TRANSPORTATION SUPPORTING INDUSTRY EMPLOYMENT

TRANSPORTATION SUPPORTING INDUSTRY EMPLOYMENT

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

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Employment in Transportation Supporting Industries (monthly data, seasonally adjusted). If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov for further assistance.

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. Employment of automotive dealers and service stations increased 0.33 percent in May 2002. At the same time, employment of motor vehicle and equipment manufacturing increased 0.22 percent.

Employment in Transportation Supporting Industries (thousands) Apr-02 May-02
Auto dealers and service stations 2,429 2,437
Auto dealers and service stations percent change from previous month  0.12  0.33
Auto repair and parking 1,262 1,263
Auto repair and parking percent change from previous month  0.16  0.08
Motor vehicle and equipment manufacturing   912   914
Motor vehicle and equipment manufacturing percent change from previous month -0.33  0.22
Aircraft and parts manufacturing   417   417
Aircraft and parts manufacturing percent change from previous month -0.48  0.00
Other transportation equipment manufacturing   343   348
Other transportation equipment manufacturing percent change from previous month  0.88  1.46

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/cps/home.htm.