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Employment Situation Summary Table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category July
2014
May
2015
June
2015(p)
July
2015(p)

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

Total nonfarm

249 260 231 215

Total private

243 252 227 210

Goods-producing

53 -2 -2 17

Mining and logging

8 -20 -4 -4

Construction

31 12 0 6

Manufacturing

14 6 2 15

Durable goods(1)

15 -3 -2 -8

Motor vehicles and parts

4.3 6.8 -2.2 -1.4

Nondurable goods

-1 9 4 23

Private service-providing

190 254 229 193

Wholesale trade

7.2 9.6 3.2 6.3

Retail trade

24.5 33.0 36.5 35.9

Transportation and warehousing

18.3 13.2 13.8 14.4

Utilities

1.7 1.5 -0.1 2.6

Information

5 -1 4 2

Financial activities

16 9 17 17

Professional and business services(1)

45 68 69 40

Temporary help services

11.4 8.6 16.5 -8.9

Education and health services(1)

45 57 58 37

Health care and social assistance

46.4 58.6 55.2 30.1

Leisure and hospitality

23 56 24 30

Other services

5 8 4 7

Government

6 8 4 5

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

257 189 226 235

Total private

251 186 223 230

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4

Total private women employees

47.9 47.9 48.0 48.0

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.7 82.5 82.5 82.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.5 34.5 34.5 34.6

Average hourly earnings

$24.47 $24.95 $24.94 $24.99

Average weekly earnings

$844.22 $860.78 $860.43 $864.65

Index of aggregate weekly hours (2007=100)(3)

101.2 103.2 103.4 103.9

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 0.2 0.2 0.5

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls (2007=100)(4)

118.1 122.9 123.1 123.9

Over-the-month percent change

0.3 0.4 0.2 0.6

DIFFUSION INDEX
(Over 1-month span)(5)

Total private (263 industries)

66.9 58.4 60.6 64.4

Manufacturing (80 industries)

53.8 46.3 52.5 57.5

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.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: August 07, 2015
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