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Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)

Employment and Earnings Summary Table B

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Oct.
2020
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021(p)
Oct.
2021(p)

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

Total nonfarm

680 264 -306 233 536 785 269 614 962 1,091 483 312 531

Total private

954 359 -274 122 622 724 226 555 808 816 504 365 604

Goods-producing

107 68 82 -7 -20 159 -41 16 42 74 54 65 108

Mining and logging

2 3 0 -1 2 15 3 4 12 5 6 4 4

Construction

73 24 47 12 -57 93 -9 -24 -2 12 -1 30 44

Manufacturing

32 41 35 -18 35 51 -35 36 32 57 49 31 60

Durable goods(1)

12 30 18 -17 27 28 -31 27 31 41 34 20 41

Motor vehicles and parts

-6.5 17.7 3.9 -6.4 -0.1 -0.3 -41.6 29.1 -2.8 14.1 14.6 -5.6 27.7

Nondurable goods

20 11 17 -1 8 23 -4 9 1 16 15 11 19

Private service-providing

847 291 -356 129 642 565 267 539 766 742 450 300 496

Wholesale trade

9.2 14.8 14.8 14.2 7.7 18.9 6.9 14.8 27.4 15.0 -5.2 7.3 13.5

Retail trade

106.5 -2.1 30.1 18.5 14.4 41.9 -22.0 59.9 88.9 -6.1 22.2 57.3 35.3

Transportation and warehousing

71.3 123.6 -43.2 5.9 36.4 42.7 -54.9 15.0 23.6 56.1 67.3 57.4 54.4

Utilities

-1.5 -0.6 -1.0 0.9 -0.2 0.6 0.4 -0.9 -0.7 0.3 -2.2 -0.2 0.2

Information

-9 0 9 13 6 5 11 20 12 19 33 4 10

Financial activities

34 10 18 7 -7 13 17 2 0 31 17 7 21

Professional and business services(1)

241 95 159 90 93 74 -79 50 70 91 139 76 100

Temporary help services

121.2 39.0 62.1 99.7 47.6 -5.8 -122.3 7.5 31.0 18.6 27.4 6.1 41.1

Education and health services(1)

83 43 -29 -14 57 104 23 46 72 84 72 13 64

Health care and social assistance

93.0 48.4 38.9 -91.7 52.6 51.3 32.4 12.8 15.5 43.6 13.7 34.0 46.9

Leisure and hospitality

265 10 -498 -17 413 227 328 319 397 408 71 88 164

Other services

48 -3 -16 11 22 37 37 13 76 44 36 -10 33

Government

-274 -95 -32 111 -86 61 43 59 154 275 -21 -53 -73

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

993 553 213 64 154 518 530 556 615 889 845 629 442

Total private

984 748 346 69 157 489 524 502 530 726 709 562 491

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.8 49.8 49.7 49.8 49.8 49.7 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.9 49.9 49.8 49.8

Total private women employees

48.4 48.4 48.3 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

81.5 81.5 81.5 81.4 81.5 81.4 81.3 81.4 81.3 81.4 81.4 81.4 81.5

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.8 34.8 34.7 35.0 34.6 34.9 34.9 34.8 34.7 34.7 34.6 34.8 34.7

Average hourly earnings

$29.52 $29.61 $29.91 $29.92 $30.00 $29.97 $30.17 $30.31 $30.44 $30.55 $30.67 $30.85 $30.96

Average weekly earnings

$1,027.30 $1,030.43 $1,037.88 $1,047.20 $1,038.00 $1,045.95 $1,052.93 $1,054.79 $1,056.27 $1,060.09 $1,061.18 $1,073.58 $1,074.31

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

105.7 106.0 105.4 106.5 105.8 107.3 107.5 107.7 108.1 108.8 108.9 109.9 110.1

Over-the-month percent change

0.9 0.3 -0.6 1.0 -0.7 1.4 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.9 0.2

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

149.1 150.0 150.8 152.3 151.7 153.8 155.1 156.1 157.3 158.9 159.7 162.1 163.0

Over-the-month percent change

0.8 0.6 0.5 1.0 -0.4 1.4 0.8 0.6 0.8 1.0 0.5 1.5 0.6

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

70.4 64.4 61.7 50.4 61.7 73.0 60.9 64.0 69.8 70.0 71.2 63.6 71.8

Over 3-month span

75.1 79.0 74.3 63.4 59.3 66.9 75.3 72.0 73.0 72.8 77.6 74.7 74.1

Over 6-month span

81.3 81.5 79.0 75.7 77.8 76.7 73.7 72.2 74.9 81.1 78.6 76.3 78.0

Over 12-month span

15.2 13.6 14.6 16.0 16.1 20.4 83.3 83.9 80.4 80.4 81.7 80.4 81.1

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

60.0 59.3 70.0 46.0 60.0 75.3 58.7 59.3 68.7 67.3 64.7 57.3 70.0

Over 3-month span

59.3 73.3 75.3 64.0 68.0 69.3 74.0 64.0 69.3 69.3 77.3 64.7 68.0

Over 6-month span

79.3 74.0 69.3 68.0 75.3 76.0 70.7 74.7 76.0 81.3 78.7 74.7 67.3

Over 12-month span

12.0 12.0 11.3 16.7 18.7 21.3 86.7 80.0 75.3 77.3 79.3 74.7 78.7

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 2020 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: November 5, 2021