ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015
July
2015
Aug.
2015
Sept.
2015
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016(p)
Apr.
2016(p)

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

Total nonfarm

251 273 228 277 150 149 295 280 271 168 233 208 160

Total private

241 256 226 245 123 162 304 279 259 155 222 184 171

Goods-producing

21 5 -3 14 -23 -12 31 53 44 24 -20 0 -3

Mining and logging

-15 -20 -4 -8 -9 -13 -4 -15 -10 -12 -17 -12 -8

Construction

38 17 0 11 4 10 33 65 48 18 13 41 1

Manufacturing

-2 8 1 11 -18 -9 2 3 6 18 -16 -29 4

Durable goods(1)

-4 2 -2 -3 -6 -7 -4 -12 -2 11 -14 -24 6

Motor vehicles and parts

4.4 5.0 -0.2 2.1 6.1 4.2 0.9 -4.0 0.1 3.1 3.0 -1.5 6.1

Nondurable goods

2 6 3 14 -12 -2 6 15 8 7 -2 -5 -2

Private service-providing

220 251 229 231 146 174 273 226 215 131 242 184 174

Wholesale trade

-1.5 6.7 2.3 5.7 3.4 -1.0 9.3 9.7 3.8 12.6 2.4 9.7 2.7

Retail trade

13.4 26.9 34.9 31.1 3.9 6.4 21.4 51.8 6.6 66.5 52.0 39.0 -3.1

Transportation and warehousing

13.8 11.2 10.6 15.3 5.7 4.4 -6.6 11.8 16.5 -20.9 0.4 4.9 8.6

Utilities

0.8 1.1 0.1 2.5 1.2 -0.1 -0.2 2.2 0.9 0.1 1.5 -0.6 0.1

Information

10 2 4 5 -3 13 5 -18 10 0 11 6 0

Financial activities

7 9 19 20 13 3 11 18 8 17 8 14 20

Professional and business services(1)

69 80 76 46 35 40 91 48 60 -2 35 37 65

Temporary help services

14.6 11.7 21.6 -9.3 7.7 7.5 27.8 0.7 24.9 -43.8 -2.2 9.3 9.3

Education and health services(1)

77 57 55 58 62 55 78 45 63 26 77 43 54

Health care and social assistance

75.6 61.5 52.7 49.0 59.7 46.9 66.6 42.4 46.7 43.4 56.7 34.0 38.2

Leisure and hospitality

21 49 30 36 33 50 53 46 35 34 37 24 22

Other services

9 8 -3 12 -9 4 11 11 12 -3 18 7 5

Government

10 17 2 32 27 -13 -9 1 12 13 11 24 -11

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

200 203 251 259 218 192 198 241 282 240 224 203 200

Total private

194 196 241 242 198 177 196 248 281 231 212 187 192

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.3 49.3 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private women employees

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

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.4 82.5 82.5 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.5 34.5 34.5 34.6 34.6 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.6 34.4 34.4 34.5

Average hourly earnings

$24.91 $24.97 $24.96 $25.03 $25.12 $25.14 $25.21 $25.27 $25.26 $25.38 $25.39 $25.45 $25.53

Average weekly earnings

$859.40 $861.47 $861.12 $866.04 $869.15 $867.33 $869.75 $871.82 $871.47 $878.15 $873.42 $875.48 $880.79

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

103.3 103.5 103.7 104.2 104.3 104.1 104.4 104.6 104.9 105.3 104.9 105.1 105.5

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.1 -0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 -0.4 0.2 0.4

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

123.0 123.5 123.7 124.7 125.2 125.1 125.8 126.4 126.6 127.8 127.3 127.8 128.8

Over-the-month percent change

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

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

56.9 62.0 57.8 63.5 57.1 52.9 59.7 62.2 62.0 59.4 58.8 58.6 56.3

Over 3-month span

65.5 60.9 65.8 64.5 63.4 61.1 58.6 61.5 65.6 66.0 64.3 60.7 58.0

Over 6-month span

70.6 69.7 68.7 65.3 65.6 64.1 66.2 66.4 66.0 66.8 66.4 67.0 65.6

Over 12-month span

76.3 78.1 77.1 76.9 74.2 68.3 68.3 67.2 68.1 69.8 70.4 69.8 70.4

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

49.4 53.8 51.9 50.0 38.0 38.6 53.8 55.1 55.1 57.6 43.0 36.7 47.5

Over 3-month span

52.5 48.7 56.3 51.3 47.5 44.9 39.9 48.1 54.4 62.7 51.3 41.1 34.8

Over 6-month span

66.5 62.0 58.9 55.7 54.4 51.3 53.8 49.4 49.4 53.8 54.4 46.8 46.8

Over 12-month span

75.9 78.5 77.8 71.5 70.9 58.9 61.4 55.7 51.9 59.5 53.8 52.5 50.6

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

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: May 6, 2016