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May-2024 Apr-2024 Nov-2023 May-2023 Net Change Net Change Net Change % Change % Change % Change
INDUSTRY SUPER SECTOR Current Month Prior Month 6-Months Year Ago Prior Month 6-Months Year Ago Prior month 6-Months Year Ago
Total nonfarm 3,733,900 3,729,700 3,716,500 3,712,700 4,200 17,400 21,200 0.11 % 0.47 % 0.57 %
Total private 3,272,300 3,267,600 3,257,200 3,254,200 4,700 15,100 18,100 0.14 % 0.46 % 0.56 %
Goods-producing 410,900 411,200 411,200 410,700 -300 -300 200 -0.07 % -0.07 % 0.05 %
Service-providing 3,323,000 3,318,500 3,305,300 3,302,000 4,500 17,700 21,000 0.14 % 0.54 % 0.64 %
Private service-providing 2,861,400 2,856,400 2,846,000 2,843,500 5,000 15,400 17,900 0.18 % 0.54 % 0.63 %
Mining and logging 900 1,000 1,000 1,100 -100 -100 -200 -10.00 % -10.00 % -18.18 %
Mining, Logging, and Construction 178,300 177,000 174,900 173,000 1,300 3,400 5,300 0.73 % 1.94 % 3.06 %
Construction 177,400 176,000 173,900 171,900 1,400 3,500 5,500 0.80 % 2.01 % 3.20 %
Manufacturing 232,600 234,200 236,300 237,700 -1,600 -3,700 -5,100 -0.68 % -1.57 % -2.15 %
Durable goods 147,900 149,200 150,800 152,100 -1,300 -2,900 -4,200 -0.87 % -1.92 % -2.76 %
Nondurable goods 84,700 85,000 85,500 85,600 -300 -800 -900 -0.35 % -0.94 % -1.05 %
Trade, transportation, and utilities 561,100 560,200 561,000 563,200 900 100 -2,100 0.16 % 0.02 % -0.37 %
Wholesale Trade 122,500 122,400 123,100 123,600 100 -600 -1,100 0.08 % -0.49 % -0.89 %
Retail trade 329,900 329,800 329,400 330,700 100 500 -800 0.03 % 0.15 % -0.24 %
Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 108,700 108,000 108,500 108,900 700 200 -200 0.65 % 0.18 % -0.18 %
Information 92,300 92,800 94,200 95,600 -500 -1,900 -3,300 -0.54 % -2.02 % -3.45 %
Financial activities 229,500 229,900 231,800 229,800 -400 -2,300 -300 -0.17 % -0.99 % -0.13 %
Finance and insurance 180,600 181,000 182,800 180,700 -400 -2,200 -100 -0.22 % -1.20 % -0.06 %
Real estate and rental and leasing 48,900 48,900 49,000 49,100 0 -100 -200 0.00 % -0.20 % -0.41 %
Professional and business services 627,500 628,200 626,800 634,500 -700 700 -7,000 -0.11 % 0.11 % -1.10 %
Professional and technical services 371,200 370,800 372,700 375,600 400 -1,500 -4,400 0.11 % -0.40 % -1.17 %
Management of companies and enterprises 71,700 71,300 69,800 69,400 400 1,900 2,300 0.56 % 2.72 % 3.31 %
Administrative and waste services 184,600 186,100 184,300 189,500 -1,500 300 -4,900 -0.81 % 0.16 % -2.59 %
Education and health services 842,500 840,000 832,700 824,400 2,500 9,800 18,100 0.30 % 1.18 % 2.20 %
Educational services 186,300 186,700 190,200 188,100 -400 -3,900 -1,800 -0.21 % -2.05 % -0.96 %
Health care and social assistance 656,200 653,300 642,500 636,300 2,900 13,700 19,900 0.44 % 2.13 % 3.13 %
Leisure and hospitality 368,200 365,300 359,700 358,700 2,900 8,500 9,500 0.79 % 2.36 % 2.65 %
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 64,800 64,000 63,700 61,500 800 1,100 3,300 1.25 % 1.73 % 5.37 %
Accommodation and food services 303,400 301,300 296,000 297,200 2,100 7,400 6,200 0.70 % 2.50 % 2.09 %
Other services 140,300 140,000 139,800 137,300 300 500 3,000 0.21 % 0.36 % 2.18 %
Government 461,600 462,100 459,300 458,500 -500 2,300 3,100 -0.11 % 0.50 % 0.68 %
Federal 46,500 46,200 45,500 45,500 300 1,000 1,000 0.65 % 2.20 % 2.20 %
State government 128,200 129,200 128,400 126,900 -1,000 -200 1,300 -0.77 % -0.16 % 1.02 %
Local government 286,900 286,700 285,400 286,100 200 1,500 800 0.07 % 0.53 % 0.28 %

Current Employment Statistics (CES-790) program: 2013 Benchmark A monthly survey of Massachusetts employers, designed to produce preliminary employment estimates for the State and its major labor market areas. The survey counts the total number of payroll jobs in nonagricultural establishments by place of work.

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