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

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

Total nonfarm

236 286 249 213 250 221 423 329 201 266 119 221 280

Total private

238 272 243 209 235 218 414 319 202 261 117 206 262

Goods-producing

25 34 53 34 38 34 76 64 51 20 -20 21 6

Mining and logging

2 4 8 3 7 1 1 1 -7 -14 -14 -15 -18

Construction

11 7 31 17 22 10 30 44 41 31 -12 35 17

Manufacturing

12 23 14 14 9 23 45 19 17 3 6 1 7

Durable goods(1)

19 19 15 16 10 21 28 14 12 6 6 0 1

Motor vehicles and parts

7.3 8.5 4.3 4.3 2.2 3.4 9.3 2.2 3.8 3.4 5.8 4.1 6.6

Nondurable goods

-7 4 -1 -2 -1 2 17 5 5 -3 0 1 6

Private service-providing

213 238 190 175 197 184 338 255 151 241 137 185 256

Wholesale trade

6.5 12.8 7.2 4.7 5.2 8.9 8.0 14.3 12.3 10.4 5.4 -2.3 4.1

Retail trade

10.6 39.3 24.5 -3.4 31.5 26.3 61.2 -0.2 35.4 23.1 31.6 13.3 31.4

Transportation and warehousing

20.2 11.7 18.3 10.0 5.5 14.6 25.9 38.4 -13.1 9.4 1.9 10.8 13.1

Utilities

0.2 0.5 1.7 2.2 -1.8 0.0 2.8 1.8 0.1 0.9 0.8 0.8 1.1

Information

-5 12 5 13 4 -3 7 6 6 7 -2 8 -3

Financial activities

9 17 16 13 10 7 28 7 19 9 13 8 13

Professional and business services(1)

54 74 45 56 51 40 96 72 20 49 39 66 63

Temporary help services

13.4 14.4 11.4 19.2 14.4 9.3 30.8 21.0 -7.8 -4.4 15.8 16.1 20.1

Education and health services(1)

56 43 45 42 46 28 51 54 42 61 42 64 74

Health care and social assistance

54.2 32.0 46.4 35.9 27.2 26.0 61.9 47.5 49.8 38.7 36.3 59.6 57.7

Leisure and hospitality

57 31 23 25 49 55 42 56 24 61 6 10 57

Other services

5 -4 5 12 -3 7 16 6 5 10 0 6 2

Government

-2 14 6 4 15 3 9 10 -1 5 2 15 18

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

264 284 257 249 237 228 298 324 318 265 195 202 207

Total private

258 274 251 241 229 221 289 317 312 261 193 195 195

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.3 49.3 49.3 49.3 49.3 49.3 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 47.9 47.9 47.9

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

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

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

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

Average hourly earnings

$24.40 $24.46 $24.47 $24.55 $24.55 $24.59 $24.68 $24.62 $24.76 $24.78 $24.85 $24.88 $24.96

Average weekly earnings

$841.80 $843.87 $844.22 $846.98 $846.98 $850.81 $853.93 $851.85 $856.70 $857.39 $857.33 $858.36 $861.12

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

100.7 101.0 101.2 101.3 101.5 102.0 102.4 102.7 102.8 103.1 102.9 103.0 103.3

Over-the-month percent change

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

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

117.3 117.8 118.1 118.7 119.0 119.7 120.6 120.6 121.5 121.9 122.0 122.4 123.0

Over-the-month percent change

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

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

67.5 66.5 66.9 65.8 61.4 63.3 75.3 69.2 60.5 62.0 59.3 58.4 61.6

Over 3-month span

75.7 71.5 71.5 71.3 70.5 70.7 74.5 78.5 76.2 70.3 65.4 65.4 64.1

Over 6-month span

76.4 72.6 76.0 74.1 74.0 74.0 78.1 79.3 76.6 76.6 74.9 75.9 72.6

Over 12-month span

74.3 73.4 75.7 77.9 79.1 80.8 78.9 77.9 80.8 81.7 78.3 78.3 78.3

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

63.1 59.4 53.8 55.6 53.8 65.6 76.3 64.4 58.8 54.4 46.9 51.9 48.8

Over 3-month span

65.0 61.3 58.8 57.5 60.6 64.4 75.6 76.9 71.9 66.9 52.5 55.0 46.9

Over 6-month span

68.8 63.8 65.0 60.6 60.6 63.1 73.1 76.9 76.9 76.3 66.3 66.9 56.9

Over 12-month span

68.8 66.9 66.3 71.9 71.9 71.9 70.0 70.0 73.1 74.4 70.6 70.6 66.9

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. 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 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: July 2, 2015