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Table B-9. Indexes of aggregate weekly hours and payrolls for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-9. Indexes of aggregate weekly hours and payrolls for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)
[2002=100]
Industry Index of aggregate weekly hours(2) Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(3)
Oct.
2019
Aug.
2020
Sept.
2020(p)
Oct.
2020(p)
Percent change from:
Sept.
2020 - Oct.
2020(p)
Oct.
2019
Aug.
2020
Sept.
2020(p)
Oct.
2020(p)
Percent change from:
Sept.
2020 - Oct.
2020(p)

Total private

118.7 110.0 110.9 112.2 1.2 188.5 182.1 183.6 186.1 1.4

Goods-producing

94.5 87.7 88.0 88.7 0.8 144.4 136.9 137.3 139.0 1.2

Mining and logging

134.2 103.8 104.0 103.3 -0.7 240.8 184.8 183.9 183.1 -0.4

Construction

111.7 104.4 105.1 106.6 1.4 173.0 165.7 164.9 169.0 2.5

Manufacturing

84.9 79.4 79.6 80.1 0.6 123.8 118.5 119.9 120.5 0.5

Durable goods

86.2 79.7 80.0 80.3 0.4 125.0 118.4 119.8 120.8 0.8

Nondurable goods

82.6 78.7 78.9 79.6 0.9 121.3 118.3 119.5 119.6 0.1

Private service-providing

125.1 116.1 117.6 118.6 0.9 201.8 196.2 198.6 200.6 1.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

110.9 106.5 107.2 108.7 1.4 164.8 164.4 164.8 168.0 1.9

Wholesale trade

108.6 100.8 101.9 102.4 0.5 168.5 160.6 162.3 163.4 0.7

Retail trade

102.4 100.4 100.7 101.6 0.9 147.1 152.7 153.5 155.8 1.5

Transportation and warehousing

141.3 133.0 135.1 140.8 4.2 202.6 197.1 195.4 205.6 5.2

Utilities

95.7 93.7 94.0 93.4 -0.6 148.0 152.5 153.0 152.3 -0.5

Information

92.4 86.0 85.9 86.8 1.0 158.0 153.9 153.6 156.8 2.1

Financial activities

118.1 114.3 115.6 115.8 0.2 202.7 206.2 209.7 211.4 0.8

Professional and business services

137.4 129.0 130.4 132.4 1.5 230.1 225.5 228.2 230.8 1.1

Education and health services

146.9 141.4 142.2 142.5 0.2 239.2 237.0 239.5 240.2 0.3

Leisure and hospitality

132.0 97.6 102.1 103.9 1.8 220.0 162.6 171.3 174.9 2.1

Other services

105.5 96.4 97.8 98.9 1.1 165.7 157.1 159.6 161.6 1.3

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(2) The indexes of aggregate weekly hours are calculated by dividing the current month's estimates of aggregate hours by the corresponding 2002 annual average aggregate hours. Aggregate hours estimates are the product of estimates of average weekly hours and employment.
(3) The indexes of aggregate weekly payrolls are calculated by dividing the current month's estimates of aggregate weekly payrolls by the corresponding 2002 annual average aggregate weekly payrolls. Aggregate payrolls estimates are the product of estimates of average hourly earnings, average weekly hours, and employment.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2019 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: November 06, 2020