Employment Situation Summary Table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Oct.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014(p)
Oct.
2014(p)

EMPLOYMENT BY SELECTED INDUSTRY
(Over-the-month change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

237 203 256 214

Total private

247 200 244 209

Goods-producing

38 22 36 28

Mining and logging

5 2 8 1

Construction

15 17 19 12

Manufacturing

18 3 9 15

Durable goods(1)

13 4 9 14

Motor vehicles and parts

4.6 -6.0 1.4 0.6

Nondurable goods

5 -1 0 1

Private service-providing(1)

209 178 208 181

Wholesale trade

-1.8 5.7 5.1 8.5

Retail trade

41.9 -3.9 34.0 27.1

Transportation and warehousing

4.8 11.4 5.2 13.3

Information

6 14 13 -4

Financial activities

7 12 12 3

Professional and business services(1)

53 49 55 37

Temporary help services

4.0 20.6 17.8 15.1

Education and health services(1)

31 50 43 41

Health care and social assistance

24.4 39.9 24.6 27.2

Leisure and hospitality

65 26 48 52

Other services

3 11 -5 3

Government

-10 3 12 5

WOMEN AND PRODUCTION AND NONSUPERVISORY EMPLOYEES(2)
AS A PERCENT OF ALL EMPLOYEES

Total nonfarm women employees

49.5 49.4 49.4 49.4

Total private women employees

48.0 47.9 47.9 47.9

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.6 82.6 82.6 82.6

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.4 34.5 34.5 34.6

Average hourly earnings

$24.09 $24.54 $24.54 $24.57

Average weekly earnings

$828.70 $846.63 $846.63 $850.12

Index of aggregate weekly hours (2007=100)(3)

99.1 101.2 101.4 101.9

Over-the-month percent change

0.0 0.2 0.2 0.5

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls (2007=100)(4)

113.9 118.5 118.7 119.4

Over-the-month percent change

0.1 0.5 0.2 0.6

HOURS AND EARNINGS
PRODUCTION AND NONSUPERVISORY EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

33.6 33.8 33.7 33.8

Average hourly earnings

$20.25 $20.67 $20.66 $20.70

Average weekly earnings

$680.40 $698.65 $696.24 $699.66

Index of aggregate weekly hours (2002=100)(3)

106.6 109.2 109.0 109.5

Over-the-month percent change

0.3 0.5 -0.2 0.5

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls (2002=100)(4)

144.2 150.8 150.5 151.5

Over-the-month percent change

0.5 0.7 -0.2 0.7

DIFFUSION INDEX(5)
(Over 1-month span)

Total private (264 industries)

63.4 64.2 60.4 62.3

Manufacturing (81 industries)

55.6 57.4 53.1 58.6

Footnotes
(1) Includes other industries, not shown separately.
(2) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries.
(3) The indexes of aggregate weekly hours are calculated by dividing the current month's estimates of aggregate hours by the corresponding annual average aggregate hours.
(4) The indexes of aggregate weekly payrolls are calculated by dividing the current month's estimates of aggregate weekly payrolls by the corresponding annual average aggregate weekly payrolls.
(5) Figures are the percent of industries with employment increasing plus one-half of the industries with unchanged employment, where 50 percent indicates an equal balance between industries with increasing and decreasing employment.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: November 07, 2014