ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017(p)
Aug.
2017(p)

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

Total nonfarm

176 249 124 164 155 216 232 50 207 145 210 189 156

Total private

143 223 132 178 150 204 222 59 194 153 207 202 165

Goods-producing

-24 11 9 35 32 51 88 17 19 13 42 23 70

Mining and logging

-3 0 -2 7 2 5 12 6 10 6 6 0 6

Construction

-4 23 16 28 12 34 54 0 0 7 15 -3 28

Manufacturing

-17 -12 -5 0 18 12 22 11 9 0 21 26 36

Durable goods(1)

-20 -10 -1 3 13 10 4 6 4 5 19 19 28

Motor vehicles and parts

-8.8 -5.2 2.5 1.4 0.9 4.3 -5.5 2.0 -0.6 0.5 2.9 5.3 13.7

Nondurable goods

3 -2 -4 -3 5 2 18 5 5 -5 2 7 8

Private service-providing

167 212 123 143 118 153 134 42 175 140 165 179 95

Wholesale trade

3.0 13.3 3.7 5.6 1.6 6.4 10.8 -3.0 7.3 -1.8 11.9 6.1 6.3

Retail trade

16.7 27.3 -6.8 -12.9 13.3 35.3 -28.7 -39.5 -4.0 -10.4 -3.7 -1.9 0.8

Transportation and warehousing

18.5 -1.7 11.8 21.8 13.4 -12.9 7.6 3.9 7.2 13.6 5.6 1.6 1.9

Utilities

-0.6 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 -0.8 -0.4 -0.5 -0.4 -1.7 0.8 -0.6 -0.5

Information

0 8 -6 -12 -6 -8 -6 -8 -11 -5 -1 -4 -8

Financial activities

15 9 6 12 22 30 5 4 16 10 15 10 10

Professional and business services(1)

31 83 55 46 36 59 35 58 46 50 44 50 40

Temporary help services

1.0 29.5 12.6 25.5 -17.4 15.1 9.8 12.8 1.7 15.3 11.1 10.1 0.1

Education and health services(1)

53 48 45 31 50 17 68 16 45 37 40 54 25

Health care and social assistance

39.7 23.6 41.6 28.2 39.2 25.3 35.8 18.7 48.1 29.7 50.6 43.5 16.6

Leisure and hospitality

21 11 11 44 5 15 33 11 60 33 38 58 4

Other services

10 13 3 7 -17 12 10 0 9 15 14 6 16

Government

33 26 -8 -14 5 12 10 -9 13 -8 3 -13 -9

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

255 239 183 179 148 178 201 166 163 134 187 181 185

Total private

220 205 166 178 153 177 192 162 158 135 185 187 191

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.5 49.6 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private women employees

48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.3 82.3 82.3 82.3 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.3 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.3 34.5 34.4 34.5 34.5 34.4

Average hourly earnings

$25.74 $25.81 $25.90 $25.91 $25.98 $26.02 $26.10 $26.13 $26.18 $26.22 $26.27 $26.36 $26.39

Average weekly earnings

$882.88 $887.86 $890.96 $888.71 $893.71 $895.09 $895.23 $896.26 $903.21 $901.97 $906.32 $909.42 $907.82

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

105.3 105.8 105.9 105.8 106.2 106.4 106.3 106.3 107.1 106.9 107.4 107.6 107.4

Over-the-month percent change

-0.2 0.5 0.1 -0.1 0.4 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.8 -0.2 0.5 0.2 -0.2

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

129.6 130.6 131.2 131.0 131.9 132.3 132.6 132.8 134.1 134.0 134.9 135.6 135.5

Over-the-month percent change

-0.1 0.8 0.5 -0.2 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 1.0 -0.1 0.7 0.5 -0.1

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

55.7 57.9 60.9 51.5 60.0 59.2 65.1 55.4 59.8 54.4 64.9 64.9 63.8

Over 3-month span

65.3 64.2 60.0 60.2 58.6 57.5 66.1 65.9 64.4 57.7 61.5 65.7 67.4

Over 6-month span

58.6 63.6 64.8 65.7 60.2 58.6 65.9 63.6 65.7 69.0 68.4 68.4 66.5

Over 12-month span

64.6 66.1 65.7 62.5 62.3 61.3 62.1 62.8 66.1 67.2 68.0 67.0 70.5

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

42.3 39.7 51.3 48.7 53.8 50.6 64.7 53.8 52.6 42.9 60.3 62.2 73.1

Over 3-month span

50.6 48.1 45.5 51.9 55.1 57.7 60.3 62.8 62.2 47.4 56.4 60.9 67.3

Over 6-month span

39.7 46.8 46.2 51.9 51.3 48.1 56.4 61.5 57.1 60.3 59.6 64.7 64.1

Over 12-month span

41.7 51.9 46.2 45.5 46.8 44.2 46.8 51.9 54.5 56.4 55.1 55.8 66.0

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. Based on seasonally adjusted data for 1-, 3-, 6-month spans and unadjusted data for the 12-month span.
(p) Preliminary

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

 

Last Modified Date: September 1, 2017