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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    
 
 
    Oct 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Oct 2018 Sep 2018 Oct 2017
Total private
104,942 104,720 102,980
Goods-producing
14,986 14,919 14,497
Mining and logging
566 556 505
Construction
5,437 5,419 5,220
Manufacturing
8,983 8,944 8,772
Durable goods
5,524 5,494 5,332
Nondurable goods
3,459 3,450 3,440
Private service-providing
89,956 89,801 88,483
Trade, transportation, and utilities
23,548 23,532 23,262
Wholesale trade
4,824.5 4,819.8 4,749.7
Retail trade
13,576.3 13,587.6 13,526.8
Transportation and warehousing
4,703.6 4,682.2 4,539.6
Utilities
443.5 442.0 445.5
Information
2,231 2,222 2,243
Financial activities
6,682 6,671 6,608
Professional and business services
17,280 17,238 16,846
Education and health services
20,914 20,877 20,474
Leisure and hospitality
14,425 14,393 14,245
Other services
4,876 4,868 4,805
   

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