ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Dec.
2016(p)

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

Total nonfarm

271 168 233 186 144 24 271 252 176 208 135 204 156

Total private

259 155 222 167 147 -1 238 221 132 205 146 198 144

Goods-producing

44 24 -20 -7 -12 -45 -5 14 -26 21 8 13 12

Mining and logging

-10 -12 -17 -15 -11 -10 -7 -4 -4 1 -2 3 -2

Construction

48 18 13 37 -6 -18 -6 16 -6 26 14 17 -3

Manufacturing

6 18 -16 -29 5 -17 8 2 -16 -6 -4 -7 17

Durable goods(1)

-2 11 -14 -25 3 -20 -5 4 -16 -6 4 -4 15

Motor vehicles and parts

0.1 3.1 3.0 -1.0 4.6 1.2 -3.0 5.8 -3.4 -0.7 1.1 2.3 2.9

Nondurable goods

8 7 -2 -4 2 3 13 -2 0 0 -8 -3 2

Private service-providing

215 131 242 174 159 44 243 207 158 184 138 185 132

Wholesale trade

3.8 12.6 2.4 3.6 6.0 -6.0 1.3 3.0 3.4 11.4 7.0 4.8 2.0

Retail trade

6.6 66.5 52.0 42.4 -2.2 0.1 22.2 12.9 16.8 22.5 -2.3 19.5 6.3

Transportation and warehousing

16.5 -20.9 0.4 5.7 11.9 4.5 -6.5 12.2 18.9 -3.2 13.0 11.4 14.7

Utilities

0.9 0.1 1.5 -0.9 0.0 -2.0 2.2 0.6 -0.7 0.3 0.7 -0.2 0.2

Information

10 0 11 8 0 -41 41 -5 -1 5 -2 -12 -6

Financial activities

8 17 8 14 21 16 17 17 18 2 8 8 13

Professional and business services(1)

60 -2 35 31 57 32 48 84 28 87 42 65 15

Temporary help services

24.9 -43.8 -2.2 -1.8 9.8 -14.7 15.7 15.8 -2.8 33.6 5.2 23.8 -15.5

Education and health services(1)

63 26 77 46 47 46 52 42 56 38 50 43 70

Health care and social assistance

46.7 43.4 56.7 36.7 33.8 41.0 49.5 52.1 37.6 22.5 42.9 34.6 63.3

Leisure and hospitality

35 34 37 18 15 3 53 36 10 8 20 37 24

Other services

12 -3 18 6 3 -8 13 4 9 13 1 9 -8

Government

12 13 11 19 -3 25 33 31 44 3 -11 6 12

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

282 240 224 196 188 118 146 182 233 212 173 182 165

Total private

281 231 212 181 179 104 128 153 197 186 161 183 163

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.4 49.4 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.7 49.7 49.6 49.6 49.6

Total private women employees

47.9 48.0 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

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

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.5 34.6 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.3

Average hourly earnings

$25.26 $25.38 $25.39 $25.45 $25.53 $25.59 $25.62 $25.71 $25.74 $25.81 $25.92 $25.90 $26.00

Average weekly earnings

$871.47 $878.15 $873.42 $875.48 $878.23 $880.30 $881.33 $884.42 $882.88 $887.86 $891.65 $888.37 $891.80

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

104.9 105.3 104.9 105.0 105.2 105.2 105.4 105.6 105.4 105.8 106.0 105.8 106.0

Over-the-month percent change

0.3 0.4 -0.4 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 -0.2 0.4 0.2 -0.2 0.2

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

126.6 127.8 127.3 127.8 128.3 128.6 129.0 129.7 129.6 130.6 131.3 131.0 131.7

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 0.9 -0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.5 -0.1 0.8 0.5 -0.2 0.5

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

62.0 59.4 58.8 56.3 54.0 46.9 59.0 61.5 58.6 58.0 59.0 55.7 57.1

Over 3-month span

65.6 66.0 64.3 59.5 58.8 52.3 53.2 57.6 61.3 59.9 59.4 58.6 58.0

Over 6-month span

66.0 66.8 66.4 67.6 64.7 60.7 58.2 58.6 56.9 59.5 62.4 63.5 60.9

Over 12-month span

68.1 69.8 70.4 70.4 69.8 64.9 67.4 63.5 65.3 62.2 65.3 60.7 62.4

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

55.1 57.6 43.0 34.8 44.9 39.9 46.8 48.1 46.2 46.2 48.1 44.3 48.7

Over 3-month span

54.4 62.7 51.3 39.9 35.4 32.3 39.9 46.2 43.0 45.6 45.6 47.5 45.6

Over 6-month span

49.4 53.8 54.4 48.1 45.6 41.8 40.5 40.5 37.3 40.5 43.7 48.1 48.7

Over 12-month span

51.9 59.5 53.8 52.5 47.5 44.9 48.7 46.2 47.5 43.7 44.3 40.5 43.7

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 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: January 6, 2017