Employment by industry and sex (number in thousands)

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Employment by industry and sex
(number in thousands)
  2016
  Number employed
  Both sexes Men Women
  thousands
All industries 18,079.9 9,455.1 8,624.8
Goods-producing sector 3,833.0 3,006.9 826.1
Agriculture 289.2 202.4 86.8
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas1 326.8 262.9 63.9
Utilities 137.2 100.7 36.5
Construction 1,385.0 1,222.6 162.4
Manufacturing 1,694.8 1,218.4 476.4
Services-producing sector 14,246.9 6,448.1 7,798.8
Wholesale and retail trade 2,745.9 1,427.8 1,318.0
Transportation and warehousing 907.4 695.5 211.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,127.0 513.2 613.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,393.7 797.9 595.7
Business, building and other support services2 766.4 431.8 334.6
Educational services 1,270.0 416.7 853.3
Health care and social assistance 2,339.3 408.1 1,931.2
Information, culture and recreation 782.4 428.4 353.9
Accommodation and food services 1,212.7 512.8 699.9
Other services (except public administration) 774.9 363.1 411.8
Public administration 927.3 452.7 474.5

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