Employment Situation Summary Table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Jan.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Jan.
2016(p)

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

Total nonfarm

221 280 262 151

Total private

214 279 251 158

Goods-producing

60 53 54 40

Mining and logging

-7 -15 -7 -7

Construction

50 65 48 18

Manufacturing

17 3 13 29

Durable goods(1)

10 -12 1 17

Motor vehicles and parts

3.2 -4.0 -0.3 3.5

Nondurable goods

7 15 12 12

Private service-providing

154 226 197 118

Wholesale trade

7.9 9.7 5.1 8.8

Retail trade

33.2 51.8 -0.8 57.7

Transportation and warehousing

1.3 11.8 17.0 -20.3

Utilities

0.0 2.2 0.6 -0.3

Information

1 -18 8 1

Financial activities

20 18 10 18

Professional and business services(1)

10 48 60 9

Temporary help services

-11.4 0.7 25.1 -25.2

Education and health services(1)

54 45 54 6

Health care and social assistance

61.9 42.4 44.8 44.0

Leisure and hospitality

23 46 31 44

Other services

4 11 12 -5

Government

7 1 11 -7

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

281 241 279 231

Total private

272 248 278 229

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.3 49.4 49.4 49.4

Total private women employees

47.8 47.9 47.9 48.0

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.5 82.4 82.4 82.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.6 34.5 34.5 34.6

Average hourly earnings

$24.76 $25.27 $25.27 $25.39

Average weekly earnings

$856.70 $871.82 $871.82 $878.49

Index of aggregate weekly hours (2007=100)(3)

103.1 104.6 104.9 105.3

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls (2007=100)(4)

122.0 126.4 126.7 127.8

Over-the-month percent change

0.8 0.5 0.2 0.9

DIFFUSION INDEX
(Over 1-month span)(5)

Total private (262 industries)

62.4 62.2 62.2 59.5

Manufacturing (79 industries)

63.3 55.1 55.1 63.9

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.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: February 05, 2016