Aug-2021 Jul-2021 Feb-2021 Aug-2020 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 3,503,500 3,500,900 3,413,900 3,318,800 2,600 89,600 184,700 0.07 % 2.62 % 5.57 %
Total private 3,056,000 3,057,200 2,990,300 2,870,600 -1,200 65,700 185,400 -0.04 % 2.20 % 6.46 %
Goods-producing 404,300 403,100 393,800 381,900 1,200 10,500 22,400 0.30 % 2.67 % 5.87 %
Service-providing 3,099,200 3,097,800 3,020,100 2,936,900 1,400 79,100 162,300 0.05 % 2.62 % 5.53 %
Private service-providing 2,651,700 2,654,100 2,596,500 2,488,700 -2,400 55,200 163,000 -0.09 % 2.13 % 6.55 %
Mining and logging 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 0 0 0 0.00 % 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mining, Logging, and Construction 168,200 166,700 163,000 154,900 1,500 5,200 13,300 0.90 % 3.19 % 8.59 %
Construction 167,200 165,700 162,000 153,900 1,500 5,200 13,300 0.91 % 3.21 % 8.64 %
Manufacturing 236,100 236,400 230,800 227,000 -300 5,300 9,100 -0.13 % 2.30 % 4.01 %
Durable goods 153,400 154,000 151,700 149,400 -600 1,700 4,000 -0.39 % 1.12 % 2.68 %
Nondurable goods 82,700 82,400 79,100 77,600 300 3,600 5,100 0.36 % 4.55 % 6.57 %
Trade, transportation, and utilities 553,600 554,400 554,500 520,700 -800 -900 32,900 -0.14 % -0.16 % 6.32 %
Wholesale Trade 121,800 120,900 114,700 114,100 900 7,100 7,700 0.74 % 6.19 % 6.75 %
Retail trade 330,300 330,900 337,200 315,400 -600 -6,900 14,900 -0.18 % -2.05 % 4.72 %
Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 101,500 102,600 102,600 91,200 -1,100 -1,100 10,300 -1.07 % -1.07 % 11.29 %
Information 92,000 93,200 87,900 85,500 -1,200 4,100 6,500 -1.29 % 4.66 % 7.60 %
Financial activities 217,200 218,300 219,200 214,800 -1,100 -2,000 2,400 -0.50 % -0.91 % 1.12 %
Finance and insurance 170,000 170,900 172,800 172,100 -900 -2,800 -2,100 -0.53 % -1.62 % -1.22 %
Real estate and rental and leasing 47,200 47,400 46,400 42,700 -200 800 4,500 -0.42 % 1.72 % 10.54 %
Professional and business services 610,400 611,200 596,200 571,700 -800 14,200 38,700 -0.13 % 2.38 % 6.77 %
Professional and technical services 363,100 362,300 351,600 342,500 800 11,500 20,600 0.22 % 3.27 % 6.01 %
Management of companies and enterprises 68,600 68,800 68,700 68,400 -200 -100 200 -0.29 % -0.15 % 0.29 %
Administrative and waste services 178,700 180,100 175,900 160,800 -1,400 2,800 17,900 -0.78 % 1.59 % 11.13 %
Education and health services 761,600 761,800 755,700 750,800 -200 5,900 10,800 -0.03 % 0.78 % 1.44 %
Educational services 163,300 163,500 155,600 158,800 -200 7,700 4,500 -0.12 % 4.95 % 2.83 %
Health care and social assistance 598,300 598,300 600,100 592,000 0 -1,800 6,300 0.00 % -0.30 % 1.06 %
Leisure and hospitality 301,400 301,000 268,300 238,900 400 33,100 62,500 0.13 % 12.34 % 26.16 %
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 44,900 44,600 42,500 33,300 300 2,400 11,600 0.67 % 5.65 % 34.83 %
Accommodation and food services 256,500 256,400 225,800 205,600 100 30,700 50,900 0.04 % 13.60 % 24.76 %
Other services 115,500 114,200 114,700 106,300 1,300 800 9,200 1.14 % 0.70 % 8.65 %
Government 447,500 443,700 423,600 448,200 3,800 23,900 -700 0.86 % 5.64 % -0.16 %
Federal 45,700 45,800 45,900 51,700 -100 -200 -6,000 -0.22 % -0.44 % -11.61 %
State government 120,400 119,900 115,900 126,700 500 4,500 -6,300 0.42 % 3.88 % -4.97 %
Local government 281,400 278,000 261,800 269,800 3,400 19,600 11,600 1.22 % 7.49 % 4.30 %

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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