ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)
Dec.
2017(p)

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

Total nonfarm

155 216 232 50 207 145 210 138 208 38 211 252 148

Total private

150 204 222 59 194 153 207 133 184 50 222 239 146

Goods-producing

32 51 88 17 19 13 42 -20 73 26 38 63 55

Mining and logging

2 5 12 6 10 6 6 0 5 4 0 5 0

Construction

12 34 54 0 0 7 15 -9 24 13 15 27 30

Manufacturing

18 12 22 11 9 0 21 -11 44 9 23 31 25

Durable goods(1)

13 10 4 6 4 5 19 -18 34 6 13 26 21

Motor vehicles and parts

0.9 4.3 -5.5 2.0 -0.6 0.5 2.9 -27.1 23.4 -3.1 -0.5 1.5 1.3

Nondurable goods

5 2 18 5 5 -5 2 7 10 3 10 5 4

Private service-providing

118 153 134 42 175 140 165 153 111 24 184 176 91

Wholesale trade

1.6 6.4 10.8 -3.0 7.3 -1.8 11.9 4.3 5.1 7.3 6.8 5.9 9.8

Retail trade

13.3 35.3 -28.7 -39.5 -4.0 -10.4 -3.7 -10.8 -2.4 11.7 -20.1 26.4 -20.3

Transportation and warehousing

13.4 -12.9 7.6 3.9 7.2 13.6 5.6 7.7 6.7 18.3 3.7 11.1 1.8

Utilities

0.2 -0.8 -0.4 -0.5 -0.4 -1.7 0.8 -0.7 -0.2 0.6 0.0 -0.2 -0.9

Information

-6 -8 -6 -8 -11 -5 -1 -3 0 -5 -1 1 7

Financial activities

22 30 5 4 16 10 15 11 10 12 8 7 6

Professional and business services(1)

36 59 35 58 46 50 44 43 47 30 47 49 19

Temporary help services

-17.4 15.1 9.8 12.8 1.7 15.3 11.1 12.9 8.7 10.1 14.3 16.9 7.0

Education and health services(1)

50 17 68 16 45 37 40 51 46 23 17 50 28

Health care and social assistance

39.2 25.3 35.8 18.7 48.1 29.7 50.6 38.2 19.3 8.3 31.5 38.9 29.2

Leisure and hospitality

5 15 33 11 60 33 38 50 -9 -75 104 17 29

Other services

-17 12 10 0 9 15 14 1 8 1 18 9 12

Government

5 12 10 -9 13 -8 3 5 24 -12 -11 13 2

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

148 178 201 166 163 134 187 164 185 128 152 167 204

Total private

153 177 192 162 158 135 185 164 175 122 152 170 202

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.6 49.5 49.6 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private women employees

48.2 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1

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 34.4 34.3 34.3 34.5 34.4 34.5 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.5 34.5

Average hourly earnings

$25.98 $26.02 $26.10 $26.13 $26.18 $26.22 $26.27 $26.39 $26.42 $26.53 $26.51 $26.54 $26.63

Average weekly earnings

$893.71 $895.09 $895.23 $896.26 $903.21 $901.97 $906.32 $907.82 $908.85 $912.63 $911.94 $915.63 $918.74

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

106.2 106.4 106.3 106.3 107.1 106.9 107.4 107.2 107.4 107.4 107.6 108.1 108.3

Over-the-month percent change

0.4 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.8 -0.2 0.5 -0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.2

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

131.9 132.3 132.6 132.8 134.1 134.0 134.9 135.3 135.6 136.3 136.4 137.2 137.8

Over-the-month percent change

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

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

60.0 59.2 65.1 55.4 59.8 54.4 64.9 63.2 63.4 60.9 62.6 68.0 64.2

Over 3-month span

58.6 57.5 66.1 65.9 64.4 57.7 61.5 65.9 69.2 64.4 67.2 67.4 71.8

Over 6-month span

60.2 58.6 65.9 63.6 65.7 69.0 68.4 67.2 63.2 69.5 69.5 70.1 67.8

Over 12-month span

62.3 61.3 62.1 62.8 66.1 67.2 68.0 65.9 67.2 67.6 69.9 73.0 74.3

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

53.8 50.6 64.7 53.8 52.6 42.9 60.3 60.9 70.5 59.0 66.7 64.7 65.4

Over 3-month span

55.1 57.7 60.3 62.8 62.2 47.4 56.4 57.7 63.5 62.2 74.4 66.7 72.4

Over 6-month span

51.3 48.1 56.4 61.5 57.1 60.3 59.6 63.5 57.7 65.4 66.0 73.1 69.9

Over 12-month span

46.8 44.2 46.8 51.9 54.5 56.4 55.1 53.2 61.5 62.8 67.3 69.2 70.5

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 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: January 5, 2018