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. Employment of automotive dealers and service stations increased 0.21 percent in July 2001. At the same time, employment of motor vehicle and equipment experienced a increase of 1.18 percent.

Employment in Transportation Supporting Industries (thousands)    Jul-01       Aug-01   
Auto dealers and service stations 2,435 2,442
Auto dealers and service stations percent change from previous month  0.16  0.29
Auto repair and parking 1,313 1,309
Auto repair and parking percent change from previous month  0.77 -0.30
Motor vehicle and equipment manufacturing   934   929
Motor vehicle and equipment manufacturing percent change from previous month  0.32 -0.54
Aircraft and parts manufacturing   466   465
Aircraft and parts manufacturing percent change from previous month  0.22 -0.21
Other transportation equipment manufacturing   350   353
Other transportation equipment manufacturing percent change from previous month -0.85  0.86

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.