Employment, by enterprise size (500 and more employees)

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Employment, by enterprise size
(500 and more employees)
  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  number
All industries excluding unclassified businesses 6,838,479 6,872,797 6,931,734 6,966,112 7,071,697
Forestry, logging and support 4,466 4,277 4,072 x x
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 145,157 148,916 148,512 134,721 119,130
Utilities 110,545 105,546 102,930 102,028 105,061
Construction 124,829 140,224 141,895 133,225 127,494
Manufacturing 583,523 578,013 573,555 581,946 575,938
Wholesale trade 209,524 212,094 221,189 227,505 222,658
Retail trade 867,619 862,546 880,610 874,322 886,308
Transportation and warehousing 378,783 382,004 385,936 387,497 395,413
Information and cultural industries 224,647 210,743 206,329 210,043 209,154
Finance and insurance 479,118 482,838 486,789 494,993 504,294
Real estate and rental and leasing 55,579 54,054 58,621 65,591 69,215
Professional, scientific and technical services 228,240 230,165 226,717 224,993 220,536
Management of companies and enterprises 51,866 46,724 46,333 x x
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 304,391 311,648 314,071 309,462 323,343
Educational services 983,546 1,009,743 1,015,320 1,026,257 1,043,269
Health care and social assistance 904,020 911,468 932,044 949,954 999,387
Arts, entertainment and recreation 89,693 89,874 90,084 95,648 106,951
Accommodation and food services 185,919 190,590 192,451 198,412 202,695
Public administration 849,454 844,237 845,856 841,567 859,255
Other services (except public administration) 57,558 57,092 58,421 55,099 47,256

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