ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)
Dec.
2014(p)

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

Total nonfarm

84 144 222 203 304 229 267 243 203 271 261 353 252

Total private

86 166 201 200 278 228 260 239 200 249 255 345 240

Goods-producing

-13 65 48 21 50 26 34 63 22 36 42 51 67

Mining and logging

0 6 4 4 5 2 5 9 2 6 2 2 2

Construction

-20 51 24 13 36 9 8 30 17 18 16 20 48

Manufacturing

7 8 20 4 9 15 21 24 3 12 24 29 17

Durable goods(1)

0 1 17 14 10 21 18 27 4 11 20 20 13

Motor vehicles and parts

0.1 -6.5 11.8 -0.5 1.5 9.9 6.7 13.7 -6.0 1.7 4.2 7.2 1.8

Nondurable goods

7 7 3 -10 -1 -6 3 -3 -1 1 4 9 4

Private service-providing(1)

99 101 153 179 228 202 226 176 178 213 213 294 173

Wholesale trade

11.0 18.3 14.7 7.8 15.9 6.0 12.9 3.0 5.7 2.9 8.2 5.3 10.0

Retail trade

52.0 -21.5 -5.6 28.9 43.0 12.0 35.4 25.4 -3.9 39.9 32.6 55.7 7.7

Transportation and warehousing

4.5 15.5 -4.9 13.9 12.0 16.6 13.4 21.1 11.4 7.0 13.3 16.9 3.1

Utilities

-1.3 -1.6 0.1 1.9 -1.0 0.3 0.6 1.8 2.0 -1.4 0.5 1.8 1.9

Information

-15 -3 -11 -1 1 -6 11 10 14 3 -6 1 2

Financial activities

2 -1 10 0 9 8 19 15 12 14 4 21 10

Professional and business services(1)

16 49 82 47 72 57 70 50 49 66 51 87 52

Temporary help services

32.2 7.6 25.4 22.1 15.1 14.5 15.0 15.7 20.6 23.2 18.8 23.9 14.7

Education and health services(1)

5 16 32 40 32 59 48 37 50 35 44 41 48

Health care and social assistance

2.6 11.4 23.8 34.9 26.3 58.1 33.7 40.7 39.9 24.8 43.7 45.0 43.7

Leisure and hospitality

18 25 35 31 32 45 21 10 26 47 60 53 36

Other services

7 4 1 9 12 4 -5 3 11 0 5 12 2

Government

-2 -22 21 3 26 1 7 4 3 22 6 8 12

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.5 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.3 49.3

Total private women employees

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

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.6 82.6 82.7 82.7 82.7 82.7 82.7 82.6 82.6 82.6 82.6 82.6 82.6

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.3 34.4 34.3 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.6 34.6

Average hourly earnings

$24.17 $24.22 $24.29 $24.32 $24.33 $24.38 $24.45 $24.46 $24.54 $24.54 $24.56 $24.62 $24.57

Average weekly earnings

$829.03 $833.17 $833.15 $839.04 $839.39 $841.11 $843.53 $843.87 $846.63 $846.63 $847.32 $851.85 $850.12

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

99.1 99.5 99.4 100.1 100.4 100.6 100.8 101.0 101.2 101.4 101.6 102.2 102.4

Over-the-month percent change

-0.5 0.4 -0.1 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.2

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

114.3 115.0 115.2 116.2 116.6 117.0 117.6 117.9 118.5 118.7 119.1 120.1 120.1

Over-the-month percent change

-0.4 0.6 0.2 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.0

HOURS AND EARNINGS
PRODUCTION AND NONSUPERVISORY
EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

33.5 33.6 33.4 33.7 33.7 33.7 33.7 33.7 33.8 33.7 33.8 33.8 33.9

Average hourly earnings

$20.35 $20.39 $20.49 $20.48 $20.50 $20.54 $20.58 $20.61 $20.67 $20.67 $20.70 $20.74 $20.68

Average weekly earnings

$681.73 $685.10 $684.37 $690.18 $690.85 $692.20 $693.55 $694.56 $698.65 $696.58 $699.66 $701.01 $701.05

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

106.6 107.0 106.6 107.8 108.1 108.3 108.5 108.7 109.2 109.1 109.6 109.9 110.4

Over-the-month percent change

-0.5 0.4 -0.4 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.5 -0.1 0.5 0.3 0.5

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

144.9 145.8 146.0 147.5 148.0 148.6 149.2 149.7 150.8 150.6 151.6 152.3 152.6

Over-the-month percent change

-0.3 0.6 0.1 1.0 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.7 -0.1 0.7 0.5 0.2

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

57.2 62.7 61.0 59.7 65.2 64.4 64.0 67.8 64.2 63.4 66.5 69.7 63.6

Over 3-month span

68.6 66.3 65.5 66.9 69.1 72.7 69.7 69.5 69.9 70.6 71.0 70.3 73.7

Over 6-month span

66.9 71.2 72.5 72.9 72.7 72.5 70.8 71.8 73.9 74.6 73.7 76.3 75.4

Over 12-month span

70.8 72.5 68.8 73.7 71.0 74.8 74.2 76.5 77.1 78.2 78.2 77.7 77.5

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

57.4 55.6 53.1 53.7 54.9 63.0 54.3 56.2 57.4 59.3 71.6 66.0 58.0

Over 3-month span

74.1 66.7 55.6 53.1 55.6 62.3 60.5 56.2 55.6 61.1 64.2 70.4 70.4

Over 6-month span

63.6 66.0 69.1 69.8 63.0 61.7 54.9 58.0 59.3 60.5 63.6 71.0 72.8

Over 12-month span

58.0 59.9 56.2 60.5 54.9 58.6 61.1 60.5 60.5 67.9 64.8 66.7 65.4

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: January 9, 2015