TRANSPORTATION SUPPORTING INDUSTRY EMPLOYMENT

TRANSPORTATION SUPPORTING INDUSTRY EMPLOYMENT

Employment in Transportation Supporting Industries (monthly data, seasonally adjusted)

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.