January 1974

71

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
HISTORICAL EMPLOYMENT

B-1: Employees on nonagricultural payrolls, by industry division
1919 to date
(In thousands)

Goods-producing
Year
and
month

Contract

Total
Total

Mining

construction

Service-producing
Manufacturing

Total

Transportation
and
public
utilities

Wholesale and retail trade
Total

Wholesale
trade

Retail
trade

Services

2,263
2,362
2,412
2,503
2,684
2,782
2,869
3,046
3,168
3,265
3,440
3,376

Federal

State
and
local

2,676
2,603
2,528
2,538
2,607
2,720
2,800
2,846
2,915
2,995
3,065
3,148

_
_
_
_
533
526

_
2,532
2,622

Total

1919
1920
1921
1922 ,
1923
1924,, ..
1925
1926 , , ,
1927
1928
1929, . , ,
1930 ,

27,088
27,350
24,382
25,827
28,394
28,040
28,778
29,819
29,976
30,000
31,339
29,424

12,813
12,745
10,231
11,234
12,741
12,093
12,474
12,896
12,723
12,603
13,286
11,943

1,133
1,239
962
929
1,212
1,101
1,089
1,185
1,114
1,050
1,087
1,009

1,021
848
1,012
1,185
1,229
1,321
1,446
1,555
1,608
1,606
1,497
1,372

10,659
10,658
8,257
9,120
10,300
9,671
9,939
10,156
10,001
9,947
10,702
9,562

14,275
14,605
14,151
14,593
15,653
15,947
16,304
16,923
17,253
17,397
18,053
17,481

3,711
3,998
3,459
3,505
3,882
3,807
3,826
3,942
3,895
3,828
3,916
3,685

4,514
4,467
4,589
4,903
5,290
5,407
5,576
5,784
5,908
5,874
6,123
5,797

_
_
_
_
-

_
_
_
-

1,111
1,175
1,163
1,144
1,190
1,231
1,233
1,305
1,367
1,435
1,509
1,475

1931
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936
1937
1938
1939,
1940

26,649
23,628
23,711
25,953
27,053
29,082
31,026
29,209
30,618
32,376

10,257
8,632
8,950
10,246
10,878
11,918
12,921
11,386
12,282
13,204

873
731
744
883
897
946
1,015
891
854
925

1,214
970
809
862
912
1,145
1,112
1,055
1,150
1,294

8,170
6,931
7,397
8,501
9,069
9,827
10,794
9,440
10,278
10,985

16,392
14,996
14,761
15,707
16,175
17,164
18,105
17,823
18,336
19,173

3,254
2,816
2,672
2,750
2,786
2,973
3,134
2,863
2,936
3,038

5,284
4,683
4,755
5,281
5,431
5,809
6,265
6,179
6,426
6,750

_
_
_
1,684
1,754

_
_
_
4,742
4,996

1,407
1,341
1,295
1,319
1,335
1,388
1,432
1,425
1,462
1,502

3,183
2,931
2,873
3,058
3,142
3,326
3,518
3,47,3
3,517
3,681

3,264
3,225
3,166
3,299
3,481
3,668
3,756
3,883
3,995
4,202

560
559
565
652
753
826
833
829
905
996

2,704
2,666
2,601
2,647
2,728
2,842
2,923
3,054
3,090
3,206

36,554
40,125
42,452
41,883
40,394
41,674
43,881
44,891
43,778
45,222

15,939
18,442
20,094
19,314
17,492
17,226
18,482
18,745
17,536
18,475

957
992
925
892
836
862
955
994
930
901

1,790
2,170
1,567
1,094
1,132
1,661
1,982
2,169
2,165
2,333

13,192
15,280
17,602
17,328
15,524
14,703
15,545
15,582
14,441
15,241

20,614
21,683
22,359
22,569
22,902
24,448
25,399
26,146
26,242
26,747

3,274
3,460
3,647
3,829
3,906
4,061
4,166
4,189
4,001
4,034

7,210
7,118
6,982
7,058
7,314
8,376
8,955
9,272
9,264
9,386

1,873
1,821
1,741
1,762
1,862
2,190
2,361
2,489
2,487
2,518

5,338
5,297
5,241
5,296
5,452
6,186
6,595
6,783
6,778
6,868

1,549
1,538
1,502
1,476
1,497
1,697
1,754
1,829
1,857
1,919

3,921
4,084
4,148
4,163
4,241
4,719
5,050
5,206
5,264
5,382

4,660
5,483
6,080
6,043
5,944
5,595
5,474
5,650
5,856
6,026

1,340
2,213
2,905
2,928
2,808
2,254
1,892
1,863
1,908
1,928

3,320
3,270
3,174
3,116
3,137
3,341
3,582
3,787
3,948
4,098

...

47,849
48,825
50,232
49,022
50,675
52,408
52,894
51,363
53,313
54,234

19,925
20,164
21,038
19,717
20,476
21,064
20,925
19,474
20,367
20,393

929
898
866
791
792
822
828
751
732
712

2,603
2,634
2,623
2,612
2,802
2,999
2,923
2,778
2,960
2,885

16,393
16,632
17,549
16,314
16,882
17,243
17,174
15,945
16,675
16,796

27,924
28,660
29,195
29,306
30,199
31,344
31,969
31,890
32,945
33,840

4,226
4,248
4,290
4,084
4,141
4, £44
4,241
3,976
4,011
4,004

9,742
10,004
10,247
10,235
10,535
10,858
10,886
10,750
11,127
11,391

2,606
2,687
2,727
2,739
2,796
2,884
2,893
2,848
2,946
3,004

7,136
7,317
7,520
7,496
7,740
7,9 74
7,992
7,902
8,182
8,388

1,991
2,069
2,146
2,234
2,335
2,429
2,477
2,519
2,594
2,669

5,576
5,730
5,867
6,002
6,274
6,536
6,749
6,806
7,130
7,423

6,389
6,609
6,645
6,751
6,9i4
7,277
7,616
7,839
8,083
8,353

2,302
2,420
2,305
2,188
2,187
2,209
2,217
2,191
2,233
2,270

4,087
4,188
4,340
4,563
4,727
5,069
5,399
5,648
5,850
6,083

1961
1962
1963
1964
1965... ,
1966
1967.
1968
1969, , ,
1970
1971
1972
1973?....
1972:Dec.
1973:Jan.
Feb
Mar
Apr....
May
June...
July...
Aug....
Sept...
Oct
NovP,..
DecP...

54,042
55,596
56,702
58,331
60,815
63,955
65,857
67,915
70,284
70,593
70,645
72,764
75,570
74,778
73,343
73,724
74,255
74,861
75,404
76,308
75,368
75,686
76,238
76,914
77,284
77,449

19,814
20,405
20,593
20,958
21,880
23,116
23,268
23,672
24,221
23,352
22,542
23,061
24,095
23,399
23,032
23,202
23,413
23,631
23,891
24,481
24,307
24,647
24,717
24,731
24,654
24,437

672
650
635
634
632
627
613
606
619
623
602
607
625
603
598
598
598
603
608
642
644
648
641
640
642
642

2,816
2,902
2,963
3,050
3,186
3,275
3,208
3,285
3.435

16,326
16,853
16,995
17,274
18,062
19,214
19,447
19,781
20.167
19,349
18,529
18,933
19,821
19,423
19,279
19,420
19,521
19,586
19,667
20,002
19,729
20,018
20,132
20,168
20,194
20,136

34,229
35,190
36,108
37,373
38,936
40,839
42,589
44,244
46,063
47,242
48,103
49,704
51,474
51,379
50,311
50,522
50,842
51,230
51,513
51,827
51,061
51,039
51,521
52,183
52,630
53,012

3,903
3,906
3,903
3,951
4,036
4,151
4,261
4,310
4.429
4,493
4,442
4,495
4,610
4,558
4,510
4,507
4,539
4,559
4,593
4,661
4,653
4,659
4,671
4,680
4,656
4,633

11,337
11,566
11,778
12,160
12,716
13,245
13,606
14,084
14,639
14,914
15,142
15,683
16,294
16,669
15,865
15,776
15,880
16,088
16,200
16,335
16,262
16,279
16,367
16,515
16,789
17,173

2,993
3,056
3,104
3,189
3,312
3,437
3,525
3,611
3.733
3,812
3,809
3,918
4,082
3,998
3,973
3,974
3,989
4,000
4,014
4,096
4,112
4,136
4,127
4,162
4,194
4,204

8,344

7,664
2,731
2,800
8,028
2,877
8,325
2,957
8,709
9,087
3,023
9,551
3,100
3,225 10,099
3,382 10,623
3.564 11,229
3,688 11,612
3,796 11,869
3,927 12,309
4,053 12,865
3,971 12,474
3,959 12,406
3,978 12,530
4,000 12,627
4,019
12,771
4,040 12,865
4,089 12,999
12,982
4,113
4,121
13,009
4,082 12,982
4,076 13,057
4,077 13,096
4,079 13,061

8,594
8,890
9,225
9,596
10,074
10,792
11,398
11,845
12.202
12,535
12,856
13,290
13,652
13,707
13,571
13,731
13,796
13,793
13,815
13,743
13,051
12,971
13,419
13,855
14,012
14,066

2,279
2,340
2,358
2,348
2,378
2,564
2,719
2,737
2,758
2,705
2,664
2,650
2,624
2,671
2,619
2,619
2,623
2,631
2,638
2,631
2,616
2,617
2,608
2,613
2,628
2,648

6,315
6,550
6,868
7,248
7,696
8,227
8,679
9,109
9.444
9,830
10,191
10,640
11,028
11,036
10,952
11,112
11,173
11,162
11,177
11,112
10,435
10,354

1941
1942
1943.
1944
1945.
1946.
1947
1948
1949.
1950
1951.
1952
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957
1958
1959
1960

,.

...
..
...

..

3,381
3,411
3,521
3,649
3,373
3,155
3,184
3,294
3,442
3,616
3,837
3,934
3,981
3,944
3,923
3,818
3,659

_

Government

Finance,
insurance,
and real
estate

-

8,511
8,675
8,971
9,404
9,808
10,081
10,473
10.906
11,102
11,333
11,765
12,212
12,671
11,892
11,802
11,891
12,088
12,186
12,239
12,150
12,143
12,240
12,353
12,595
12,969

p=preliminary.
NOTE:

Data include Alaska and Hawaii beginning 1959.

Digitized for FRASER
http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

This inclusi

lcrease of 212,000 (0.4 percent) in the nonagricultural total for the March 1959 benchmark month.

10,811
11,242
11,384
11,418

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