According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), gross job gains exceeded gross job losses in 10 of 13 industries in the first quarter of 2019. The service-providing industries experienced a net job increase of 414,000 jobs in the first quarter of 2019. Within service-providing industries, education and health services had the largest over-the-quarter net job increase, with a gain of 152,000 jobs.
The goods-producing industries experienced a net job increase of 111,000 jobs in the first quarter of 2019. Of the goods-producing industries, construction experienced a net increase of 84,000 jobs, manufacturing added 26,000 jobs, and natural resources and mining showed a net gain of 1,000 jobs. Gross job gains from opening and expanding private-sector establishments were 7.4 million, a decrease of 393,000 jobs from the previous quarter. Gross job losses from closing and contracting private-sector establishments were 6.9 million, a decrease of 107,000 jobs from the previous quarter.
BLS, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2019/gross-job-gains-exceeded-gross-job-losses-in-10-industries-over-the-quarter-ending-march-2019.htm