Chart 3. Employment by sector in the United States and China, 2002, in percent
Mining and construction 6.6%
Mining and construction 7.7%
SOURCES: U.S. data are from Comparative Civilian Labor Force Statistics, Ten Countries, 1960–2004 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 13, 2005); on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/fls/flslforc.pdf. Chinese data are from official yearend enterprise reports as published in China Statistical Yearbook 2003 (Beijing, China Statistics Press, 2003), pp. 128–29.