0
Accommodation
Jan 2021 1,403.8 1,422.1 2,108.3
Food services and drinking places
Jan 2021 9,940.4 9,959.8 12,246.7
Other services
Jan 2021 5,474 5,467 5,930
Repair and maintenance
Jan 2021 1,313.6 1,312.4 1,359.5
Personal and laundry services
Jan 2021 1,302.8 1,298.0 1,561.9
Membership associations and organizations
Jan 2021 2,857.9 2,856.1 3,009.0
Government
Jan 2021 21,508 21,465 22,789
Federal
Jan 2021 2,865 2,889 2,852
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2021 2,261.0 2,285.1 2,247.9
U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2021 604.1 604.3 604.2
State government
Jan 2021 4,971 4,940 5,284
State government education
Jan 2021 2,291.6 2,255.5 2,578.5
State government, excluding education
Jan 2021 2,679.2 2,684.9 2,705.0
Local government
Jan 2021 13,672 13,636 14,653
Local government education
Jan 2021 7,377.5 7,328.1 8,024.5
Local government, excluding education
Jan 2021 6,294.5 6,307.8 6,628.8
   

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