Employment by industry and sex (number in thousands)

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Employment by industry and sex
(number in thousands)
  2015
  Number employed
  Both sexes Men Women
  thousands
All industries 17,946.6 9,422.7 8,523.9
Goods-producing sector 3,870.4 3,053.6 816.9
Agriculture 294.9 208.3 86.6
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas1 354.9 288.7 66.2
Utilities 137.0 105.7 31.3
Construction 1,371.2 1,212.9 158.2
Manufacturing 1,712.4 1,238.0 474.5
Services-producing sector 14,076.2 6,369.1 7,707.0
Wholesale and retail trade 2,732.7 1,407.2 1,325.5
Transportation and warehousing 917.2 700.4 216.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,102.9 500.2 602.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,365.8 778.7 587.1
Business, building and other support services2 760.6 421.3 339.3
Educational services 1,274.1 424.1 850.0
Health care and social assistance 2,292.3 413.8 1,878.5
Information, culture and recreation 750.6 410.2 340.4
Accommodation and food services 1,210.6 505.0 705.6
Other services (except public administration) 761.8 359.1 402.7
Public administration 907.4 449.2 458.2

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