Employed Wage and Salary Workers Represented by Unions, 2011


Find the percentage of workers represented by unions in selected occupations.

Occupation

Percent of
workers

Professional and related 20%
Production, transportation, and material moving 16.8
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 17.9
Management, business, and financial operations 6.0
Service 11.8
Sales and office 7.7

Industry

Percent of
workers

Public sector 40.7%
Transportation and utilities 22.1
Information 10.8
Construction 14.9
Manufacturing 11.2
Mining 7.8
Education and health services 10.0

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Web: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/union2.pdf


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