Employment by industry

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Employment by industry
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  thousands
All industries 17,691.1 17,802.2 17,946.6 18,079.9 18,416.4
Goods-producing sector 3,910.1 3,897.1 3,870.4 3,833.0 3,875.9
Agriculture 314.0 305.1 294.9 289.2 279.5
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas1 368.1 372.6 354.9 326.8 329.6
Utilities 135.0 136.9 137.0 137.2 132.6
Construction 1,369.8 1,371.5 1,371.2 1,385.0 1,409.3
Manufacturing 1,723.1 1,711.0 1,712.4 1,694.8 1,724.8
Services-producing sector 13,781.0 13,905.1 14,076.2 14,246.9 14,540.5
Wholesale and retail trade 2,710.7 2,729.3 2,732.7 2,745.9 2,809.6
Transportation and warehousing 882.9 896.8 917.2 907.4 943.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,078.8 1,083.8 1,102.9 1,127.0 1,171.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,310.9 1,333.3 1,365.8 1,393.7 1,448.8
Business, building and other support services2 740.9 734.8 760.6 766.4 756.6
Educational services 1,226.5 1,236.9 1,274.1 1,270.0 1,285.0
Health care and social assistance 2,189.9 2,219.7 2,292.3 2,339.3 2,383.2
Information, culture and recreation 756.7 757.2 750.6 782.4 789.3
Accommodation and food services 1,169.6 1,207.5 1,210.6 1,212.7 1,210.8
Other services (except public administration) 795.3 795.1 761.8 774.9 781.3
Public administration 918.9 910.7 907.4 927.3 961.0

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