Employment in for-hire transportation industries accounted for about 45 percent of total transportation-related industry employment in recent years. The trucking and warehousing industry and air transportation together accounted for about 70 percent of the employment in for-hire transportation in the last few years.
|Employment in For-Hire Transportation Industries (thousands)||Aug-01||Sep-01|
|Trucking and warehousing||1,844||1,843|
|Percent change from previous month||-1.02||-0.05|
|Percent change from previous month||-0.08||-0.46|
|Percent change from previous month||0.21||1.03|
|Percent change from previous month||-0.64||0.00|
|Percent change from previous month||0.00||0.44|
|Percent change from previous month||-1.97||1.01|
|Percent change from previous month||0.00||0.00|
NOTE: For-hire transportation includes establishments providing passenger and freight transportation and related services on a fee basis to the general public or other business enterprises. For-hire does not include in-house transportation establishments within nontransportation enterprises, which provide transportation services for the enterprises own use.
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.