ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019(p)
Feb.
2019(p)

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

Total nonfarm

330 182 196 270 262 178 282 108 277 196 227 311 20

Total private

304 173 184 264 236 173 246 108 285 200 224 308 25

Goods-producing

111 30 60 63 56 38 50 38 60 29 40 81 -32

Mining and logging

7 8 9 5 7 -1 8 3 6 -3 4 7 -5

Construction

73 2 29 37 17 19 34 17 25 5 16 53 -31

Manufacturing

31 20 22 21 32 20 8 18 29 27 20 21 4

Durable goods(1)

27 21 17 14 27 17 12 14 19 16 14 23 5

Motor vehicles and parts

7.9 3.6 -0.5 -5.7 6.2 -1.9 2.3 2.8 7.1 -1.9 1.2 -0.4 1.3

Nondurable goods

4 -1 5 7 5 3 -4 4 10 11 6 -2 -1

Private service-providing

193 143 124 201 180 135 196 70 225 171 184 227 57

Wholesale trade

3.2 7.5 -13.4 5.8 7.8 14.4 19.4 2.0 6.7 11.3 12.5 10.0 10.9

Retail trade

23.7 1.2 3.7 18.3 -34.2 2.3 5.9 -26.0 -9.9 32.5 -5.9 13.7 -6.1

Transportation and warehousing

28.4 22.5 6.6 18.3 18.7 8.0 23.8 23.2 24.3 23.6 -1.1 29.6 -3.0

Utilities

1.9 -0.2 1.4 -1.4 -0.5 -2.9 0.6 0.1 1.4 0.3 -0.2 1.1 -0.3

Information

0 12 5 2 0 1 -6 -4 10 -3 -2 -12 0

Financial activities

26 9 4 15 11 5 11 14 14 3 1 9 6

Professional and business services(1)

44 42 62 51 51 37 58 53 55 34 37 15 42

Temporary help services

11.4 -0.8 12.8 1.4 -1.5 5.1 12.9 13.7 14.3 1.3 13.5 -11.5 5.8

Education and health services(1)

36 37 24 39 65 48 60 25 37 29 67 64 4

Health care and social assistance

43.9 41.6 20.6 36.7 33.1 37.2 48.3 37.7 46.7 36.6 52.9 37.3 22.5

Leisure and hospitality

25 11 18 38 43 35 17 -24 79 39 65 89 0

Other services

4 1 13 15 18 -12 6 7 7 1 11 8 3

Government

26 9 12 6 26 5 36 0 -8 -4 3 3 -5

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

225 228 236 216 243 237 241 189 222 194 233 245 186

Total private

219 221 220 207 228 224 218 176 213 198 236 244 186

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.8

Total private women employees

48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.4

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 82.3

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.4 34.5 34.5 34.4

Average hourly earnings

$26.75 $26.84 $26.90 $26.99 $27.05 $27.11 $27.23 $27.30 $27.35 $27.43 $27.53 $27.55 $27.66

Average weekly earnings

$922.88 $925.98 $928.05 $931.16 $933.23 $935.30 $939.44 $941.85 $943.58 $943.59 $949.79 $950.48 $951.50

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

108.8 109.0 109.2 109.4 109.6 109.7 110.0 110.0 110.3 110.1 110.7 110.9 110.6

Over-the-month percent change

0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.3 -0.2 0.5 0.2 -0.3

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

139.2 139.8 140.4 141.1 141.7 142.2 143.1 143.6 144.2 144.4 145.6 146.1 146.3

Over-the-month percent change

0.7 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.8 0.3 0.1

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

68.0 65.3 64.7 67.1 67.6 61.8 66.1 61.8 67.4 61.6 65.9 60.7 57.2

Over 3-month span

69.8 72.3 71.5 70.0 71.3 72.9 69.8 68.0 66.9 69.4 70.9 68.4 68.4

Over 6-month span

69.4 73.8 74.2 75.6 75.2 73.1 73.6 76.9 76.7 76.4 74.6 74.6 72.5

Over 12-month span

69.4 73.6 71.9 75.8 74.4 73.8 74.8 76.4 76.2 78.7 77.1 77.9 77.5

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

66.4 67.1 63.8 63.8 66.4 63.2 60.5 63.2 59.9 65.8 65.1 60.5 51.3

Over 3-month span

75.7 69.7 68.4 65.8 69.1 74.3 69.7 65.8 65.8 71.7 68.4 65.8 63.2

Over 6-month span

74.3 76.3 78.3 80.3 77.0 73.0 69.1 74.3 74.3 74.3 75.7 71.7 75.0

Over 12-month span

75.0 74.3 74.3 76.3 79.6 80.3 76.3 76.3 74.3 80.3 79.6 76.3 77.6

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 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: March 8, 2019