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Employment Situation Summary Table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Sept.
2020
July
2021
Aug.
2021(p)
Sept.
2021(p)

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

Total nonfarm

716 1,091 366 194

Total private

932 816 332 317

Goods-producing

91 74 37 52

Mining and logging

3 5 6 4

Construction

33 12 0 22

Manufacturing

55 57 31 26

Durable goods(1)

38 41 20 16

Motor vehicles and parts

5.1 14.1 9.9 -6.1

Nondurable goods

17 16 11 10

Private service-providing

841 742 295 265

Wholesale trade

33.9 15.0 -3.2 16.9

Retail trade

29.5 -6.1 -3.8 56.1

Transportation and warehousing

44.0 56.1 54.5 47.3

Utilities

1.7 0.3 -0.8 -0.5

Information

42 19 29 32

Financial activities

38 31 11 2

Professional and business services(1)

140 91 85 60

Temporary help services

18.3 18.6 -3.7 -5.2

Education and health services(1)

68 84 51 -7

Health care and social assistance

124.9 43.6 1.6 12.3

Leisure and hospitality

394 408 38 74

Other services

50 44 34 -16

Government

-216 275 34 -123

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

1,342 889 806 550

Total private

1,174 726 652 488

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.8 49.9 49.9 49.8

Total private women employees

48.4 48.4 48.4 48.3

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

81.4 81.4 81.4 81.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.8 34.7 34.6 34.8

Average hourly earnings

$29.50 $30.55 $30.66 $30.85

Average weekly earnings

$1,026.60 $1,060.09 $1,060.84 $1,073.58

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

104.8 108.8 108.8 109.7

Over-the-month percent change

1.1 0.6 0.0 0.8

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

147.9 158.9 159.5 161.8

Over-the-month percent change

1.2 1.0 0.4 1.4

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

Total private (257 industries)

70.6 70.0 66.9 61.7

Manufacturing (75 industries)

66.7 67.3 56.0 54.0

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 2020 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: October 08, 2021