Nashville MSA *reflects new annual benchmarked data
Employment growth by industry (year over year %)
 
[view summary table] 2013 2014
Industry Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb
Total Nonfarm 3.2 2.6 3.0 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.7 3.4 3.2
Mining, Logging, and Construction -1.3 -3.1 -0.3 1.2 2.8 3.7 2.8 1.8 5.0 7.3 10.5 12.0 10.1
Manufacturing 7.3 6.7 7.4 7.6 7.2 5.0 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 4.5
Durable Goods 8.8 8.1 9.6 9.5 9.3 6.0 6.0 5.5 5.7 4.6 4.8 4.6 5.8
Non-Durable Goods 3.9 3.9 2.9 3.4 2.4 2.9 3.3 3.8 3.3 2.8 2.3 2.3 1.4
Wholesale Trade 3.2 3.4 3.9 3.6 3.9 4.1 3.3 3.8 2.6 2.3 2.8 4.1 3.8
Retail Trade -0.8 -2.0 -1.4 -0.8 -0.4 -0.4 0.5 0.6 -0.4 -0.7 0.7 1.7 2.0
Transportation and Utilities 11.0 9.5 8.5 7.1 8.4 6.8 6.7 3.5 0.9 -1.9 -1.9 1.8 -0.6
Information 1.0 2.0 1.0 -1.4 1.0 2.5 1.5 1.5 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 0.0
Financial Activities 4.6 5.4 5.4 5.4 4.5 5.9 4.7 4.3 3.2 2.4 1.2 2.2 1.2
Professional and Business Services 7.1 5.5 5.1 5.0 4.5 4.3 5.4 6.0 7.4 7.7 7.3 8.7 10.0
Education and Health Services 2.0 2.0 2.2 3.0 2.8 2.3 2.6 2.2 2.6 2.5 1.3 0.7 0.6
Leisure and Hospitality 5.2 4.0 5.1 4.8 4.9 7.2 6.6 7.0 5.1 5.7 3.6 5.4 4.2
Other Services 2.9 2.5 3.1 3.4 2.4 2.8 3.1 3.1 1.9 3.1 2.2 1.6 1.5
Government -0.8 -1.1 -0.6 -0.6 -0.4 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 -0.5 -0.1 -0.2 -0.8
Data: Bureau of Labor Statistics, not seasonally adjusted. Legend
    Job loss
    Flat to moderate decline
    Job growth