ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category May
2016
June
2016
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)
May
2017(p)

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

Total nonfarm

43 297 291 176 249 124 164 155 216 232 50 174 138

Total private

17 269 249 143 223 132 178 150 204 222 59 173 147

Goods-producing

-44 6 26 -24 11 9 35 32 51 88 17 19 16

Mining and logging

-9 -6 -4 -3 0 -2 7 2 5 12 6 9 6

Construction

-14 0 18 -4 23 16 28 12 34 54 0 -1 11

Manufacturing

-21 12 12 -17 -12 -5 0 18 12 22 11 11 -1

Durable goods(1)

-23 2 9 -20 -10 -1 3 13 10 4 6 6 2

Motor vehicles and parts

-5.5 1.3 11.9 -8.8 -5.2 2.5 1.4 0.9 4.3 -5.5 2.0 2.0 -1.5

Nondurable goods

2 10 3 3 -2 -4 -3 5 2 18 5 5 -3

Private service-providing

61 263 223 167 212 123 143 118 153 134 42 154 131

Wholesale trade

-4.0 0.7 3.5 3.0 13.3 3.7 5.6 1.6 6.4 10.8 -3.0 6.0 -2.1

Retail trade

8.8 24.5 18.6 16.7 27.3 -6.8 -12.9 13.3 35.3 -28.7 -39.5 -5.8 -6.1

Transportation and warehousing

6.4 -5.1 13.6 18.5 -1.7 11.8 21.8 13.4 -12.9 7.6 3.9 -0.2 3.6

Utilities

-2.0 1.9 0.6 -0.6 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 -0.8 -0.4 -0.5 -0.5 -1.3

Information

-42 41 -2 0 8 -6 -12 -6 -8 -6 -8 -15 -2

Financial activities

14 17 20 15 9 6 12 22 30 5 4 14 11

Professional and business services(1)

28 59 84 31 83 55 46 36 59 35 58 38 38

Temporary help services

-17.1 18.2 16.4 1.0 29.5 12.6 25.5 -17.4 15.1 9.8 12.8 4.1 12.9

Education and health services(1)

49 59 41 53 48 45 31 50 17 68 16 50 47

Health care and social assistance

41.5 53.2 54.2 39.7 23.6 41.6 28.2 39.2 25.3 35.8 18.7 44.9 32.3

Leisure and hospitality

9 49 42 21 11 11 44 5 15 33 11 58 31

Other services

-7 16 2 10 13 3 7 -17 12 10 0 9 12

Government

26 28 42 33 26 -8 -14 5 12 10 -9 1 -9

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

140 164 210 255 239 183 179 148 178 201 166 152 121

Total private

121 148 178 220 205 166 178 153 177 192 162 151 126

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.5 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.5 49.6 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private women employees

48.1 48.1 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

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

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.4 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.3 34.4 34.4

Average hourly earnings

$25.59 $25.62 $25.71 $25.74 $25.81 $25.90 $25.91 $25.98 $26.02 $26.10 $26.13 $26.18 $26.22

Average weekly earnings

$880.30 $881.33 $884.42 $882.88 $887.86 $890.96 $888.71 $893.71 $895.09 $895.23 $896.26 $900.59 $901.97

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

105.1 105.3 105.5 105.3 105.8 105.9 105.8 106.2 106.4 106.3 106.3 106.8 106.9

Over-the-month percent change

0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.2 0.5 0.1 -0.1 0.4 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.5 0.1

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

128.5 129.0 129.7 129.6 130.6 131.2 131.0 131.9 132.3 132.6 132.8 133.7 134.0

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 0.4 0.5 -0.1 0.8 0.5 -0.2 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.7 0.2

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

47.7 62.6 62.1 55.7 57.9 60.9 51.5 60.0 59.2 65.1 55.4 61.3 54.8

Over 3-month span

53.4 54.2 59.4 65.3 64.2 60.0 60.2 58.6 57.5 66.1 65.9 65.7 60.7

Over 6-month span

61.3 59.0 62.1 58.6 63.6 64.8 65.7 60.2 58.6 65.9 63.6 65.3 66.7

Over 12-month span

62.8 63.6 64.0 64.6 66.1 65.7 62.5 62.3 61.3 62.1 62.8 66.3 67.6

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

39.7 54.5 46.8 42.3 39.7 51.3 48.7 53.8 50.6 64.7 53.8 55.1 48.1

Over 3-month span

31.4 41.7 49.4 50.6 48.1 45.5 51.9 55.1 57.7 60.3 62.8 64.7 55.1

Over 6-month span

45.5 45.5 46.8 39.7 46.8 46.2 51.9 51.3 48.1 56.4 61.5 57.1 60.9

Over 12-month span

45.5 48.7 46.2 41.7 51.9 46.2 45.5 46.8 44.2 46.8 51.9 54.5 59.0

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 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: June 2, 2017