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Feb-2024 Jan-2024 Aug-2023 Feb-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 3,738,900 3,732,600 3,709,700 3,714,100 6,300 29,200 24,800 0.17 % 0.79 % 0.67 %
Total private 3,277,000 3,270,900 3,246,900 3,256,700 6,100 30,100 20,300 0.19 % 0.93 % 0.62 %
Goods-producing 412,000 411,700 410,300 412,800 300 1,700 -800 0.07 % 0.41 % -0.19 %
Service-providing 3,326,900 3,320,900 3,299,400 3,301,300 6,000 27,500 25,600 0.18 % 0.83 % 0.78 %
Private service-providing 2,865,000 2,859,200 2,836,600 2,843,900 5,800 28,400 21,100 0.20 % 1.00 % 0.74 %
Mining and logging 1,000 1,100 1,000 1,000 -100 0 0 -9.09 % 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mining, Logging, and Construction 176,000 175,000 173,800 173,700 1,000 2,200 2,300 0.57 % 1.27 % 1.32 %
Construction 175,000 173,900 172,800 172,700 1,100 2,200 2,300 0.63 % 1.27 % 1.33 %
Manufacturing 236,000 236,700 236,500 239,100 -700 -500 -3,100 -0.30 % -0.21 % -1.30 %
Durable goods 150,300 150,700 150,900 152,900 -400 -600 -2,600 -0.27 % -0.40 % -1.70 %
Nondurable goods 85,700 86,000 85,600 86,200 -300 100 -500 -0.35 % 0.12 % -0.58 %
Trade, transportation, and utilities 560,600 558,900 560,800 563,900 1,700 -200 -3,300 0.30 % -0.04 % -0.59 %
Wholesale Trade 122,500 122,400 123,700 123,800 100 -1,200 -1,300 0.08 % -0.97 % -1.05 %
Retail trade 330,100 328,900 329,100 331,700 1,200 1,000 -1,600 0.36 % 0.30 % -0.48 %
Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 108,000 107,600 108,000 108,400 400 0 -400 0.37 % 0.00 % -0.37 %
Information 93,100 93,700 94,600 97,500 -600 -1,500 -4,400 -0.64 % -1.59 % -4.51 %
Financial activities 230,600 230,200 230,000 229,200 400 600 1,400 0.17 % 0.26 % 0.61 %
Finance and insurance 181,400 181,500 181,200 180,200 -100 200 1,200 -0.06 % 0.11 % 0.67 %
Real estate and rental and leasing 49,200 48,700 48,800 49,000 500 400 200 1.03 % 0.82 % 0.41 %
Professional and business services 633,300 632,800 629,400 636,000 500 3,900 -2,700 0.08 % 0.62 % -0.42 %
Professional and technical services 373,400 372,900 373,600 377,300 500 -200 -3,900 0.13 % -0.05 % -1.03 %
Management of companies and enterprises 71,000 70,500 69,400 69,000 500 1,600 2,000 0.71 % 2.31 % 2.90 %
Administrative and waste services 188,900 189,400 186,400 189,700 -500 2,500 -800 -0.26 % 1.34 % -0.42 %
Education and health services 841,000 839,000 827,900 820,700 2,000 13,100 20,300 0.24 % 1.58 % 2.47 %
Educational services 187,900 189,800 188,000 186,100 -1,900 -100 1,800 -1.00 % -0.05 % 0.97 %
Health care and social assistance 653,100 649,200 639,900 634,600 3,900 13,200 18,500 0.60 % 2.06 % 2.92 %
Leisure and hospitality 366,400 364,500 357,000 360,100 1,900 9,400 6,300 0.52 % 2.63 % 1.75 %
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 66,000 65,400 62,100 60,600 600 3,900 5,400 0.92 % 6.28 % 8.91 %
Accommodation and food services 300,400 299,100 294,900 299,500 1,300 5,500 900 0.43 % 1.87 % 0.30 %
Other services 140,000 140,100 136,900 136,500 -100 3,100 3,500 -0.07 % 2.26 % 2.56 %
Government 461,900 461,700 462,800 457,400 200 -900 4,500 0.04 % -0.19 % 0.98 %
Federal 46,100 45,900 45,700 44,900 200 400 1,200 0.44 % 0.88 % 2.67 %
State government 129,400 129,800 129,400 127,200 -400 0 2,200 -0.31 % 0.00 % 1.73 %
Local government 286,400 286,000 287,700 285,300 400 -1,300 1,100 0.14 % -0.45 % 0.39 %

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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