Nashville MSA
Employment growth by industry (year over year %)
[view summary table] 2014 2015
Industry
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Total nonfarm
4.1
3.7
3.8
3.6
3.7
3.4
3.6
3.8
3.9
3.3
2.9
3.1
3.4
Mining, Logging, and Construction
4.8
3.1
4.9
5.8
5.9
3.2
4.7
5.8
5.0
6.4
11.1
11.7
12.6
Manufacturing
5.3
5.5
4.6
4.8
4.6
4.4
3.1
3.9
3.8
3.3
3.2
3.1
3.2
Durable Goods
6.4
7.0
6.4
6.6
6.4
5.7
4.0
5.1
4.9
4.3
4.4
4.2
4.4
Non-Durable Goods
2.8
1.8
0.5
0.5
0.5
1.4
0.9
0.9
1.4
0.9
0.4
0.4
0.4
Wholesale Trade
3.5
2.7
2.7
2.4
2.9
2.9
2.7
3.1
3.4
4.1
1.9
1.4
1.9
Retail Trade
2.3
2.9
3.1
2.1
2.1
2.5
2.5
2.2
2.9
2.8
2.9
2.9
2.6
Transportation and Utilities
6.6
5.4
6.0
5.3
5.0
4.1
5.9
6.0
6.3
5.1
0.3
-0.5
8.6
Information
0.5
-1.0
-1.0
0.5
-2.4
-4.6
-0.5
-1.4
-0.5
0.0
-0.9
-1.4
1.0
Financial Activities
5.0
5.0
4.5
4.3
4.3
4.8
4.2
5.2
5.6
6.1
3.8
3.7
3.3
Professional and Business Services
8.3
7.3
7.2
8.7
8.6
8.3
7.6
8.4
7.4
5.5
3.8
4.9
5.1
Education and Health Services
2.3
1.8
1.9
1.8
2.0
1.7
2.4
2.2
2.3
3.4
4.0
3.4
3.2
Leisure and Hospitality
5.3
5.2
5.2
5.1
4.8
4.8
5.5
6.0
7.5
2.7
3.6
3.6
3.2
Other Services
2.3
1.7
1.7
1.4
1.1
0.8
0.8
0.0
0.3
0.8
0.3
3.0
0.0
Government
1.5
1.6
1.5
-0.1
1.0
0.5
0.4
0.3
0.3
-0.3
0.2
0.3
0.5
Data: Bureau of Labor Statistics, not seasonally adjusted. Legend
    Job loss
  Flat to moderate decline
    Job growth