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Birth/Death Adjustment

The plus 162k employment report this morning includes the following Birth/Death adjustments. Construction picked up 15k jobs. Fourteen thousand came from the B/D adjustment. The financial sector loss15k jobs for the month. The B/D adjustment added 3k. Total B/D adjustment was 81k jobs or 50% of the jobs gain.
 2010 Net Birth/Death Adjustment, not seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
  
Supersector
Jan
Feb
Mar
Mining & Logging
-2
0
1
Construction
-97
1
14
Manufacturing
-32
4
4
Trade, Transportation, & Utilities
-73
5
12
Information
-14
6
-1
Financial Activities
-36
2
3
Professional & Business Services
-116
29
10
Education & Health Services
-16
16
0
Leisure & Hospitality
-24
29
34
Other Services
-17
5
4
Total Nonfarm Birth/Death Adjustment
-427
97
81

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