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

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

Total nonfarm

330 236 286 249 213 250 221 423 329 201 266 85 223

Total private

313 238 272 243 209 235 218 414 319 202 261 94 213

Goods-producing

58 25 34 53 34 38 34 76 64 51 20 -21 31

Mining and logging

6 2 4 8 3 7 1 1 1 -7 -14 -12 -15

Construction

41 11 7 31 17 22 10 30 44 41 31 -9 45

Manufacturing

11 12 23 14 14 9 23 45 19 17 3 0 1

Durable goods(1)

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

Motor vehicles and parts

0.5 7.3 8.5 4.3 4.3 2.2 3.4 9.3 2.2 3.8 3.4 -0.7 6.0

Nondurable goods

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

Private service-providing

255 213 238 190 175 197 184 338 255 151 241 115 182

Wholesale trade

14.9 6.5 12.8 7.2 4.7 5.2 8.9 8.0 14.3 12.3 10.4 9.9 -4.5

Retail trade

42.7 10.6 39.3 24.5 -3.4 31.5 26.3 61.2 -0.2 35.4 23.1 24.5 12.1

Transportation and warehousing

12.9 20.2 11.7 18.3 10.0 5.5 14.6 25.9 38.4 -13.1 9.4 8.1 15.2

Utilities

-0.8 0.2 0.5 1.7 2.2 -1.8 0.0 2.8 1.8 0.1 0.9 1.0 1.3

Information

5 -5 12 5 13 4 -3 7 6 6 7 0 3

Financial activities

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

Professional and business services(1)

72 54 74 45 56 51 40 96 72 20 49 35 62

Temporary help services

13.8 13.4 14.4 11.4 19.2 14.4 9.3 30.8 21.0 -7.8 -4.4 13.2 16.1

Education and health services(1)

39 56 43 45 42 46 28 51 54 42 61 35 61

Health care and social assistance

29.7 54.2 32.0 46.4 35.9 27.2 26.0 61.9 47.5 49.8 38.7 30.6 55.6

Leisure and hospitality

45 57 31 23 25 49 55 42 56 24 61 -6 17

Other services

15 5 -4 5 12 -3 7 16 6 5 10 1 6

Government

17 -2 14 6 4 15 3 9 10 -1 5 -9 10

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

248 264 284 257 249 237 228 298 324 318 265 184 191

Total private

237 258 274 251 241 229 221 289 317 312 261 186 189

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 49.3 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

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

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

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

Average hourly earnings

$24.34 $24.40 $24.46 $24.47 $24.55 $24.55 $24.59 $24.68 $24.62 $24.76 $24.78 $24.84 $24.87

Average weekly earnings

$839.73 $841.80 $843.87 $844.22 $846.98 $846.98 $850.81 $853.93 $851.85 $856.70 $857.39 $856.98 $858.02

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

100.5 100.7 101.0 101.2 101.3 101.5 102.0 102.4 102.7 102.8 103.1 102.8 103.0

Over-the-month percent change

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

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

116.8 117.3 117.8 118.1 118.7 119.0 119.7 120.6 120.6 121.5 121.9 121.9 122.3

Over-the-month percent change

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

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

69.8 67.5 66.5 66.9 65.8 61.4 63.3 75.3 69.2 60.5 62.0 59.5 57.0

Over 3-month span

72.1 75.7 71.5 71.5 71.3 70.5 70.7 74.5 78.5 76.2 70.3 63.5 66.3

Over 6-month span

77.2 76.4 72.6 76.0 74.1 74.0 74.0 78.1 79.3 76.6 76.6 72.8 74.5

Over 12-month span

72.4 74.3 73.4 75.7 77.9 79.1 80.8 78.9 77.9 80.8 81.7 78.5 77.0

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

58.1 63.1 59.4 53.8 55.6 53.8 65.6 76.3 64.4 58.8 54.4 45.6 50.6

Over 3-month span

62.5 65.0 61.3 58.8 57.5 60.6 64.4 75.6 76.9 71.9 66.9 52.5 54.4

Over 6-month span

75.0 68.8 63.8 65.0 60.6 60.6 63.1 73.1 76.9 76.9 76.3 65.6 66.9

Over 12-month span

60.6 68.8 66.9 66.3 71.9 71.9 71.9 70.0 70.0 73.1 74.4 70.6 70.0

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: May 8, 2015