Employment by industry

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Employment by industry
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
  thousands
All industries 17,221.0 17,438.0 17,691.1 17,802.2 17,946.6
Goods-producing sector 3,801.3 3,873.9 3,910.1 3,897.1 3,870.4
Agriculture 307.9 305.7 314.0 305.1 294.9
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas1 339.9 365.5 368.1 372.6 354.9
Utilities 137.1 133.4 135.0 136.9 137.0
Construction 1,294.6 1,322.8 1,369.8 1,371.5 1,371.2
Manufacturing 1,721.8 1,746.5 1,723.1 1,711.0 1,712.4
Services-producing sector 13,419.8 13,564.1 13,781.0 13,905.1 14,076.2
Wholesale and retail trade 2,677.9 2,660.9 2,710.7 2,729.3 2,732.7
Transportation and warehousing 849.5 857.4 882.9 896.8 917.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,076.0 1,061.7 1,078.8 1,083.8 1,102.9
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,264.6 1,270.7 1,310.9 1,333.3 1,365.8
Business, building and other support services2 694.3 704.3 740.9 734.8 760.6
Educational services 1,170.2 1,209.6 1,226.5 1,236.9 1,274.1
Health care and social assistance 2,084.1 2,141.0 2,189.9 2,219.7 2,292.3
Information, culture and recreation 771.9 759.1 756.7 757.2 750.6
Accommodation and food services 1,141.1 1,170.1 1,169.6 1,207.5 1,210.6
Other services (except public administration) 769.5 804.9 795.3 795.1 761.8
Public administration 920.4 924.3 918.9 910.7 907.4

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