Employment Situation Summary Table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category May
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019(p)
May
2019(p)

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

Total nonfarm

270 153 224 75

Total private

264 153 205 90

Goods-producing

63 13 35 8

Mining and logging

5 1 0 1

Construction

37 15 30 4

Manufacturing

21 -3 5 3

Durable goods(1)

14 -6 2 4

Motor vehicles and parts

-5.7 -6.6 -1.9 2.8

Nondurable goods

7 3 3 -1

Private service-providing

201 140 170 82

Wholesale trade

5.8 0.1 10.8 7.1

Retail trade

18.3 -14.8 -13.6 -7.6

Transportation and warehousing

18.3 -3.3 6.7 -0.2

Utilities

-1.4 1.1 -2.7 0.4

Information

2 4 -10 -5

Financial activities

15 11 13 2

Professional and business services(1)

51 19 62 33

Temporary help services

1.4 -10.5 9.9 5.1

Education and health services(1)

39 72 73 27

Health care and social assistance

36.7 67.3 55.9 24.0

Leisure and hospitality

38 32 17 26

Other services

15 19 14 -1

Government

6 0 19 -15

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

216 174 144 151

Total private

207 165 135 149

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.6 49.8 49.8 49.9

Total private women employees

48.2 48.4 48.4 48.5

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.4 82.4 82.3 82.3

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.5 34.5 34.4 34.4

Average hourly earnings

$26.99 $27.71 $27.77 $27.83

Average weekly earnings

$931.16 $956.00 $955.29 $957.35

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

109.4 111.1 110.9 111.0

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 0.5 -0.2 0.1

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

141.1 147.1 147.3 147.7

Over-the-month percent change

0.5 0.5 0.1 0.3

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

Total private (258 industries)

67.1 58.1 59.9 54.8

Manufacturing (76 industries)

63.8 53.9 50.7 52.0

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 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: June 07, 2019