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

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

Total nonfarm

155 239 190 221 14 271 216 175 176 324 155 159 223

Total private

165 220 188 208 16 277 217 174 188 321 153 162 218

Goods-producing

15 35 -8 75 15 38 78 82 55 107 26 53 47

Mining and logging

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

Construction

7 16 -6 28 9 17 42 42 28 67 -3 21 25

Manufacturing

4 14 -4 39 6 20 30 39 20 31 21 25 18

Durable goods(1)

5 14 -12 31 5 10 27 29 17 26 19 19 15

Motor vehicles and parts

-1.2 1.6 -24.6 23.1 -2.4 -1.6 3.3 2.5 0.3 4.4 -0.2 0.3 -4.4

Nondurable goods

-1 0 8 8 1 10 3 10 3 5 2 6 3

Private service-providing

150 185 196 133 1 239 139 92 133 214 127 109 171

Wholesale trade

-0.4 11.1 6.6 3.6 7.6 7.5 10.0 8.6 6.9 3.4 9.8 -11.4 4.2

Retail trade

-10.0 3.4 -1.0 3.9 1.8 6.5 27.2 -25.9 11.9 46.0 11.4 8.8 31.1

Transportation and warehousing

20.4 7.2 3.7 12.4 25.4 13.7 12.1 8.7 15.3 17.8 19.7 1.6 18.7

Utilities

-1.4 0.7 -0.7 -0.2 0.4 0.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.9 1.4 -0.5 1.4 -1.1

Information

-4 2 -3 -1 -8 0 -4 -4 -16 -1 6 4 6

Financial activities

11 15 13 15 8 9 9 8 3 29 5 3 8

Professional and business services(1)

57 40 53 42 27 60 16 31 38 61 41 43 31

Temporary help services

17.2 13.2 13.1 5.3 10.5 19.8 7.1 -1.0 -1.7 22.2 -3.0 9.2 -7.8

Education and health services(1)

36 56 57 48 14 15 38 30 50 32 29 33 39

Health care and social assistance

24.8 53.5 48.9 15.8 10.2 35.7 27.8 30.9 30.1 43.8 34.5 29.1 31.7

Leisure and hospitality

26 35 63 4 -75 110 20 31 21 18 2 12 21

Other services

16 14 5 5 0 17 11 5 3 7 3 14 13

Government

-10 19 2 13 -2 -6 -1 1 -12 3 2 -3 5

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

134 190 195 217 142 169 167 221 189 225 218 213 179

Total private

136 186 191 205 137 167 170 223 193 228 221 212 178

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 49.6 49.6 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 48.2 48.2 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

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

Average hourly earnings

$26.21 $26.26 $26.34 $26.39 $26.51 $26.47 $26.54 $26.64 $26.71 $26.74 $26.80 $26.84 $26.92

Average weekly earnings

$901.62 $903.34 $906.10 $907.82 $909.29 $910.57 $915.63 $919.08 $918.82 $922.53 $924.60 $925.98 $928.74

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

107.1 107.3 107.4 107.6 107.3 107.8 108.3 108.5 108.3 108.9 109.1 109.2 109.4

Over-the-month percent change

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

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

134.1 134.6 135.3 135.7 136.0 136.5 137.5 138.2 138.3 139.3 139.7 140.1 140.8

Over-the-month percent change

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

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

56.8 65.3 64.5 64.3 57.0 63.2 66.1 65.5 57.2 70.2 65.3 64.0 67.6

Over 3-month span

58.7 63.8 68.8 70.3 64.1 67.6 66.7 71.1 69.4 70.9 73.1 70.9 67.2

Over 6-month span

69.2 69.0 67.6 66.7 68.2 70.7 72.5 71.3 70.2 73.3 76.0 75.4 74.4

Over 12-month span

70.2 70.2 67.6 69.8 71.1 71.9 75.8 75.2 73.4 75.4 76.7 76.6 76.4

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

44.7 59.2 60.5 71.7 54.6 63.8 63.2 68.4 55.9 72.4 64.5 61.8 63.8

Over 3-month span

53.3 57.2 59.9 65.8 61.8 73.7 64.5 76.3 76.3 76.3 75.7 69.7 60.5

Over 6-month span

62.5 60.5 61.8 60.5 63.2 66.4 67.8 73.0 75.0 75.0 74.3 77.6 75.7

Over 12-month span

57.9 60.5 53.3 61.8 63.2 66.4 75.0 71.7 72.4 74.3 73.7 75.0 75.0

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 2017 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: June 1, 2018