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

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

Total nonfarm

84 251 273 228 277 150 149 295 280 271 168 245 215

Total private

90 241 256 226 245 123 162 304 279 259 155 236 195

Goods-producing

-20 21 5 -3 14 -23 -12 31 53 44 24 -15 -4

Mining and logging

-16 -15 -20 -4 -8 -9 -13 -4 -15 -10 -12 -17 -12

Construction

-7 38 17 0 11 4 10 33 65 48 18 20 37

Manufacturing

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

Durable goods(1)

0 -4 2 -2 -3 -6 -7 -4 -12 -2 11 -17 -24

Motor vehicles and parts

2.3 4.4 5.0 -0.2 2.1 6.1 4.2 0.9 -4.0 0.1 3.1 0.3 -1.5

Nondurable goods

3 2 6 3 14 -12 -2 6 15 8 7 -1 -5

Private service-providing

110 220 251 229 231 146 174 273 226 215 131 251 199

Wholesale trade

2.7 -1.5 6.7 2.3 5.7 3.4 -1.0 9.3 9.7 3.8 12.6 1.0 5.5

Retail trade

25.2 13.4 26.9 34.9 31.1 3.9 6.4 21.4 51.8 6.6 66.5 67.1 47.7

Transportation and warehousing

10.1 13.8 11.2 10.6 15.3 5.7 4.4 -6.6 11.8 16.5 -20.9 -6.5 -2.5

Utilities

0.4 0.8 1.1 0.1 2.5 1.2 -0.1 -0.2 2.2 0.9 0.1 1.8 0.0

Information

-3 10 2 4 5 -3 13 5 -18 10 0 10 1

Financial activities

12 7 9 19 20 13 3 11 18 8 17 5 15

Professional and business services(1)

27 69 80 76 46 35 40 91 48 60 -2 30 33

Temporary help services

10.3 14.6 11.7 21.6 -9.3 7.7 7.5 27.8 0.7 24.9 -43.8 -12.4 4.0

Education and health services(1)

38 77 57 55 58 62 55 78 45 63 26 84 51

Health care and social assistance

32.2 75.6 61.5 52.7 49.0 59.7 46.9 66.6 42.4 46.7 43.4 58.4 44.0

Leisure and hospitality

0 21 49 30 36 33 50 53 46 35 34 45 40

Other services

-2 9 8 -3 12 -9 4 11 11 12 -3 14 8

Government

-6 10 17 2 32 27 -13 -9 1 12 13 9 20

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

190 200 203 251 259 218 192 198 241 282 240 228 209

Total private

185 194 196 241 242 198 177 196 248 281 231 217 195

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.3 49.3 49.3 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 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 47.9 48.0 48.1 48.1

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.5 82.4 82.5 82.5 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 34.5 34.6 34.6 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.6 34.4 34.4

Average hourly earnings

$24.87 $24.91 $24.97 $24.96 $25.03 $25.12 $25.14 $25.21 $25.27 $25.26 $25.38 $25.36 $25.43

Average weekly earnings

$858.02 $859.40 $861.47 $861.12 $866.04 $869.15 $867.33 $869.75 $871.82 $871.47 $878.15 $872.38 $874.79

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

103.1 103.3 103.5 103.7 104.2 104.3 104.1 104.4 104.6 104.9 105.3 104.9 105.1

Over-the-month percent change

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

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

122.5 123.0 123.5 123.7 124.7 125.2 125.1 125.8 126.4 126.6 127.8 127.2 127.7

Over-the-month percent change

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

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

55.0 56.9 62.0 57.8 63.5 57.1 52.9 59.7 62.2 62.0 59.4 58.0 58.4

Over 3-month span

62.6 65.5 60.9 65.8 64.5 63.4 61.1 58.6 61.5 65.6 66.0 64.3 62.6

Over 6-month span

74.2 70.6 69.7 68.7 65.3 65.6 64.1 66.2 66.4 66.0 66.8 65.8 67.2

Over 12-month span

80.2 76.3 78.1 77.1 76.9 74.2 68.3 68.3 67.2 68.1 69.8 69.7 69.8

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

48.1 49.4 53.8 51.9 50.0 38.0 38.6 53.8 55.1 55.1 57.6 42.4 37.3

Over 3-month span

55.7 52.5 48.7 56.3 51.3 47.5 44.9 39.9 48.1 54.4 62.7 50.6 42.4

Over 6-month span

71.5 66.5 62.0 58.9 55.7 54.4 51.3 53.8 49.4 49.4 53.8 56.3 50.6

Over 12-month span

79.1 75.9 78.5 77.8 71.5 70.9 58.9 61.4 55.7 51.9 59.5 54.4 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: April 1, 2016