Comparison of All NORA Sectors - Table A
|NORA sector1||Estimated Population Represented by Sample||% of U.S. Workforce|
|Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing||2,307,864||1.5|
|Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction2||720,938||0.5|
|Wholesale and Retail Trade||20,994,763||13.7|
|Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities||7,638,934||5.0|
|Healthcare and Social Assistance||20,520,877||13.4|
1 All sectors were defined by industry codes, except for Public Safety, which was defined by occupation codes. At the request of sector leaders, Public Safety workers in Service industries (n=188) are excluded from the Services sector estimates; but, Public Safety workers in other industries are included in the estimates for those industry sectors in addition to being included in the Public Safety sector estimates.
2 The Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction sectors were combined due to small sample sizes.
- Page last reviewed: October 23, 2013
- Page last updated: October 23, 2013
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies