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

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

Total nonfarm

188 225 330 236 286 249 213 250 221 423 329 239 295

Total private

175 223 313 238 272 243 209 235 218 414 319 237 288

Goods-producing

47 42 58 25 34 53 34 38 34 76 64 64 29

Mining and logging

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

Construction

26 30 41 11 7 31 17 22 10 30 44 49 29

Manufacturing

20 9 11 12 23 14 14 9 23 45 19 21 8

Durable goods(1)

17 14 12 19 19 15 16 10 21 28 14 16 11

Motor vehicles and parts

12.5 1.7 0.5 7.3 8.5 4.3 4.3 2.2 3.4 9.3 2.2 3.8 0.8

Nondurable goods

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

Private service-providing

128 181 255 213 238 190 175 197 184 338 255 173 259

Wholesale trade

8.5 5.2 14.9 6.5 12.8 7.2 4.7 5.2 8.9 8.0 14.3 14.0 11.7

Retail trade

-19.1 26.6 42.7 10.6 39.3 24.5 -3.4 31.5 26.3 61.2 -0.2 27.8 32.0

Transportation and warehousing

-3.7 15.2 12.9 20.2 11.7 18.3 10.0 5.5 14.6 25.9 38.4 1.0 18.5

Utilities

-0.2 2.2 -0.8 0.2 0.5 1.7 2.2 -1.8 0.0 2.8 1.8 0.5 0.4

Information

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

Financial activities

13 2 9 9 17 16 13 10 7 28 7 22 10

Professional and business services(1)

69 39 72 54 74 45 56 51 40 96 72 10 51

Temporary help services

16.9 15.0 13.8 13.4 14.4 11.4 19.2 14.4 9.3 30.8 21.0 -13.8 -7.8

Education and health services(1)

30 35 39 56 43 45 42 46 28 51 54 46 54

Health care and social assistance

19.1 27.6 29.7 54.2 32.0 46.4 35.9 27.2 26.0 61.9 47.5 52.5 32.8

Leisure and hospitality

32 39 45 57 31 23 25 49 55 42 56 39 66

Other services

2 14 15 5 -4 5 12 -3 7 16 6 7 9

Government

13 2 17 -2 14 6 4 15 3 9 10 2 7

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

154 193 248 264 284 257 249 237 228 298 324 330 288

Total private

161 194 237 258 274 251 241 229 221 289 317 323 281

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 49.4 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 47.8 47.8

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.6 82.6 82.7 82.6 82.7 82.7 82.7 82.6 82.6 82.5 82.5 82.5 82.5

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.4 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.6 34.6 34.6 34.6 34.6

Average hourly earnings

$24.30 $24.34 $24.34 $24.40 $24.46 $24.47 $24.55 $24.55 $24.59 $24.68 $24.62 $24.75 $24.78

Average weekly earnings

$835.92 $839.73 $839.73 $841.80 $843.87 $844.22 $846.98 $846.98 $850.81 $853.93 $851.85 $856.35 $857.39

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

99.8 100.2 100.5 100.7 101.0 101.2 101.3 101.5 102.0 102.4 102.7 102.9 103.1

Over-the-month percent change

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

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

115.7 116.4 116.8 117.3 117.8 118.1 118.7 119.0 119.7 120.6 120.6 121.5 121.9

Over-the-month percent change

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

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

61.8 64.4 69.8 67.5 66.5 66.9 65.8 61.4 63.3 75.3 69.2 62.0 65.4

Over 3-month span

68.6 68.1 72.1 75.7 71.5 71.5 71.3 70.5 70.7 74.5 78.5 76.2 72.4

Over 6-month span

74.3 75.9 77.2 76.4 72.6 76.0 74.1 74.0 74.0 78.1 79.3 77.8 78.5

Over 12-month span

70.2 73.4 72.4 74.3 73.4 75.7 77.9 79.1 80.8 78.9 77.9 80.2 81.9

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

55.0 57.5 58.1 63.1 59.4 53.8 55.6 53.8 65.6 76.3 64.4 61.3 64.4

Over 3-month span

61.9 58.8 62.5 65.0 61.3 58.8 57.5 60.6 64.4 75.6 76.9 76.9 70.6

Over 6-month span

75.6 72.5 75.0 68.8 63.8 65.0 60.6 60.6 63.1 73.1 76.9 76.9 77.5

Over 12-month span

60.6 60.6 60.6 68.8 66.9 66.3 71.9 71.9 71.9 70.0 70.0 73.1 73.8

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: March 6, 2015