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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 Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020
May
2020
June
2020
July
2020
Aug.
2020
Sept.
2020
Oct.
2020
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021(p)
Mar.
2021(p)

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

Total nonfarm

-1,683 -20,679 2,833 4,846 1,726 1,583 716 680 264 -306 233 468 916

Total private

-1,622 -19,731 3,345 4,807 1,523 1,066 932 954 359 -274 122 558 780

Goods-producing

-188 -2,378 691 505 60 53 91 107 68 82 -7 -44 183

Mining and logging

-16 -52 -21 -4 -4 -4 3 2 3 0 -1 -6 20

Construction

-91 -1,022 469 167 26 26 33 73 24 47 12 -56 110

Manufacturing

-81 -1,304 243 342 38 31 55 32 41 35 -18 18 53

Durable goods(1)

-46 -899 139 271 30 -2 38 12 30 18 -17 9 30

Motor vehicles and parts

-7.3 -352.6 37.6 187.1 43.7 -4.1 5.1 -6.5 17.7 3.9 -6.4 -3.0 -1.0

Nondurable goods

-35 -405 104 71 8 33 17 20 11 17 -1 9 23

Private service-providing

-1,434 -17,353 2,654 4,302 1,463 1,013 841 847 291 -356 129 602 597

Wholesale trade

-18.6 -390.6 22.6 48.3 -19.5 7.1 33.9 9.2 14.8 14.8 14.2 6.2 23.7

Retail trade

-126.2 -2,248.3 408.8 858.7 240.1 252.9 29.5 106.5 -2.1 30.1 18.5 28.0 22.5

Transportation and warehousing

-1.0 -573.6 -9.5 96.7 49.5 87.2 44.0 71.3 123.6 -43.2 5.9 35.5 47.5

Utilities

-0.4 -3.5 -1.5 -3.0 0.5 0.4 1.7 -1.5 -0.6 -1.0 0.9 -0.1 0.3

Information

-16 -265 -39 8 -10 25 42 -9 0 9 13 3 -2

Financial activities

-25 -254 17 21 12 28 38 34 10 18 7 -9 16

Professional and business services(1)

-151 -2,236 165 321 147 200 140 241 95 159 90 78 66

Temporary help services

-50.3 -947.7 49.1 151.2 133.5 99.4 18.3 121.2 39.0 62.1 99.7 49.8 -0.8

Education and health services(1)

-218 -2,625 385 564 214 199 68 83 43 -29 -14 57 101

Health care and social assistance

-136.1 -2,181.9 367.3 475.7 201.4 110.2 124.9 93.0 48.4 38.9 -91.7 50.8 36.4

Leisure and hospitality

-782 -7,442 1,455 2,012 666 139 394 265 10 -498 -17 384 280

Other services

-95 -1,315 250 376 163 74 50 48 -3 -16 11 19 42

Government

-61 -948 -512 39 203 517 -216 -274 -95 -32 111 -90 136

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

-360 -7,358 -6,510 -4,333 3,135 2,718 1,342 993 553 213 64 132 539

Total private

-375 -7,037 -6,003 -3,860 3,225 2,465 1,174 984 748 346 69 135 487

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

Total nonfarm women employees

50.0 49.2 49.1 49.5 49.7 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.7 49.8 49.8 49.7

Total private women employees

48.6 47.6 47.6 48.1 48.2 48.3 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.3 48.4 48.5 48.4

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.1 80.3 80.6 81.0 81.3 81.3 81.4 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.4 81.5 81.5

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.1 34.2 34.7 34.6 34.6 34.7 34.8 34.8 34.8 34.7 35.0 34.6 34.9

Average hourly earnings

$28.74 $30.07 $29.74 $29.35 $29.37 $29.47 $29.50 $29.52 $29.61 $29.91 $29.92 $30.00 $29.96

Average weekly earnings

$980.03 $1,028.39 $1,031.98 $1,015.51 $1,016.20 $1,022.61 $1,026.60 $1,027.30 $1,030.43 $1,037.88 $1,047.20 $1,038.00 $1,045.60

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

109.6 93.0 97.3 101.2 102.5 103.7 104.8 105.7 106.0 105.4 106.5 105.7 107.3

Over-the-month percent change

-2.1 -15.1 4.6 4.0 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.9 0.3 -0.6 1.0 -0.8 1.5

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

150.6 133.7 138.3 142.0 143.9 146.1 147.9 149.1 150.0 150.8 152.3 151.6 153.7

Over-the-month percent change

-1.4 -11.2 3.4 2.7 1.3 1.5 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.5 1.0 -0.5 1.4

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

12.5 4.5 63.2 76.1 61.9 69.1 70.6 70.4 64.4 61.7 50.4 58.6 71.0

Over 3-month span

24.1 5.6 5.3 6.4 73.0 78.0 76.8 75.1 79.0 74.3 63.4 58.2 65.2

Over 6-month span

37.5 7.6 5.8 7.8 6.8 8.9 11.5 81.3 81.5 79.0 75.7 77.0 76.3

Over 12-month span

45.7 9.7 10.5 11.3 10.9 12.5 13.2 15.2 13.6 14.6 16.0 15.8 20.2

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

15.3 3.3 69.3 78.0 47.3 58.0 66.7 60.0 59.3 70.0 46.0 60.7 74.0

Over 3-month span

16.0 5.3 4.0 6.7 73.3 75.3 68.0 59.3 73.3 75.3 64.0 64.7 62.7

Over 6-month span

26.7 8.0 5.3 5.3 6.0 10.7 10.0 79.3 74.0 69.3 68.0 74.7 77.3

Over 12-month span

29.3 8.0 9.3 10.7 12.0 13.3 10.7 12.0 12.0 11.3 16.7 17.3 23.3

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.