Industries

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides data by industry. Workplaces are classified into industries based on their principal product or activity, as determined from information on annual sales volume. Two examples of industries are manufacturing and retail trade.

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Occupational Employment Statistics
National estimates of employment and wages by occupation for over 700 occupations are available for specific industries from the Occupational Employment Statistics program.

Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
State and national data available by industry for injuries and illnesses; national data by industry for fatalities.

Employment, Hours, and Earnings
Current Employment Statistics survey of payroll records covers over 390,000 businesses on a monthly basis and provides detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls for the nation.

Producer Price Index
The Producer Price Index program measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output.

Compensation Cost Trends
Quarterly indexes measuring change over time in labor costs and annual data measuring level of average costs per hour worked (ECEC).

Productivity and Costs
Output per hour and unit labor costs for U.S. business sector, nonfarm business sector, and manufacturing sector. In addition, output per hour and unit labor costs are available for specific industries.