Potentially affected workers, by industry

Industry Number of workers without any coverage Number of workers with insufficient coverage Total number of workers affected Share not covered Share with insufficient coverage Share affected
Accommodation and food services 11,310 1,628 12,938 56.40% 8.10% 64.60%
Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 128,578 53,768 182,347 38.70% 16.20% 54.90%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 613 299 912 28.00% 13.70% 41.70%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 299 140 439 40.20% 18.90% 59.10%
Construction 74,140 29,475 103,615 33.80% 13.40% 47.20%
Educational services 11,654 7,778 19,431 10.10% 6.70% 16.80%
Finance and insurance 5,051 3,760 8,810 8.80% 6.60% 15.40%
Health care and social assistance 13,033 9,272 22,305 21.10% 15.00% 36.10%
Information 1,395 1,390 2,786 5.70% 5.60% 11.30%
Management of companies and enterprises 0 0 1 7.20% 12.30% 19.50%
Manufacturing (food, textile, apparel, leather 6,028 2,099 8,127 31.50% 11.00% 42.40%
Manufacturing (metals, machinery, computer, electronics electrical transportation equipment, furniture, miscellaneous 39,910 44,151 84,061 18.90% 20.90% 39.80%
Manufacturing (paper, printing, petroleum, coal, chemical, plastics, rubber, nonmetalic mineral 2,585 2,668 5,253 15.70% 16.20% 31.80%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 92 72 164 28.00% 22.00% 50.00%
Other services (except public administration) 7,863 4,092 11,955 32.80% 17.10% 49.90%
Postal service, courier/messanger, warehousing 1,499 744 2,243 13.50% 6.70% 20.20%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 111,633 59,128 170,761 15.80% 8.40% 24.20%
Real estate and rental and leasing 624 373 997 26.10% 15.60% 41.70%
Retail trade (motor vehicle, furniture, electronics, building material, food, health, gasoline, clothing 9,548 2,280 11,828 26.90% 6.40% 33.30%
Retail trade (sporting goods general merchandise, miscellaneous 796 350 1,146 35.80% 15.70% 51.60%
Transportation 14,670 9,222 23,892 21.50% 13.50% 35.10%
Utilities 217 119 336 6.50% 3.50% 10.00%
Wholesale trade 8,459 11,082 19,541 16.40% 21.50% 37.90%

Source: EPI analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics unpublished National Compensations Survey Data, Employment Requirement Matrix, and General Service Administration Federal Procurement Data System.

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