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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    
 
 
    Dec 2017
Thousands of Persons
Name Dec 2017 Nov 2017 Dec 2016
Total private
103,033 102,910 101,372
Goods-producing
14,584 14,524 14,247
Mining and logging
532 527 468
Construction
5,239 5,208 5,123
Manufacturing
8,813 8,789 8,656
Durable goods
5,388 5,367 5,300
Nondurable goods
3,425 3,422 3,356
Private service-providing
88,449 88,386 87,125
Trade, transportation, and utilities
23,166 23,159 23,009
Wholesale trade
4,778.7 4,769.8 4,712.5
Retail trade
13,480.1 13,489.1 13,461.8
Transportation and warehousing
4,462.5 4,455.8 4,387.6
Utilities
444.7 444.5 447.4
Information
2,191 2,184 2,227
Financial activities
6,602 6,600 6,512
Professional and business services
17,072 17,081 16,697
Education and health services
20,480 20,450 20,069
Leisure and hospitality
14,137 14,117 13,886
Other services
4,801 4,795 4,725
   

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