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

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

Total nonfarm

171 330 182 196 270 262 178 282 108 277 196 222 304

Total private

186 304 173 184 264 236 173 246 108 285 200 206 296

Goods-producing

56 111 30 60 63 56 38 50 38 60 29 53 72

Mining and logging

7 7 8 9 5 7 -1 8 3 6 -3 5 7

Construction

33 73 2 29 37 17 19 34 17 25 5 28 52

Manufacturing

16 31 20 22 21 32 20 8 18 29 27 20 13

Durable goods(1)

17 27 21 17 14 27 17 12 14 19 16 17 20

Motor vehicles and parts

2.0 7.9 3.6 -0.5 -5.7 6.2 -1.9 2.3 2.8 7.1 -1.9 1.8 0.7

Nondurable goods

-1 4 -1 5 7 5 3 -4 4 10 11 3 -7

Private service-providing

130 193 143 124 201 180 135 196 70 225 171 153 224

Wholesale trade

-2.3 3.2 7.5 -13.4 5.8 7.8 14.4 19.4 2.0 6.7 11.3 10.9 4.7

Retail trade

2.4 23.7 1.2 3.7 18.3 -34.2 2.3 5.9 -26.0 -9.9 32.5 -12.0 20.8

Transportation and warehousing

19.8 28.4 22.5 6.6 18.3 18.7 8.0 23.8 23.2 24.3 23.6 -4.9 26.6

Utilities

-1.5 1.9 -0.2 1.4 -1.4 -0.5 -2.9 0.6 0.1 1.4 0.3 -0.2 -0.5

Information

-9 0 12 5 2 0 1 -6 -4 10 -3 -4 -4

Financial activities

2 26 9 4 15 11 5 11 14 14 3 4 13

Professional and business services(1)

37 44 42 62 51 51 37 58 53 55 34 29 30

Temporary help services

-0.8 11.4 -0.8 12.8 1.4 -1.5 5.1 12.9 13.7 14.3 1.3 7.9 1.0

Education and health services(1)

65 36 37 24 39 65 48 60 25 37 29 67 55

Health care and social assistance

45.9 43.9 41.6 20.6 36.7 33.1 37.2 48.3 37.7 46.7 36.6 55.5 45.4

Leisure and hospitality

13 25 11 18 38 43 35 17 -24 79 39 55 74

Other services

4 4 1 13 15 18 -12 6 7 7 1 9 4

Government

-15 26 9 12 6 26 5 36 0 -8 -4 16 8

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

188 225 228 236 216 243 237 241 189 222 194 232 241

Total private

188 219 221 220 207 228 224 218 176 213 198 230 234

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.6 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7

Total private women employees

48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 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 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.4 34.5 34.5

Average hourly earnings

$26.71 $26.75 $26.84 $26.90 $26.99 $27.05 $27.11 $27.23 $27.30 $27.35 $27.43 $27.53 $27.56

Average weekly earnings

$918.82 $922.88 $925.98 $928.05 $931.16 $933.23 $935.30 $939.44 $941.85 $943.58 $943.59 $949.79 $950.82

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

108.3 108.8 109.0 109.2 109.4 109.6 109.7 110.0 110.0 110.3 110.1 110.6 110.9

Over-the-month percent change

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

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

138.2 139.2 139.8 140.4 141.1 141.7 142.2 143.1 143.6 144.2 144.4 145.6 146.1

Over-the-month percent change

0.1 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.8 0.3

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

58.1 68.0 65.3 64.7 67.1 67.6 61.8 66.1 61.8 67.4 61.6 66.3 61.0

Over 3-month span

68.2 69.8 72.3 71.5 70.0 71.3 72.9 69.8 68.0 66.9 69.4 71.7 67.6

Over 6-month span

68.2 69.4 73.8 74.2 75.6 75.2 73.1 73.6 76.9 76.7 76.4 76.9 75.0

Over 12-month span

70.2 69.4 73.6 71.9 75.8 74.4 73.8 74.8 76.4 76.2 78.7 77.9 78.3

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

61.8 66.4 67.1 63.8 63.8 66.4 63.2 60.5 63.2 59.9 65.8 63.2 59.9

Over 3-month span

76.3 75.7 69.7 68.4 65.8 69.1 74.3 69.7 65.8 65.8 71.7 69.1 63.2

Over 6-month span

77.6 74.3 76.3 78.3 80.3 77.0 73.0 69.1 74.3 74.3 74.3 78.3 73.7

Over 12-month span

71.1 75.0 74.3 74.3 76.3 79.6 80.3 76.3 76.3 74.3 80.3 78.9 77.0

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 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

 

Last Modified Date: February 1, 2019