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660. Self-Employed Workers, by Industry and Occupation

[In thousands (7,031 represents 7,031,000). For civilian noninstitutional population 16 years old and over. Annual averages of monthly figures. Data from 1992 forward are not fully comparable with data for prior years because of the introduction of the occupational and industrial classification used in the 1990 census. Based on the Current Population Survey; see text, Section 1, Population, and Appendix III]

 
ITEM 1970 1975 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1 1991 1992 1993 1994 1 1995 1996 1997 1 1998 1 1999 1
 
Total self-employed 7,031 7,427 8,642 8,898 9,140 9,338 9,269 9,328 9,624 9,917 10,008 10,097 10,274 9,960 10,280 10,648 10,482 10,490 10,513 10,303 10,087
 
Industry: Agriculture 1,810 1,722 1,642 1,636 1,565 1,553 1,458 1,447 1,423 1,398 1,403 1,378 1,423 1,385 1,320 1,645 1,580 1,518 1,457 1,341 1,297
  Nonagriculture 5,221 5,705 7,000 7,262 7,575 7,785 7,811 7,881 8,201 8,519 8,605 8,719 8,851 8,575 8,960 9,003 8,902 8,971 9,056 8,962 8,790
    Mining 14 16 28 34 29 25 20 26 27 28 26 24 23 22 17 13 16 15 14 21 16
    Construction 687 839 1,173 1,117 1,158 1,235 1,301 1,369 1,384 1,427 1,423 1,457 1,442 1,460 1,549 1,506 1,460 1,496 1,492 1,519 1,545
    Manufacturing 264 273 358 353 371 360 347 371 354 394 406 427 418 390 439 426 433 406 422 428 380
    Transportation and public utilities 196 223 282 304 322 318 315 318 335 345 323 301 317 337 372 385 396 432 438 430 429
    Trade 1,667 1,709 1,899 1,870 1,932 1,920 1,792 1,787 1,841 1,823 1,882 1,851 1,873 1,770 1,886 1,906 1,772 1,760 1,761 1,640 1,621
    Finance, insurance, and real estate 254 335 458 490 532 544 558 556 597 624 621 630 611 622 655 625 660 674 629 609 661
    Services 2,140 2,310 2,804 3,093 3,233 3,383 3,477 3,455 3,663 3,878 3,924 4,030 4,166 3,975 4,041 4,142 4,166 4,189 4,300 4,317 4,138
 
Occupation:
  Managerial and professional specialty (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 2,437 2,531 2,585 2,554 2,714 2,929 3,059 3,050 3,092 2,895 3,078 3,106 3,147 3,288 3,432 3,400 3,298
  Technical, sales, and administrative support (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 2,114 2,132 2,059 2,092 2,139 2,155 2,195 2,240 2,231 2,176 2,319 2,380 2,341 2,304 2,219 2,117 2,111
  Service occupations (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 887 939 980 998 1,058 1,159 1,146 1,207 1,268 1,079 1,044 1,178 1,190 1,198 1,179 1,198 1,136
  Precision production, craft, and repair (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,527 1,602 1,611 1,651 1,680 1,674 1,648 1,675 1,694 1,799 1,888 1,740 1,618 1,595 1,651 1,697 1,665
  Operators, fabricators, and laborers (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 599 583 568 577 595 604 585 567 581 625 631 639 631 634 629 584 607
  Farming, forestry, and fishing (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,580 1,551 1,465 1,456 1,438 1,395 1,376 1,358 1,408 1,377 1,320 1,605 1,556 1,471 1,403 1,307 1,270


NA Not available.
1 See footnote 2, Table 643.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bulletin 2307; Employment and Earnings, monthly, January issues; and unpublished data.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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