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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 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name May 2019 Apr 2019 May 2018
Total private
105,878 105,811 104,103
Goods-producing
15,100 15,103 14,840
Mining and logging
558 560 540
Construction
5,565 5,560 5,430
Manufacturing
8,977 8,983 8,870
Durable goods
5,548 5,546 5,436
Nondurable goods
3,429 3,437 3,434
Private service-providing
90,778 90,708 89,263
Trade, transportation, and utilities
23,532 23,517 23,384
Wholesale trade
4,774.9 4,771.0 4,678.4
Retail trade
13,476.4 13,469.0 13,569.9
Transportation and warehousing
4,838.3 4,835.1 4,689.7
Utilities
442.1 441.5 445.5
Information
2,250 2,257 2,277
Financial activities
6,704 6,701 6,627
Professional and business services
17,463 17,452 17,073
Education and health services
21,219 21,195 20,718
Leisure and hospitality
14,708 14,678 14,350
Other services
4,902 4,908 4,834
   

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