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

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

Total nonfarm

282 108 277 196 227 312 56 153 216 62 178 159 130

Total private

246 108 285 200 224 297 46 153 195 81 161 131 96

Goods-producing

50 38 60 29 40 80 -19 13 37 5 27 -2 12

Mining and logging

8 3 6 -3 4 7 -4 1 0 2 -2 -4 -5

Construction

34 17 25 5 16 56 -23 15 34 1 19 -2 14

Manufacturing

8 18 29 27 20 17 8 -3 3 2 10 4 3

Durable goods(1)

12 14 19 16 14 19 5 -6 1 3 9 2 0

Motor vehicles and parts

2.3 2.8 7.1 -1.9 1.2 -1.1 1.5 -6.6 -2.5 2.0 -2.0 -1.5 0.1

Nondurable goods

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

Private service-providing

196 70 225 171 184 217 65 140 158 76 134 133 84

Wholesale trade

19.4 2.0 6.7 11.3 12.5 7.8 12.5 0.1 8.1 5.4 -1.1 7.3 2.9

Retail trade

5.9 -26.0 -9.9 32.5 -5.9 9.3 -13.7 -14.8 -14.8 -12.2 -12.0 -5.1 -11.1

Transportation and warehousing

23.8 23.2 24.3 23.6 -1.1 30.2 -6.3 -3.3 8.4 3.4 20.2 -0.3 -0.5

Utilities

0.6 0.1 1.4 0.3 -0.2 0.3 -1.3 1.1 -2.4 1.1 1.2 -0.5 -1.4

Information

-6 -4 10 -3 -2 -12 -7 4 -6 9 13 0 0

Financial activities

11 14 14 3 1 6 5 11 14 5 3 20 15

Professional and business services(1)

58 53 55 34 37 5 54 19 55 21 43 36 37

Temporary help services

12.9 13.7 14.3 1.3 13.5 -26.3 7.0 -10.5 4.3 -2.0 -2.9 -7.9 15.4

Education and health services(1)

60 25 37 29 67 68 19 72 71 34 48 71 32

Health care and social assistance

48.3 37.7 46.7 36.6 52.9 41.7 35.8 67.3 57.5 28.2 39.9 47.0 36.8

Leisure and hospitality

17 -24 79 39 65 93 -1 32 9 12 4 -3 12

Other services

6 7 7 1 11 9 4 19 16 -3 15 7 -1

Government

36 0 -8 -4 3 15 10 0 21 -19 17 28 34

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

241 189 222 194 233 245 198 174 142 144 152 133 156

Total private

218 176 213 198 236 240 189 165 131 143 146 124 129

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.9 49.8 49.9 49.9

Total private women employees

48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.5 48.5 48.5 48.5

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

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

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.5 34.5 34.5 34.4 34.5 34.5 34.4 34.5 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.4

Average hourly earnings

$27.23 $27.30 $27.35 $27.43 $27.53 $27.56 $27.66 $27.71 $27.75 $27.82 $27.91 $28.00 $28.11

Average weekly earnings

$939.44 $941.85 $943.58 $943.59 $949.79 $950.82 $951.50 $956.00 $954.60 $957.01 $960.10 $960.40 $966.98

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

110.0 110.0 110.3 110.1 110.7 110.9 110.6 111.1 110.9 111.0 111.1 110.9 111.3

Over-the-month percent change

0.3 0.0 0.3 -0.2 0.5 0.2 -0.3 0.5 -0.2 0.1 0.1 -0.2 0.4

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

143.1 143.6 144.2 144.4 145.6 146.1 146.3 147.1 147.2 147.6 148.3 148.5 149.6

Over-the-month percent change

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

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

66.1 61.8 67.4 61.6 65.9 59.1 58.1 58.1 58.9 54.8 59.9 57.8 53.5

Over 3-month span

69.8 68.0 66.9 69.4 70.9 68.0 67.4 63.0 58.1 60.3 61.4 59.9 60.5

Over 6-month span

73.6 76.9 76.7 76.4 74.6 74.0 71.7 70.9 67.2 68.4 61.4 60.3 59.9

Over 12-month span

74.8 76.4 76.2 78.7 77.1 77.7 76.4 74.0 75.6 72.5 71.1 70.0 68.8

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

60.5 63.2 59.9 65.8 65.1 57.9 52.6 53.9 52.0 50.0 59.9 53.9 51.3

Over 3-month span

69.7 65.8 65.8 71.7 68.4 67.8 61.2 53.9 54.6 50.0 59.9 54.6 57.9

Over 6-month span

69.1 74.3 74.3 74.3 75.7 73.0 71.1 64.5 62.5 62.5 57.9 55.9 51.3

Over 12-month span

76.3 76.3 74.3 80.3 79.6 76.3 79.6 74.3 75.7 70.4 69.7 69.7 69.7

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: September 6, 2019