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Employment Situation Summary Table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Aug.
2021
June
2022
July
2022(p)
Aug.
2022(p)

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

Total nonfarm

517 293 526 315

Total private

497 346 477 308

Goods-producing

48 43 66 45

Mining and logging

5 8 6 7

Construction

2 10 24 16

Manufacturing

41 25 36 22

Durable goods(1)

30 10 29 19

Motor vehicles and parts

14.8 1.7 3.6 -1.9

Nondurable goods

11 15 7 3

Private service-providing

449 303 411 263

Wholesale trade

5.4 10.0 15.1 15.1

Retail trade

36.6 22.3 29.1 44.0

Transportation and warehousing

31.9 15.9 24.6 4.8

Utilities

-1.8 0.2 1.0 0.6

Information

25 26 16 7

Financial activities

9 5 13 17

Professional and business services(1)

83 90 84 68

Temporary help services

5.7 6.5 8.5 11.6

Education and health services(1)

29 94 118 68

Health care and social assistance

13.9 82.0 93.7 61.5

Leisure and hospitality

202 43 95 31

Other services

29 -4 16 7

Government

20 -53 49 7

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

588 349 402 378

Total private

548 348 385 377

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.8 49.8 49.9 49.8

Total private women employees

48.4 48.4 48.5 48.4

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.7 34.5 34.6 34.5

Average hourly earnings

$30.76 $32.11 $32.26 $32.36

Average weekly earnings

$1,067.37 $1,107.80 $1,116.20 $1,116.42

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

108.7 112.4 113.1 113.0

Over-the-month percent change

0.1 0.0 0.6 -0.1

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

159.9 172.5 174.4 174.9

Over-the-month percent change

0.4 0.4 1.1 0.3

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

Total private (256 industries)

67.6 71.1 69.7 62.1

Manufacturing (74 industries)

55.4 62.8 62.2 57.4

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 2021 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: September 02, 2022