ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018(p)
Mar.
2018(p)

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

Total nonfarm

73 175 155 239 190 221 14 271 216 175 176 326 103

Total private

68 174 165 220 188 208 16 277 217 174 188 320 102

Goods-producing

18 16 15 35 -8 75 15 38 78 82 55 106 15

Mining and logging

5 11 4 5 2 8 0 1 6 1 7 9 8

Construction

3 -5 7 16 -6 28 9 17 42 42 28 65 -15

Manufacturing

10 10 4 14 -4 39 6 20 30 39 20 32 22

Durable goods(1)

4 4 5 14 -12 31 5 10 27 29 17 28 22

Motor vehicles and parts

2.6 -0.2 -1.2 1.6 -24.6 23.1 -2.4 -1.6 3.3 2.5 0.3 4.9 3.3

Nondurable goods

6 6 -1 0 8 8 1 10 3 10 3 4 0

Private service-providing

50 158 150 185 196 133 1 239 139 92 133 214 87

Wholesale trade

-3.6 5.6 -0.4 11.1 6.6 3.6 7.6 7.5 10.0 8.6 6.9 7.1 11.4

Retail trade

-31.8 -4.2 -10.0 3.4 -1.0 3.9 1.8 6.5 27.2 -25.9 11.9 47.3 -4.4

Transportation and warehousing

13.8 3.0 20.4 7.2 3.7 12.4 25.4 13.7 12.1 8.7 15.3 18.0 9.8

Utilities

0.0 -0.6 -1.4 0.7 -0.7 -0.2 0.4 0.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.9 1.8 4.0

Information

-1 -11 -4 2 -3 -1 -8 0 -4 -4 -16 -2 2

Financial activities

6 13 11 15 13 15 8 9 9 8 3 30 2

Professional and business services(1)

36 50 57 40 53 42 27 60 16 31 38 55 33

Temporary help services

6.2 5.5 17.2 13.2 13.1 5.3 10.5 19.8 7.1 -1.0 -1.7 21.0 -0.6

Education and health services(1)

23 46 36 56 57 48 14 15 38 30 50 28 25

Health care and social assistance

24.3 44.0 24.8 53.5 48.9 15.8 10.2 35.7 27.8 30.9 30.1 40.7 33.8

Leisure and hospitality

7 49 26 35 63 4 -75 110 20 31 21 23 5

Other services

0 7 16 14 5 5 0 17 11 5 3 6 -1

Government

5 1 -10 19 2 13 -2 -6 -1 1 -12 6 1

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

177 149 134 190 195 217 142 169 167 221 189 226 202

Total private

175 149 136 186 191 205 137 167 170 223 193 227 203

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

Total nonfarm women employees

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

Total private women employees

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

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 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 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.4 34.5 34.5 34.4 34.5 34.5

Average hourly earnings

$26.11 $26.17 $26.21 $26.26 $26.34 $26.39 $26.51 $26.47 $26.54 $26.64 $26.71 $26.74 $26.82

Average weekly earnings

$895.57 $900.25 $901.62 $903.34 $906.10 $907.82 $909.29 $910.57 $915.63 $919.08 $918.82 $922.53 $925.29

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

106.5 106.9 107.1 107.3 107.4 107.6 107.3 107.8 108.3 108.5 108.3 108.9 109.0

Over-the-month percent change

-0.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 -0.3 0.5 0.5 0.2 -0.2 0.6 0.1

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

132.9 133.8 134.1 134.6 135.3 135.7 136.0 136.5 137.5 138.2 138.3 139.3 139.8

Over-the-month percent change

-0.1 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.7 0.4

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

59.5 60.5 56.8 65.3 64.5 64.3 57.0 63.2 66.1 65.5 57.2 71.1 62.6

Over 3-month span

72.7 67.4 58.7 63.8 68.8 70.3 64.1 67.6 66.7 71.1 69.4 71.9 71.5

Over 6-month span

69.8 67.4 69.2 69.0 67.6 66.7 68.2 70.7 72.5 71.3 70.2 74.8 76.4

Over 12-month span

70.3 69.2 70.2 70.2 67.6 69.8 71.1 71.9 75.8 75.2 73.4 75.0 75.8

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

59.2 54.6 44.7 59.2 60.5 71.7 54.6 63.8 63.2 68.4 55.9 73.7 63.8

Over 3-month span

68.4 67.1 53.3 57.2 59.9 65.8 61.8 73.7 64.5 76.3 76.3 75.7 72.4

Over 6-month span

66.4 61.8 62.5 60.5 61.8 60.5 63.2 66.4 67.8 73.0 75.0 77.6 80.3

Over 12-month span

58.6 56.6 57.9 60.5 53.3 61.8 63.2 66.4 75.0 71.7 72.4 71.7 71.7

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 2017 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: April 6, 2018