Business and Economic Research Center | Middle Tennessee State University
Tennessee
Employment growth by industry (year over year %)
2009 2010
Industry Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Total Nonfarm -3.7 -2.9 -1.9 -0.9 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.9 0.9 0.9
Mining, Logging, and Construction -13.6 -14.0 -10.5 -7.6 -6.0 -4.5 -5.6 -4.4 -5.1 -2.1 -0.6 1.5
Manufacturing -9.7 -7.6 -5.6 -3.3 -1.7 0.2 0.5 0.5 1.1 1.1 0.7 0.8
Durable Goods -13.4 -10.7 -8.2 -5.8 -3.7 -0.4 0.0 -0.3 0.4 1.3 1.5 2.4
Non-Durable Goods -4.2 -3.1 -1.8 0.4 1.1 0.9 1.2 1.6 2.1 0.7 -0.3 -1.3
Wholesale Trade -6.5 -5.8 -4.1 -2.6 -1.4 -0.3 0.5 0.6 0.8 2.5 0.8 1.5
Retail Trade -2.3 -0.9 0.7 2.0 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.5 2.1 2.4 2.2 1.5
Transportation and Utilities -9.8 -9.3 -8.3 -6.2 -5.5 -5.0 -3.9 -4.8 -3.4 -1.2 -0.9 -0.2
Information -5.7 -3.5 -4.1 -4.2 -4.4 -4.2 -5.4 -6.6 -7.7 -6.1 -6.3 -4.3
Financial Activities -3.0 -3.0 -3.3 -3.2 -2.7 -2.3 -1.9 -2.2 -1.6 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9
Professional and Business Services -4.3 -2.8 -0.4 1.6 4.7 2.8 4.7 4.0 3.8 4.2 4.4 5.1
Education and Health Services 2.1 3.0 3.3 2.4 1.6 1.1 1.4 1.9 2.6 2.1 2.2 1.1
Leisure and Hospitality -3.2 -2.9 -2.6 -1.9 -2.3 -2.1 -2.1 -1.2 -0.2 0.7 0.5 0.3
Other Services -2.0 -2.1 -2.3 -0.8 -0.1 -0.7 -0.5 0.2 0.6 1.2 1.3 0.2
Government 0.1 -0.3 -0.4 0.0 2.3 1.3 0.6 0.9 -0.1 -0.8 -0.7 -0.3
Data: Bureau of Labor Statistics, not seasonally adjusted. Legend
Table: Employment Growth by Industry   Job loss
10 Tennessee MSAs   Flat to moderate decline
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