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

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

Total nonfarm

196 270 262 178 282 108 277 196 227 312 56 189 263

Total private

184 264 236 173 246 108 285 200 224 297 46 179 236

Goods-producing

60 63 56 38 50 38 60 29 40 80 -19 21 34

Mining and logging

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

Construction

29 37 17 19 34 17 25 5 16 56 -23 20 33

Manufacturing

22 21 32 20 8 18 29 27 20 17 8 0 4

Durable goods(1)

17 14 27 17 12 14 19 16 14 19 5 -5 0

Motor vehicles and parts

-0.5 -5.7 6.2 -1.9 2.3 2.8 7.1 -1.9 1.2 -1.1 1.5 -6.3 -1.5

Nondurable goods

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

Private service-providing

124 201 180 135 196 70 225 171 184 217 65 158 202

Wholesale trade

-13.4 5.8 7.8 14.4 19.4 2.0 6.7 11.3 12.5 7.8 12.5 -0.1 9.9

Retail trade

3.7 18.3 -34.2 2.3 5.9 -26.0 -9.9 32.5 -5.9 9.3 -13.7 -15.7 -12.0

Transportation and warehousing

6.6 18.3 18.7 8.0 23.8 23.2 24.3 23.6 -1.1 30.2 -6.3 2.4 11.1

Utilities

1.4 -1.4 -0.5 -2.9 0.6 0.1 1.4 0.3 -0.2 0.3 -1.3 1.3 -3.2

Information

5 2 0 1 -6 -4 10 -3 -2 -12 -7 7 -1

Financial activities

4 15 11 5 11 14 14 3 1 6 5 13 12

Professional and business services(1)

62 51 51 37 58 53 55 34 37 5 54 24 76

Temporary help services

12.8 1.4 -1.5 5.1 12.9 13.7 14.3 1.3 13.5 -26.3 7.0 -5.8 17.9

Education and health services(1)

24 39 65 48 60 25 37 29 67 68 19 69 62

Health care and social assistance

20.6 36.7 33.1 37.2 48.3 37.7 46.7 36.6 52.9 41.7 35.8 64.6 52.6

Leisure and hospitality

18 38 43 35 17 -24 79 39 65 93 -1 37 34

Other services

13 15 18 -12 6 7 7 1 11 9 4 20 14

Government

12 6 26 5 36 0 -8 -4 3 15 10 10 27

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

236 216 243 237 241 189 222 194 233 245 198 186 169

Total private

220 207 228 224 218 176 213 198 236 240 189 174 154

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

Total nonfarm women employees

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

Total private women employees

48.2 48.2 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.4 48.4 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 82.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

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

Average hourly earnings

$26.90 $26.99 $27.05 $27.11 $27.23 $27.30 $27.35 $27.43 $27.53 $27.56 $27.66 $27.71 $27.77

Average weekly earnings

$928.05 $931.16 $933.23 $935.30 $939.44 $941.85 $943.58 $943.59 $949.79 $950.82 $951.50 $956.00 $955.29

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

109.2 109.4 109.6 109.7 110.0 110.0 110.3 110.1 110.7 110.9 110.6 111.1 111.0

Over-the-month percent change

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

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

140.4 141.1 141.7 142.2 143.1 143.6 144.2 144.4 145.6 146.1 146.3 147.2 147.3

Over-the-month percent change

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

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

64.7 67.1 67.6 61.8 66.1 61.8 67.4 61.6 65.9 59.1 58.1 59.7 60.1

Over 3-month span

71.5 70.0 71.3 72.9 69.8 68.0 66.9 69.4 70.9 68.0 67.4 63.2 61.4

Over 6-month span

74.2 75.6 75.2 73.1 73.6 76.9 76.7 76.4 74.6 74.0 71.7 71.1 67.6

Over 12-month span

71.9 75.8 74.4 73.8 74.8 76.4 76.2 78.7 77.1 77.7 76.4 74.0 75.2

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

63.8 63.8 66.4 63.2 60.5 63.2 59.9 65.8 65.1 57.9 52.6 53.9 48.0

Over 3-month span

68.4 65.8 69.1 74.3 69.7 65.8 65.8 71.7 68.4 67.8 61.2 55.3 52.0

Over 6-month span

78.3 80.3 77.0 73.0 69.1 74.3 74.3 74.3 75.7 73.0 71.1 67.1 65.8

Over 12-month span

74.3 76.3 79.6 80.3 76.3 76.3 74.3 80.3 79.6 76.3 79.6 75.0 75.7

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 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: May 3, 2019