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

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

Total nonfarm

14 271 216 175 176 324 155 175 268 208 165 270 134

Total private

16 277 217 174 188 321 153 174 260 192 137 254 121

Goods-producing

15 38 78 82 55 107 26 52 56 36 41 37 46

Mining and logging

0 1 6 1 7 9 8 8 3 7 0 6 5

Construction

9 17 42 42 28 67 -3 16 30 8 19 26 23

Manufacturing

6 20 30 39 20 31 21 28 23 21 22 5 18

Durable goods(1)

5 10 27 29 17 26 19 22 14 19 21 5 17

Motor vehicles and parts

-2.4 -1.6 3.3 2.5 0.3 4.4 -0.2 1.2 -6.8 4.8 -1.0 1.6 -0.4

Nondurable goods

1 10 3 10 3 5 2 6 9 2 1 0 1

Private service-providing

1 239 139 92 133 214 127 122 204 156 96 217 75

Wholesale trade

7.6 7.5 10.0 8.6 6.9 3.4 9.8 -9.8 9.0 12.7 10.3 21.3 4.4

Retail trade

1.8 6.5 27.2 -25.9 11.9 46.0 11.4 -2.4 29.1 -41.8 2.0 11.5 -20.0

Transportation and warehousing

25.4 13.7 12.1 8.7 15.3 17.8 19.7 2.4 15.8 15.0 8.2 21.3 23.8

Utilities

0.4 0.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.9 1.4 -0.5 1.3 -1.7 -0.4 -3.0 0.6 0.1

Information

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

Financial activities

8 9 9 8 3 29 5 3 12 12 3 12 13

Professional and business services(1)

27 60 16 31 38 61 41 59 49 47 39 65 54

Temporary help services

10.5 19.8 7.1 -1.0 -1.7 22.2 -3.0 17.8 -0.7 -6.5 10.3 12.4 10.6

Education and health services(1)

14 15 38 30 50 32 29 38 42 67 36 58 18

Health care and social assistance

10.2 35.7 27.8 30.9 30.1 43.8 34.5 32.3 35.9 29.4 33.0 42.4 29.8

Leisure and hospitality

-75 110 20 31 21 18 2 14 35 28 13 21 -17

Other services

0 17 11 5 3 7 3 14 11 18 -13 9 -1

Government

-2 -6 -1 1 -12 3 2 1 8 16 28 16 13

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

142 169 167 221 189 225 218 218 199 217 214 214 190

Total private

137 167 170 223 193 228 221 216 196 209 196 194 171

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 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7

Total private women employees

48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3

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 34.5 34.5 34.4 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.6 34.5 34.5 34.5

Average hourly earnings

$26.51 $26.47 $26.54 $26.64 $26.71 $26.74 $26.80 $26.86 $26.94 $26.99 $27.07 $27.16 $27.24

Average weekly earnings

$909.29 $910.57 $915.63 $919.08 $918.82 $922.53 $924.60 $926.67 $929.43 $933.85 $933.92 $937.02 $939.78

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

107.3 107.8 108.3 108.5 108.3 108.9 109.1 109.2 109.4 109.9 109.7 110.0 110.1

Over-the-month percent change

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

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

136.0 136.5 137.5 138.2 138.3 139.3 139.7 140.2 141.0 141.8 142.0 142.8 143.3

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.7 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.4

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

57.0 63.2 66.1 65.5 57.2 70.2 65.3 62.4 70.2 64.1 59.7 63.6 60.9

Over 3-month span

64.1 67.6 66.7 71.1 69.4 70.9 73.1 71.3 67.4 72.1 71.3 66.5 66.5

Over 6-month span

68.2 70.7 72.5 71.3 70.2 73.3 76.0 76.0 78.9 74.2 74.4 72.1 73.1

Over 12-month span

71.1 71.9 75.8 75.2 73.4 75.4 76.7 76.6 76.7 78.1 76.9 76.9 75.8

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

54.6 63.8 63.2 68.4 55.9 72.4 64.5 62.5 69.1 65.8 59.9 61.8 62.5

Over 3-month span

61.8 73.7 64.5 76.3 76.3 76.3 75.7 71.1 64.5 68.4 75.7 66.4 64.5

Over 6-month span

63.2 66.4 67.8 73.0 75.0 75.0 74.3 77.6 80.9 77.0 76.3 69.1 74.3

Over 12-month span

63.2 66.4 75.0 71.7 72.4 74.3 73.7 75.7 77.0 79.6 82.2 77.6 79.6

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: October 5, 2018