ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015
July
2015(p)
Aug.
2015(p)

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

Total nonfarm

213 250 221 423 329 201 266 119 187 260 245 245 173

Total private

209 235 218 414 319 202 261 117 189 252 218 224 140

Goods-producing

34 38 34 76 64 51 20 -20 16 -2 -3 13 -24

Mining and logging

3 7 1 1 1 -7 -14 -14 -14 -20 -5 -6 -10

Construction

17 22 10 30 44 41 31 -12 30 12 1 7 3

Manufacturing

14 9 23 45 19 17 3 6 0 6 1 12 -17

Durable goods(1)

16 10 21 28 14 12 6 6 -3 -3 1 -7 -5

Motor vehicles and parts

4.3 2.2 3.4 9.3 2.2 3.8 3.4 5.8 1.9 6.8 0.0 1.6 5.7

Nondurable goods

-2 -1 2 17 5 5 -3 0 3 9 0 19 -12

Private service-providing

175 197 184 338 255 151 241 137 173 254 221 211 164

Wholesale trade

4.7 5.2 8.9 8.0 14.3 12.3 10.4 5.4 -3.9 9.6 3.1 6.4 7.8

Retail trade

-3.4 31.5 26.3 61.2 -0.2 35.4 23.1 31.6 10.8 33.0 36.2 32.4 11.2

Transportation and warehousing

10.0 5.5 14.6 25.9 38.4 -13.1 9.4 1.9 11.5 13.2 12.7 13.6 7.3

Utilities

2.2 -1.8 0.0 2.8 1.8 0.1 0.9 0.8 0.8 1.5 0.0 2.6 1.5

Information

13 4 -3 7 6 6 7 -2 10 -1 3 2 -7

Financial activities

13 10 7 28 7 19 9 13 7 9 21 21 19

Professional and business services(1)

56 51 40 96 72 20 49 39 66 68 68 39 33

Temporary help services

19.2 14.4 9.3 30.8 21.0 -7.8 -4.4 15.8 10.8 8.6 19.9 -9.2 10.7

Education and health services(1)

42 46 28 51 54 42 61 42 54 57 61 53 62

Health care and social assistance

35.9 27.2 26.0 61.9 47.5 49.8 38.7 36.3 59.4 58.6 56.9 45.4 56.4

Leisure and hospitality

25 49 55 42 56 24 61 6 8 56 19 30 33

Other services

12 -3 7 16 6 5 10 0 8 8 -3 11 -4

Government

4 15 3 9 10 -1 5 2 -2 8 27 21 33

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

249 237 228 298 324 318 265 195 191 189 231 250 221

Total private

241 229 221 289 317 312 261 193 189 186 220 231 194

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.4 49.4 49.4 49.3 49.3 49.3 49.3 49.3 49.3 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4

Total private women employees

47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9 48.0 48.0 48.0

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.7 82.6 82.6 82.5 82.5 82.5 82.5 82.5 82.5 82.5 82.5 82.4 82.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.5 34.5 34.6 34.6 34.6 34.6 34.6 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.6

Average hourly earnings

$24.55 $24.55 $24.59 $24.68 $24.62 $24.76 $24.78 $24.85 $24.89 $24.95 $24.95 $25.01 $25.09

Average weekly earnings

$846.98 $846.98 $850.81 $853.93 $851.85 $856.70 $857.39 $857.33 $858.71 $860.78 $860.78 $862.85 $868.11

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

101.3 101.5 102.0 102.4 102.7 102.8 103.1 102.9 103.0 103.2 103.4 103.6 104.0

Over-the-month percent change

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

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

118.7 119.0 119.7 120.6 120.6 121.5 121.9 122.0 122.4 122.9 123.2 123.7 124.6

Over-the-month percent change

0.5 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.0 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.7

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

65.8 61.4 63.3 75.3 69.2 60.5 62.0 59.3 60.3 58.4 57.2 60.5 56.3

Over 3-month span

71.3 70.5 70.7 74.5 78.5 76.2 70.3 65.4 66.9 62.2 63.9 65.0 61.8

Over 6-month span

74.1 74.0 74.0 78.1 79.3 76.6 76.6 74.9 75.1 72.6 71.3 69.2 65.0

Over 12-month span

77.9 79.1 80.8 78.9 77.9 80.8 81.7 78.3 77.9 77.0 78.7 78.7 76.4

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

55.6 53.8 65.6 76.3 64.4 58.8 54.4 46.9 52.5 46.3 51.3 50.6 41.3

Over 3-month span

57.5 60.6 64.4 75.6 76.9 71.9 66.9 52.5 56.9 50.0 56.3 51.9 46.9

Over 6-month span

60.6 60.6 63.1 73.1 76.9 76.9 76.3 66.3 64.4 58.1 65.6 61.3 55.6

Over 12-month span

71.9 71.9 71.9 70.0 70.0 73.1 74.4 70.6 69.4 67.5 72.5 68.1 68.1

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

 

Last Modified Date: September 4, 2015