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

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

Total nonfarm

225 330 236 286 249 213 250 221 423 329 201 264 126

Total private

223 313 238 272 243 209 235 218 414 319 202 264 129

Goods-producing

42 58 25 34 53 34 38 34 76 64 51 20 -13

Mining and logging

3 6 2 4 8 3 7 1 1 1 -7 -11 -11

Construction

30 41 11 7 31 17 22 10 30 44 41 29 -1

Manufacturing

9 11 12 23 14 14 9 23 45 19 17 2 -1

Durable goods(1)

14 12 19 19 15 16 10 21 28 14 12 5 0

Motor vehicles and parts

1.7 0.5 7.3 8.5 4.3 4.3 2.2 3.4 9.3 2.2 3.8 1.0 0.6

Nondurable goods

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

Private service-providing

181 255 213 238 190 175 197 184 338 255 151 244 142

Wholesale trade

5.2 14.9 6.5 12.8 7.2 4.7 5.2 8.9 8.0 14.3 12.3 9.6 5.8

Retail trade

26.6 42.7 10.6 39.3 24.5 -3.4 31.5 26.3 61.2 -0.2 35.4 32.3 25.9

Transportation and warehousing

15.2 12.9 20.2 11.7 18.3 10.0 5.5 14.6 25.9 38.4 -13.1 9.7 9.5

Utilities

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

Information

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

Financial activities

2 9 9 17 16 13 10 7 28 7 19 7 8

Professional and business services(1)

39 72 54 74 45 56 51 40 96 72 20 42 40

Temporary help services

15.0 13.8 13.4 14.4 11.4 19.2 14.4 9.3 30.8 21.0 -7.8 -7.5 11.4

Education and health services(1)

35 39 56 43 45 42 46 28 51 54 42 57 38

Health care and social assistance

27.6 29.7 54.2 32.0 46.4 35.9 27.2 26.0 61.9 47.5 49.8 34.0 30.0

Leisure and hospitality

39 45 57 31 23 25 49 55 42 56 24 70 13

Other services

14 15 5 -4 5 12 -3 7 16 6 5 9 0

Government

2 17 -2 14 6 4 15 3 9 10 -1 0 -3

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

193 248 264 284 257 249 237 228 298 324 318 265 197

Total private

194 237 258 274 251 241 229 221 289 317 312 262 198

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 49.4 49.4 49.3 49.3 49.3 49.3 49.3

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 82.6 82.7 82.7 82.7 82.6 82.6 82.5 82.5 82.5 82.5 82.5

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

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

Average hourly earnings

$24.34 $24.34 $24.40 $24.46 $24.47 $24.55 $24.55 $24.59 $24.68 $24.62 $24.76 $24.79 $24.86

Average weekly earnings

$839.73 $839.73 $841.80 $843.87 $844.22 $846.98 $846.98 $850.81 $853.93 $851.85 $856.70 $857.73 $857.67

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

100.2 100.5 100.7 101.0 101.2 101.3 101.5 102.0 102.4 102.7 102.8 103.1 102.9

Over-the-month percent change

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

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

116.4 116.8 117.3 117.8 118.1 118.7 119.0 119.7 120.6 120.6 121.5 121.9 122.1

Over-the-month percent change

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

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

64.4 69.8 67.5 66.5 66.9 65.8 61.4 63.3 75.3 69.2 60.5 65.8 61.4

Over 3-month span

68.1 72.1 75.7 71.5 71.5 71.3 70.5 70.7 74.5 78.5 76.2 71.5 63.9

Over 6-month span

75.9 77.2 76.4 72.6 76.0 74.1 74.0 74.0 78.1 79.3 76.6 76.6 74.3

Over 12-month span

73.4 72.4 74.3 73.4 75.7 77.9 79.1 80.8 78.9 77.9 80.8 81.7 78.5

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

57.5 58.1 63.1 59.4 53.8 55.6 53.8 65.6 76.3 64.4 58.8 61.3 47.5

Over 3-month span

58.8 62.5 65.0 61.3 58.8 57.5 60.6 64.4 75.6 76.9 71.9 66.9 50.0

Over 6-month span

72.5 75.0 68.8 63.8 65.0 60.6 60.6 63.1 73.1 76.9 76.9 76.9 67.5

Over 12-month span

60.6 60.6 68.8 66.9 66.3 71.9 71.9 71.9 70.0 70.0 73.1 71.9 73.1

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

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: April 3, 2015