Employment in Transportation Supporting Industries (monthly data, seasonally adjusted)
Employment in transportation supporting industries accounts for over half of total transportation-related industry employment. Automotive dealers and service stations employ the most people among transportation supporting industries. After a decrease in April 2001, employment of automotive dealers and service stations increased 0.37 percent in May 2001. At the same time, employment of motor vehicle and equipment experienced a decrease of 1.58 percent.
|Employment in Transportation Supporting Industries (thousands)||Apr-01||May-01|
|Auto dealers and service stations||2,419||2,428|
|Auto dealers and service stations percent change from previous month||-0.04||0.37|
|Auto repair and parking||1,298||1,308|
|Auto repair and parking percent change from previous month||0.00||0.77|
|Motor vehicle and equipment manufacturing||951||936|
|Motor vehicle and equipment manufacturing percent change from previous month||-0.52||-1.58|
|Aircraft and parts manufacturing||464||465|
|Aircraft and parts manufacturing percent change from previous month||-0.22||0.22|
|Other transportation equipment manufacturing||354||356|
|Other transportation equipment manufacturing percent change from previous month||0.00||0.56|
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Status of Civilian Population by sex and age ("A" Tables) and Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry ("B" Tables), available at: http://www.bls.gov/cpsatabs.htm.