Employment Situation Summary Table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category May
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018(p)
May
2018(p)

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

Total nonfarm

155 155 159 223

Total private

165 153 162 218

Goods-producing

15 26 53 47

Mining and logging

4 8 7 4

Construction

7 -3 21 25

Manufacturing

4 21 25 18

Durable goods(1)

5 19 19 15

Motor vehicles and parts

-1.2 -0.2 0.3 -4.4

Nondurable goods

-1 2 6 3

Private service-providing

150 127 109 171

Wholesale trade

-0.4 9.8 -11.4 4.2

Retail trade

-10.0 11.4 8.8 31.1

Transportation and warehousing

20.4 19.7 1.6 18.7

Utilities

-1.4 -0.5 1.4 -1.1

Information

-4 6 4 6

Financial activities

11 5 3 8

Professional and business services(1)

57 41 43 31

Temporary help services

17.2 -3.0 9.2 -7.8

Education and health services(1)

36 29 33 39

Health care and social assistance

24.8 34.5 29.1 31.7

Leisure and hospitality

26 2 12 21

Other services

16 3 14 13

Government

-10 2 -3 5

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

134 218 213 179

Total private

136 221 212 178

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.5 49.6 49.6 49.6

Total private women employees

48.1 48.2 48.2 48.2

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.4 34.5 34.5 34.5

Average hourly earnings

$26.21 $26.80 $26.84 $26.92

Average weekly earnings

$901.62 $924.60 $925.98 $928.74

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

107.1 109.1 109.2 109.4

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

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

134.1 139.7 140.1 140.8

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 0.3 0.3 0.5

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

Total private (258 industries)

56.8 65.3 64.0 67.6

Manufacturing (76 industries)

44.7 64.5 61.8 63.8

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

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2017 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: June 01, 2018