ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Aug.
2013
Sept.
2013
Oct.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014(p)
Aug.
2014(p)

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

Total nonfarm

202 164 237 274 84 144 222 203 304 229 267 212 142

Total private

180 153 247 272 86 166 201 200 278 228 260 213 134

Goods-producing

17 22 38 68 -13 65 48 21 50 26 34 67 22

Mining and logging

3 6 5 1 0 6 4 4 5 2 5 8 2

Construction

6 13 15 32 -20 51 24 13 36 9 8 31 20

Manufacturing

8 3 18 35 7 8 20 4 9 15 21 28 0

Durable goods(1)

14 9 13 19 0 1 17 14 10 21 18 30 2

Motor vehicles and parts

7.6 2.9 4.6 4.7 0.1 -6.5 11.8 -0.5 1.5 9.9 6.7 12.8 -4.6

Nondurable goods

-6 -6 5 16 7 7 3 -10 -1 -6 3 -2 -2

Private service-providing(1)

163 131 209 204 99 101 153 179 228 202 226 146 112

Wholesale trade

10.4 11.3 -1.8 16.8 11.0 18.3 14.7 7.8 15.9 6.0 12.9 6.0 6.5

Retail trade

29.4 27.3 41.9 22.3 52.0 -21.5 -5.6 28.9 43.0 12.0 35.4 20.9 -8.4

Transportation and warehousing

10.2 23.1 4.8 32.4 4.5 15.5 -4.9 13.9 12.0 16.6 13.4 19.1 1.2

Utilities

-0.6 0.0 -0.6 1.4 -1.3 -1.6 0.1 1.9 -1.0 0.3 0.6 2.2 1.6

Information

-28 13 6 1 -15 -3 -11 -1 1 -6 11 5 -3

Financial activities

-4 -1 7 -4 2 -1 10 0 9 8 19 10 7

Professional and business services(1)

42 37 53 73 16 49 82 47 72 57 70 36 47

Temporary help services

17.1 19.7 4.0 36.6 32.2 7.6 25.4 22.1 15.1 14.5 15.0 9.7 13.0

Education and health services(1)

64 9 31 25 5 16 32 40 32 59 48 33 37

Health care and social assistance

57.8 14.5 24.4 24.4 2.6 11.4 23.8 34.9 26.3 58.1 33.7 40.1 42.7

Leisure and hospitality

34 9 65 37 18 25 35 31 32 45 21 12 15

Other services

6 2 3 -1 7 4 1 9 12 4 -5 2 8

Government

22 11 -10 2 -2 -22 21 3 26 1 7 -1 8

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4

Total private women employees

48.1 48.1 48.0 48.0 48.0 48.0 48.0 48.0 48.0 48.0 48.0 47.9 47.9

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.6 82.6 82.6 82.6 82.6 82.6 82.7 82.7 82.7 82.7 82.7 82.6 82.6

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.5 34.5 34.4 34.5 34.3 34.4 34.3 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5

Average hourly earnings

$24.03 $24.06 $24.09 $24.15 $24.17 $24.22 $24.29 $24.32 $24.33 $24.38 $24.45 $24.47 $24.53

Average weekly earnings

$829.04 $830.07 $828.70 $833.18 $829.03 $833.17 $833.15 $839.04 $839.39 $841.11 $843.53 $844.22 $846.29

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

99.0 99.1 99.1 99.6 99.1 99.5 99.4 100.1 100.4 100.6 100.8 101.0 101.1

Over-the-month percent change

0.4 0.1 0.0 0.5 -0.5 0.4 -0.1 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

113.5 113.8 113.9 114.8 114.3 115.0 115.2 116.2 116.6 117.0 117.6 117.9 118.4

Over-the-month percent change

0.7 0.3 0.1 0.8 -0.4 0.6 0.2 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
PRODUCTION AND NONSUPERVISORY
EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

33.7 33.6 33.6 33.7 33.5 33.6 33.4 33.7 33.7 33.7 33.7 33.7 33.7

Average hourly earnings

$20.17 $20.21 $20.25 $20.30 $20.35 $20.39 $20.49 $20.48 $20.50 $20.54 $20.58 $20.62 $20.68

Average weekly earnings

$679.73 $679.06 $680.40 $684.11 $681.73 $685.10 $684.37 $690.18 $690.85 $692.20 $693.55 $694.89 $696.92

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

106.5 106.3 106.6 107.1 106.6 107.0 106.6 107.8 108.1 108.3 108.5 108.7 108.8

Over-the-month percent change

0.8 -0.2 0.3 0.5 -0.5 0.4 -0.4 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

143.5 143.5 144.2 145.3 144.9 145.8 146.0 147.5 148.0 148.6 149.2 149.7 150.3

Over-the-month percent change

0.8 0.0 0.5 0.8 -0.3 0.6 0.1 1.0 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

63.1 59.8 63.4 66.9 57.2 62.7 61.0 59.7 65.2 64.4 64.0 65.9 59.1

Over 3-month span

62.1 62.1 65.2 68.0 68.6 66.3 65.5 66.9 69.1 72.7 69.7 68.4 64.8

Over 6-month span

62.7 65.0 64.4 67.4 66.9 71.2 72.5 72.9 72.7 72.5 70.8 72.9 72.2

Over 12-month span

66.7 68.8 69.1 69.5 70.8 72.5 68.8 73.7 71.0 74.8 74.2 76.5 76.1

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

55.6 54.9 55.6 65.4 57.4 55.6 53.1 53.7 54.9 63.0 54.3 54.9 51.2

Over 3-month span

46.3 53.7 54.3 59.9 74.1 66.7 55.6 53.1 55.6 62.3 60.5 57.4 53.1

Over 6-month span

45.7 44.4 49.4 51.2 63.6 66.0 69.1 69.8 63.0 61.7 54.9 59.3 60.5

Over 12-month span

45.7 49.4 51.2 51.9 58.0 59.9 56.2 60.5 54.9 58.6 61.1 61.1 61.7

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. Based on seasonally adjusted data for 1-, 3-, 6-month spans and unadjusted data for the 12-month span.
(p) Preliminary

 

Last Modified Date: September 5, 2014