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Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Data):
Table B-6. Employment of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, thousands, Seasonally adjusted

   
    Jan 1939    
 
 
    May 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name May 2018 Apr 2018 May 2017
Total private
104,064 103,897 102,186
Goods-producing
14,838 14,796 14,402
Mining and logging
546 542 490
Construction
5,390 5,367 5,200
Manufacturing
8,902 8,887 8,712
Durable goods
5,454 5,439 5,296
Nondurable goods
3,448 3,448 3,416
Private service-providing
89,226 89,101 87,784
Trade, transportation, and utilities
23,475 23,443 23,109
Wholesale trade
4,774.8 4,770.4 4,720.1
Retail trade
13,644.2 13,628.3 13,472.0
Transportation and warehousing
4,610.9 4,598.9 4,472.0
Utilities
445.0 445.4 445.1
Information
2,233 2,230 2,252
Financial activities
6,626 6,624 6,555
Professional and business services
17,037 16,997 16,687
Education and health services
20,690 20,665 20,305
Leisure and hospitality
14,319 14,301 14,104
Other services
4,846 4,841 4,772
   

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