ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018(p)
Aug.
2018(p)

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

Total nonfarm

221 14 271 216 175 176 324 155 175 268 208 147 201

Total private

208 16 277 217 174 188 321 153 174 260 192 153 204

Goods-producing

75 15 38 78 82 55 107 26 52 56 36 36 26

Mining and logging

8 0 1 6 1 7 9 8 8 3 7 0 6

Construction

28 9 17 42 42 28 67 -3 16 30 8 18 23

Manufacturing

39 6 20 30 39 20 31 21 28 23 21 18 -3

Durable goods(1)

31 5 10 27 29 17 26 19 22 14 19 16 -4

Motor vehicles and parts

23.1 -2.4 -1.6 3.3 2.5 0.3 4.4 -0.2 1.2 -6.8 4.8 -3.5 -4.9

Nondurable goods

8 1 10 3 10 3 5 2 6 9 2 2 1

Private service-providing

133 1 239 139 92 133 214 127 122 204 156 117 178

Wholesale trade

3.6 7.6 7.5 10.0 8.6 6.9 3.4 9.8 -9.8 9.0 12.7 10.8 22.4

Retail trade

3.9 1.8 6.5 27.2 -25.9 11.9 46.0 11.4 -2.4 29.1 -41.8 4.1 -5.9

Transportation and warehousing

12.4 25.4 13.7 12.1 8.7 15.3 17.8 19.7 2.4 15.8 15.0 6.6 20.2

Utilities

-0.2 0.4 0.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.9 1.4 -0.5 1.3 -1.7 -0.4 -3.1 0.3

Information

-1 -8 0 -4 -4 -16 -1 6 3 3 -2 -1 -6

Financial activities

15 8 9 9 8 3 29 5 3 12 12 2 11

Professional and business services(1)

42 27 60 16 31 38 61 41 59 49 47 37 53

Temporary help services

5.3 10.5 19.8 7.1 -1.0 -1.7 22.2 -3.0 17.8 -0.7 -6.5 10.9 10.0

Education and health services(1)

48 14 15 38 30 50 32 29 38 42 67 41 53

Health care and social assistance

15.8 10.2 35.7 27.8 30.9 30.1 43.8 34.5 32.3 35.9 29.4 35.4 40.7

Leisure and hospitality

4 -75 110 20 31 21 18 2 14 35 28 32 17

Other services

5 0 17 11 5 3 7 3 14 11 18 -12 13

Government

13 -2 -6 -1 1 -12 3 2 1 8 16 -6 -3

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

217 142 169 167 221 189 225 218 218 199 217 208 185

Total private

205 137 167 170 223 193 228 221 216 196 209 202 183

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.7 49.7 49.7

Total private women employees

48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.3 48.3 48.3

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

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

Average hourly earnings

$26.39 $26.51 $26.47 $26.54 $26.64 $26.71 $26.74 $26.80 $26.86 $26.94 $26.99 $27.06 $27.16

Average weekly earnings

$907.82 $909.29 $910.57 $915.63 $919.08 $918.82 $922.53 $924.60 $926.67 $929.43 $933.85 $933.57 $937.02

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

107.6 107.3 107.8 108.3 108.5 108.3 108.9 109.1 109.2 109.4 109.9 109.7 109.9

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 -0.3 0.5 0.5 0.2 -0.2 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.5 -0.2 0.2

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

135.7 136.0 136.5 137.5 138.2 138.3 139.3 139.7 140.2 141.0 141.8 142.0 142.7

Over-the-month percent change

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

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

64.3 57.0 63.2 66.1 65.5 57.2 70.2 65.3 62.4 70.2 64.1 59.5 60.7

Over 3-month span

70.3 64.1 67.6 66.7 71.1 69.4 70.9 73.1 71.3 67.4 72.1 69.6 63.4

Over 6-month span

66.7 68.2 70.7 72.5 71.3 70.2 73.3 76.0 76.0 78.9 74.2 74.6 70.2

Over 12-month span

69.8 71.1 71.9 75.8 75.2 73.4 75.4 76.7 76.6 76.7 78.1 76.2 76.6

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

71.7 54.6 63.8 63.2 68.4 55.9 72.4 64.5 62.5 69.1 65.8 61.2 52.6

Over 3-month span

65.8 61.8 73.7 64.5 76.3 76.3 76.3 75.7 71.1 64.5 68.4 71.7 63.2

Over 6-month span

60.5 63.2 66.4 67.8 73.0 75.0 75.0 74.3 77.6 80.9 77.0 74.3 67.8

Over 12-month span

61.8 63.2 66.4 75.0 71.7 72.4 74.3 73.7 75.7 77.0 79.6 82.2 77.6

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 2017 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: September 7, 2018