Employment by industry

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Employment by industry
  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  thousands
All industries 17,438.0 17,691.1 17,802.2 17,946.6 18,079.9
Goods-producing sector 3,873.9 3,910.1 3,897.1 3,870.4 3,833.0
Agriculture 305.7 314.0 305.1 294.9 289.2
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas1 365.5 368.1 372.6 354.9 326.8
Utilities 133.4 135.0 136.9 137.0 137.2
Construction 1,322.8 1,369.8 1,371.5 1,371.2 1,385.0
Manufacturing 1,746.5 1,723.1 1,711.0 1,712.4 1,694.8
Services-producing sector 13,564.1 13,781.0 13,905.1 14,076.2 14,246.9
Wholesale and retail trade 2,660.9 2,710.7 2,729.3 2,732.7 2,745.9
Transportation and warehousing 857.4 882.9 896.8 917.2 907.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,061.7 1,078.8 1,083.8 1,102.9 1,127.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,270.7 1,310.9 1,333.3 1,365.8 1,393.7
Business, building and other support services2 704.3 740.9 734.8 760.6 766.4
Educational services 1,209.6 1,226.5 1,236.9 1,274.1 1,270.0
Health care and social assistance 2,141.0 2,189.9 2,219.7 2,292.3 2,339.3
Information, culture and recreation 759.1 756.7 757.2 750.6 782.4
Accommodation and food services 1,170.1 1,169.6 1,207.5 1,210.6 1,212.7
Other services (except public administration) 804.9 795.3 795.1 761.8 774.9
Public administration 924.3 918.9 910.7 907.4 927.3

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