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Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)
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ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019
Aug.
2019(p)
Sept.
2019(p)

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

Total nonfarm

108 277 196 227 312 56 153 216 62 178 166 168 136

Total private

108 285 200 224 297 46 153 195 81 161 122 122 114

Goods-producing

38 60 29 40 80 -19 13 37 5 27 -4 1 5

Mining and logging

3 6 -3 4 7 -4 1 0 2 -2 -5 -5 0

Construction

17 25 5 16 56 -23 15 34 1 19 -3 4 7

Manufacturing

18 29 27 20 17 8 -3 3 2 10 4 2 -2

Durable goods(1)

14 19 16 14 19 5 -6 1 3 9 2 0 -4

Motor vehicles and parts

2.8 7.1 -1.9 1.2 -1.1 1.5 -6.6 -2.5 2.0 -2.0 -2.4 -1.3 -4.1

Nondurable goods

4 10 11 6 -2 3 3 2 -1 1 2 2 2

Private service-providing

70 225 171 184 217 65 140 158 76 134 126 121 109

Wholesale trade

2.0 6.7 11.3 12.5 7.8 12.5 0.1 8.1 5.4 -1.1 5.2 0.0 2.4

Retail trade

-26.0 -9.9 32.5 -5.9 9.3 -13.7 -14.8 -14.8 -12.2 -12.0 -2.0 -6.0 -11.4

Transportation and warehousing

23.2 24.3 23.6 -1.1 30.2 -6.3 -3.3 8.4 3.4 20.2 -0.7 -4.1 15.7

Utilities

0.1 1.4 0.3 -0.2 0.3 -1.3 1.1 -2.4 1.1 1.2 -0.8 -0.9 -1.8

Information

-4 10 -3 -2 -12 -7 4 -6 9 13 -2 2 9

Financial activities

14 14 3 1 6 5 11 14 5 3 19 15 3

Professional and business services(1)

53 55 34 37 5 54 19 55 21 43 37 43 34

Temporary help services

13.7 14.3 1.3 13.5 -26.3 7.0 -10.5 4.3 -2.0 -2.9 -10.5 14.5 10.2

Education and health services(1)

25 37 29 67 68 19 72 71 34 48 76 56 40

Health care and social assistance

37.7 46.7 36.6 52.9 41.7 35.8 67.3 57.5 28.2 39.9 46.9 51.4 41.4

Leisure and hospitality

-24 79 39 65 93 -1 32 9 12 4 -13 9 21

Other services

7 7 1 11 9 4 19 16 -3 15 7 7 -3

Government

0 -8 -4 3 15 10 0 21 -19 17 44 46 22

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

189 222 194 233 245 198 174 142 144 152 135 171 157

Total private

176 213 198 236 240 189 165 131 143 146 121 135 119

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.9 49.8 49.9 49.9 49.9

Total private women employees

48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.5 48.5 48.5 48.5 48.6

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.4 82.3 82.4 82.3 82.3 82.3 82.3

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

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

Average hourly earnings

$27.30 $27.35 $27.43 $27.53 $27.56 $27.66 $27.71 $27.75 $27.82 $27.91 $27.99 $28.10 $28.09

Average weekly earnings

$941.85 $943.58 $943.59 $949.79 $950.82 $951.50 $956.00 $954.60 $957.01 $960.10 $960.06 $966.64 $966.30

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

110.0 110.3 110.1 110.7 110.9 110.6 111.1 110.9 111.0 111.1 110.9 111.4 111.5

Over-the-month percent change

0.0 0.3 -0.2 0.5 0.2 -0.3 0.5 -0.2 0.1 0.1 -0.2 0.5 0.1

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

143.6 144.2 144.4 145.6 146.1 146.3 147.1 147.2 147.6 148.3 148.4 149.6 149.7

Over-the-month percent change

0.3 0.4 0.1 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.8 0.1

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

61.8 67.4 61.6 65.9 59.1 58.1 58.1 58.9 54.8 59.9 58.1 53.5 53.7

Over 3-month span

68.0 66.9 69.4 70.9 68.0 67.4 63.0 58.1 60.3 61.4 60.7 62.0 56.8

Over 6-month span

76.9 76.7 76.4 74.6 74.0 71.7 70.9 67.2 68.4 61.4 60.1 63.0 61.0

Over 12-month span

76.4 76.2 78.7 77.1 77.7 76.4 74.0 75.6 72.5 71.1 69.8 69.0 66.9

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

63.2 59.9 65.8 65.1 57.9 52.6 53.9 52.0 50.0 59.9 52.6 52.0 44.7

Over 3-month span

65.8 65.8 71.7 68.4 67.8 61.2 53.9 54.6 50.0 59.9 55.3 58.6 47.4

Over 6-month span

74.3 74.3 74.3 75.7 73.0 71.1 64.5 62.5 62.5 57.9 54.6 55.9 52.6

Over 12-month span

76.3 74.3 80.3 79.6 76.3 79.6 74.3 75.7 70.4 69.7 68.4 69.7 65.1

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 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: October 4, 2019