Employment Situation Summary Table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category July
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)
July
2017(p)

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

Total nonfarm

291 145 231 209

Total private

249 153 194 205

Goods-producing

26 13 32 22

Mining and logging

-4 6 5 0

Construction

18 7 15 6

Manufacturing

12 0 12 16

Durable goods(1)

9 5 16 13

Motor vehicles and parts

11.9 0.5 -0.2 1.6

Nondurable goods

3 -5 -4 3

Private service-providing

223 140 162 183

Wholesale trade

3.5 -1.8 10.3 6.1

Retail trade

18.6 -10.4 1.8 0.9

Transportation and warehousing

13.6 13.6 6.1 0.9

Utilities

0.6 -1.7 0.8 -0.9

Information

-2 -5 2 4

Financial activities

20 10 13 6

Professional and business services(1)

84 50 32 49

Temporary help services

16.4 15.3 2.9 14.7

Education and health services(1)

41 37 43 54

Health care and social assistance

54.2 29.7 55.2 45.0

Leisure and hospitality

42 33 40 62

Other services

2 15 13 1

Government

42 -8 37 4

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

210 134 194 195

Total private

178 135 180 184

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.6 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private women employees

48.2 48.1 48.1 48.1

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.3 82.4 82.4 82.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.4 34.4 34.5 34.5

Average hourly earnings

$25.71 $26.22 $26.27 $26.36

Average weekly earnings

$884.42 $901.97 $906.32 $909.42

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

105.5 106.9 107.4 107.6

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 -0.2 0.5 0.2

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

129.7 134.0 134.9 135.6

Over-the-month percent change

0.5 -0.1 0.7 0.5

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

Total private (261 industries)

62.1 54.4 62.5 63.2

Manufacturing (78 industries)

46.8 42.9 60.3 59.6

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.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: August 04, 2017