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USDL - 8509

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U. S. D e p a r t m e n t of L a b o r
B L S , 961 - 2634
THE E M P L O Y M E N T SIT U AT IO N :

N O V E M B E R 1967

The j o b situ ation i m p r o v e d m a r k e d ly b e tw e e n O c t o b e r and N o v e m b e r ,
the Uc S. D e p a r t m e n t of L a b o r 1 s B u re a u o f L a b o r S t a t is t ic s r e p o r t e d t o d a y 0
T o ta l e m p lo y m e n t r o s e 4 5 0 ,0 0 0 (s e a s o n a lly a d ju s t e d ) a ft e r r e m a in in g
sta ble f o r s e v e r a l m o n th s , and the u n e m p lo y m e n t rate f e l l f r o m 4 0 3 to 3. 9
p ercen to T h e s e d e v e lo p m e n t s halted the t w o - m o n t h uptrend in j o b l e s s n e s s ,
and u n e m p lo y m e n t r e t u r n e d to the range within w h ich it has m o v e d s in c e
late 196 5.
U n e m p lo y m e n t, w h ich u s u a lly r i s e s with N o v e m b e r c u t b a c k s in o u t d o o r
a c t i v i t i e s , e d g ed dow n to 2 . 9 m illion,. J o b l e s s r a t e s f o r m o s t m a j o r
s e g m e n t s of the la b o r f o r c e m o v e d dow n s ig n ific a n t ly , retu rn in g to about
the Au gust le v e l . T h e r e w a s an e s p e c i a l l y sh a r p d r o p f o r adult w o m e n .
E m p lo y m e n t g a in s in tra d e and g o v e r n m e n t , along with the r e t u r n to
w o r k of s t r i k e r s in m a n u fa c tu r in g and t r a n s p o r t a t io n , c o n t r ib u t e d to a
r i s e o f n e a r ly 1/2 m i l l i o n ( s e a s o n a lly a d ju s t e d ) in n o n a g r ic u lt u r a l p a y r o ll
e m p lo y m e n t .
The f a c t o r y w o r k w e e k r o s e to 40. 9 h o u r s in N o v e m b e r (s e a s o n a lly
a d ju s t e d ) , its h ig h est point s in c e Jan u ary 1967.
U n e m p lo y m e n t
The N o v e m b e r d r o p in the s e a s o n a lly a d ju s te d rate and le v e l of
u n e m p lo y m e n t r e p r e s e n t e d a re tu r n to the g e n e r a l situ ation b e f o r e the
S ep tem b e r - O c t o b e r r i s e s . M a j o r d e c l i n e s o c c u r r e d am on g w o m e n and
t e e n a g e r s , the sa m e g r o u p s w h ich had r e c o r d e d la r g e i n c r e a s e s in the
past 2 m on th s . The u n e m p lo y m e n t rate f o r adult m e n , at 2 . 4 p e r c e n t in




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N o v e m b e r , w a s v ir t u a lly u nchanged f r o m the l e v e l that has p r e v a i l e d f o r the
p a st y e a r 0 F o r adult w o m e n and t e e n a g e r s , h o w e v e r , r a t e s and l e v e l s of
u n e m p lo y m e n t have tend ed to m o v e up o v e r the y e a r . A s a r e s u lt , the
u n e m p lo y m e n t rate f o r a ll w o r k e r s w a s up f r o m the p o s t - K o r e a n lo w of
la s t fa ll.
The O c t o b e r - t o - N o v e m b e r d r o p in u n e m p lo y m e n t w a s r e f l e c t e d in m o s t
o c c u p a t io n and in d u s t r y g r o u p s . W ith the e x c e p t io n o f c o n s t r u c t i o n , h o w e v e r
a ll in d u s try u n e m p lo y m e n t r a t e s w e r e up o v e r the y e a r . S im i l a r l y , r a t e s
in m o s t o c c u p a t io n g r o u p s w e r e up f r o m a y e a r e a r l i e r .
N onw hites a c c o u n t e d f o r 22 p e r c e n t o f the u n e m p lo y m e n t in N o v e m b e r ,
T h e ir u n e m p lo y m e n t rate w a s dow n f r o m 8, 8 p e r c e n t in O c t o b e r to 7, 3
p e r c e n t in N o v e m b e r . The rate f o r w h ites f e l l f r o m 3. 8 to 3. 4 p e r c e n t .
U n e m p lo y m e n t c o v e r e d u n d er State u n e m p lo y m e n t in s u r a n c e p r o g r a m s
to ta le d 952, 000 in m i d - N o v e m b e r . The S t a t e - in s u r e d u n e m p lo y m e n t ra te,
at 2. 3 p e r c e n t s e a s o n a lly a d ju s te d , w a s dow n s lig h tly o v e r the m on th , but
w a s up f r o m 2. 1 p e r c e n t a y e a r e a r l i e r .
T o t a l E m p lo y m e n t and L a b o r F o r c e
T o t a l e m p lo y m e n t w a s 75.1 m i l l i o n ( s e a s o n a lly a d ju s t e d ) in N o v e m b e r ,
up 4 5 0 ,0 0 0 o v e r the m on th . S e a s o n a lly a d ju s te d i n c r e a s e s a m ou n ted to
325, 000 in n o n a g r ic u lt u r a l e m p lo y m e n t and 125, 000 in a g r i c u l t u r e .
The c iv ilia n la b o r f o r c e , at 7 8.1 m i l l i o n , w as up 1, 5 m i l l i o n f r o m a
y e a r e a r l i e r . A b ou t 1. 0 m i l l i o n o f the i n c r e a s e o c c u r r e d a m o n g adult w o m e n
w hile the adult m a le g r o u p i n c r e a s e d n e a r ly 800, 000 a f t e r little change f r o m
1965 to 1966. The i n c r e a s e s w e r e p a r t ia lly o f f s e t by a 200, 000 d e c lin e in
the teen a g e la b o r f o r c e . F o r the m o s t p art, th ese c h a n g e s r e f l e c t s h ifts in
the age d is t r ib u t io n o f the p o p u la tio n .
In du stry E m p lo y m e n t
P a y r o l l e m p lo y m e n t r o s e by n e a r ly half a m i l l i o n in N o v e m b e r , as all
i n d u s t r ie s e x c e p t the F e d e r a l g o v e r n m e n t r e g i s t e r e d s e a s o n a lly a d ju s te d
e m p lo y m e n t g a in s . A p p r o x i m a t e l y 2 0 0 ,0 0 0 o f the i n c r e a s e w a s a c c o u n t e d
f o r by the t e r m in a t io n o f s t r i k e s , (in the h o u s e h o ld data s t r i k e r s a r e cou n ted
as e m p lo y e d but not at w o r k , w hile the p a y r o l l data sh ow s them as a b s e n t
f r o m p a y r o l l s and thus not a m o n g the e m p l o y e d . )




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The bulk o f the e m p lo y m e n t i n c r e a s e w a s in d u r a b le g o o d s m a n u fa c t u r in g ,
w h e r e r e d u c e d s tr ik e a c t iv it y a c c o u n t e d f o r m o s t o f the r i s e 0 I n c r e a s e s in
t r a n s p o r t a t io n e q u ip m e n t ( a u t o s ) , m a c h i n e r y , f a b r i c a t e d and p r i m a r y m e t a l s ,
and e l e c t r i c a l e q u ip m e n t, r e t u r n e d e m p lo y m e n t c l o s e to A u g u s t l e v e l s .
W id e s p r e a d s m a ll g a in s a m on g n on d u rab le g o o d s in d u s t r ie s (totaling 48, 000
j o b s ) a c c o u n t e d f o r n e a r ly all the m a n u fa c tu r in g e x p a n s io n not a ttrib u ta b le to
the sh a rp d r o p in s tr ik e activity,,
In t r a n s p o r t a t io n and p u b lic u t ilit ie s , the end o f the t r u c k e r s *
w a s r e s p o n s i b l e f o r about h a lf o f the e m p lo y m e n t ga in .

str ik e

O th er i n c r e a s e s w e r e c o n c e n t r a t e d in the s e r v i c e - p r o d u c i n g i n d u s t r ie s ,
with ga in s in tra d e ( 6 5 , 0 0 0 ) , State and l o c a l g o v e r n m e n t ( 5 0 , 0 0 0 ) , and
s e r v i c e s (6 0 ,0 0 0 ) . E m p lo y m e n t c h a n g e s in m in in g , c o n s t r u c t i o n , and
fin a n ce w e r e s lig h tly b e t t e r than s e a s o n a lly expected,, F e d e r a l g o v e r n m e n t
e m p lo y m e n t w a s dow n in N o v e m b e r f o r the fo u r th c o n s e c u t i v e m o n th . Since
July, F e d e r a l e m p lo y m e n t has f a lle n by 6 3 , 0 0 0 ( s e a s o n a lly a d j u s t e d ) .
O v e r the y e a r , p a y r o l l e m p lo y m e n t w a s up by 1. 7 m i l l i o n to a N o v e m b e r
high o f 67. 3 m i l l i o n . The m a in s o u r c e s o f e m p lo y m e n t g r o w t h have b e e n the
s e r v i c e - p r o d u c i n g i n d u s t r ie s and g o v e r n m e n t . The g o o d s - p r o d u c i n g i n d u s t r i e s ,
w h ich exp a n d ed r a p id ly f r o m 1965 to 1966, have d e c lin e d f r o m a y e a r a g o , as
the ta b u la tion b e lo w in d ic a t e s :

Industry
T otal p a y r o ll employment
P riv a te
Goods producing
S erv ice producing
Government

Nov. f 66
to
Nov. 16 7
1,710
1,078
- 100
1,178
632

Nov. f 65
to
Nov. f 66
3,118
2,252
1,034
1,218
866

P a r t i c u l a r l y la r g e i n c r e a s e s have o c c u r r e d r e c e n t l y in State and l o c a l
g o v e r n m e n t (5 5 0 ,0 0 0 s in c e N o v e m b e r 1966). The con tin u ed e x p a n s io n o f
educational a c t i v i t i e s has p la y e d a m a j o r r o le in this i n c r e a s e . The la t e s t
a v a ila b le f i g u r e s ( O c t o b e r ) in d ic a te an o v e r - t h e - y e a r i n c r e a s e o f n e a r ly
300, 000 in l o c a l e d u c a t io n a l e m p lo y m e n t and 90, 000 in State e d u c a t io n a l
e m p lo y m e n t .




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D e c e m b e r 13, 1967

T h e r e h a s a l s o b e e n a s h a r p r i s e in the s e r v i c e i n d u s t r i e s (500, 000
o v e r the y e a r ) . The l a r g e s t i n c r e a s e has b e e n in m e d i c a l and health s e r v i c e s
w h e r e e m p lo y m e n t w a s up 230, 000 o v e r the year*
H o u r s and E a r n in g s
A v e r a g e w e e k ly e a r n in g s o f rank and f i l e w o r k e r s on p r iv a t e p a y r o l l s
e d g e d up to $103. 90 in N o v e m b e r . O v e r the y e a r , w e e k ly e a r n in g s w e r e up
$ 4 . 00. M u ch of the i n c r e a s e , h o w e v e r , has b e e n o f f s e t by h ig h e r c o n s u m e r
p r i c e s . A v e r a g e h o u r ly e a r n in g s , at $ 2 . 7 2 , w e r e up 12 c e n t s (40 6 p e r c e n t )
f r o m a y e a r e a r l i e r . A v e r a g e w e e k ly h o u r s r o s e in N o v e m b e r to 38. 2 but
w e r e d ow n 0. 2 hour f r o m N o v e m b e r 1966,
H o u r s and e a r n in g s of f a c t o r y p r o d u c t io n w o r k e r s a l s o r o s e in N o v e m b e r ,
In spite o f an 0 , 4 hour o v e r - t h e - y e a r d e c lin e in the a v e r a g e w o r k w e e k , to
40. 9 h o u r s , w e e k ly e a r n in g s w e r e up $ 4 . 21 to $118, 20. H o u r ly e a r n in g s r o s e
13 c e n t s to $ 2 , 89.




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A

T his r e le a se p resen ts and a n a ly zes sta tistic s from two m ajor su rv ey s. Data on labor fo rce,
total em p loym en t, and unem ploym ent are d erived
from the sam ple su rvey of h ou seh old s conducted
and tabulated by the B ureau of the C en su s for the
B ureau of Labor S ta tistic s. S ta tistic s on industry
em p loym en t, h ou rs, and earn in gs are co lle c te d by
State a g e n c ie s from p ayroll reco rd s of e m p lo y e r s
and are tabulated by the B ureau of Labor S ta tistic s.
A d escrip tio n of the two su rv ey s ap p ears in the
B L S publication E m ploym ent and E a r n i n g s and
M onthly R eport on the Labor F o rce.

Table A>1: Employment status of the noninstitutional population

by a ge and sex

(In thousands)
Seasonally adjusted
Hmployment status, age, and sex

Nov.
1967

O ct.
1967

Nov.
1966

NOV.
1967

O ct.
1967

S e p t.
1967

Aug.
1967

J u ly
1967

8 1 ,5 8 2
7 8 ,1 1 3
7 5 ,2 1 8
3 ,7 5 9
7 1 ,4 6 0
1 ,8 2 9
1 ,0 7 8
751
2 ,8 9 4

8 1 ,5 9 5
7 8 ,1 3 2
7 5 ,1 8 1
4 ,0 3 3
7 1 ,1 4 8
1 ,6 8 7
922
765
2 ,9 5 1

7 9 ,8 9 5
7 6 ,5 7 3
7 3 ,9 9 5
3 ,8 1 4
7 0 ,1 8 0
1 ,4 3 1
773
658
2 ,5 7 7

8 1 ,5 7 6
7 8 ,1 0 6
7 5 ,0 8 3
3 ,8 2 9
7 1 ,2 5 4
1 ,8 9 4
1 ,0 8 0
814
3 ,0 2 3

8 1 ,4 6 0
7 7 ,9 9 7
7 4 ,6 3 0
3 ,7 0 7
7 0 ,9 2 3
1 ,8 1 3
949
864
3 ,3 6 7

8 1 ,2 5 9
7 7 ,8 0 3
7 4 ,6 2 5
3 ,6 7 6
7 0 ,9 4 9
1 ,9 7 7
1 ,0 8 1
896
3 ,1 7 8

8 1 ,1 6 0
7 7 ,7 0 1
7 4 ,7 1 8
3 ,9 9 2
7 0 ,7 2 6
1 ,8 5 5
992
863
2 ,9 8 3

8 0 ,9 5 4
7 7 ,5 0 5
7 4 ,4 8 9
3 ,8 5 6
7 0 ,6 3 3
2 ,0 1 1
1 ,0 5 8
953
3 ,0 1 6

4 5 ,5 7 9
4 4 ,6 1 1
2 ,8 1 4
4 1 ,7 9 7
968

4 5 ,6 0 6
4 4 ,7 1 4
2 ,9 2 2
4 1 ,7 9 2
893

4 4 ,8 1 1
4 3 ,8 4 0
2 ,8 1 3
4 1 ,0 2 7
970

4 5 ,5 6 3
4 4 ,4 8 0
2 ,8 0 8
4 1 ,6 7 2
1 ,0 8 3

4 5 ,5 1 3
4 4 ,3 7 5
2 ,7 9 1
4 1 ,5 8 4
1 ,1 3 8

4 5 ,4 7 6
4 4 ,4 3 5
2 ,8 0 6
4 1 ,6 2 9
1 ,0 4 1

4 5 ,5 5 9
4 4 ,4 7 9
2 ,8 3 5
4 1 ,6 4 4
1 ,0 8 0

4 5 ,4 3 3
4 4 ,3 3 8
2 ,7 9 1
4 1 ,5 4 7
1 ,0 9 5

2 6 ,4 8 5
2 5 ,4 0 9
632
2 4 ,7 7 7
1 ,0 7 6

2 6 ,3 9 8
2 5 ,1 6 7
736
2 4 ,4 3 0
1 ,2 3 1

2 5 ,4 8 0
2 4 ,5 8 3
660
2 3 ,9 2 3
897

2 6 ,1 3 4
2 5 ,0 9 3
634
2 4 ,4 5 9
1 ,0 4 1

2 6 ,0 9 2
2 4 ,8 2 7
567
2 4 ,2 6 0
1 ,2 6 5

2 6 ,0 5 1
2 4 ,7 8 1
512
2 4 ,2 6 9
1 ,2 7 0

2 5 ,5 5 7
2 4 ,5 5 8
705
2 3 ,8 5 3
999

2 5 ,5 1 6
2 4 ,4 2 1
624
2 3 ,7 9 7
1 ,0 9 5

6 ,0 4 9
5 ,1 9 8
313
4 ,8 8 5
851

6 ,1 2 8
5 ,3 0 0
374
4 ,9 2 6
82 8

6 ,2 8 2
5 ,5 7 2
341
5 ,2 3 1
711

6 ,4 0 9
5 ,5 1 0
387
5 ,1 2 3
899

6 ,3 9 2
5 ,4 2 8
349
5 ,0 7 9
964

6 ,2 7 6
5 ,4 0 9
358
5 ,0 5 1
867

6 ,5 8 5
5 ,6 8 1
452
5 ,2 2 9
904

6 ,5 5 6
5 ,7 3 0
441
5 ,2 8 9
826

Total

Men, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force •
Employed e « e e # e e « e e e # e e e # e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e
Agriculture •#««*#( ****r«*f *i ***i «««*«e«
Nonagricultural industries«•••••«••••••••
Unemployed
Women, 20 years and over
Civilian labor force e e e e e e e o e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e
Employed e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e o e e e e e e e e e
Agriculture # e e e e e e e e e e e e e e # e e e * e e # e e a e
Nonagricultural industries e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e
Unemployed •«•••#*#*•*•**#*•****•*•***•*
Both sexes, 16-19 years
Civilian labor force •
Employed ••••••••*••*«•*«*•••***#•♦*#•••
Agriculture
Nnnagrirulmral industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Unemployed •

Table A -2 : Unem ployed persons 16 years and over by duration of unemployment
(In thousands)
Seasonally adjusted
Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 w eeks.................................................
5 to 14 w e e k ? .................................. .....................
15 weeks and o v e r .................................................
15 to 26 w e e k s ...................................................
27 weeks and over.............................. ................




NOV.
1967

O ct.
1967

N ov.
1966

N ov.
1967

O ct.
1967

S e p t.
1967

Aug.
1967

J u ly
1967

1 ,6 5 1
844
400
243
156

1 ,6 5 3
884
415
259
156

1 ,4 8 6
710
381
206
175

1 ,5 8 6
918
487
310
177

1 ,8 4 7
1 ,1 5 3
489
313
176

1 ,8 8 9
945
437
278
159

1 ,6 6 0
946
441
231
210

1 ,8 0 5
876
435
265
170

.

Table A-3: M a jo r unemployment indicators
(Persons 16 years and over)
Thousands of persons
unemployed

Seasonally adjusted rates of unemployment

Selected categories
N ov.
1967 .
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O ct.
1967

S ep t.
1967

2 ,5 7 7

3 .9

4 .3

4 .1

3 .8

3 .9

3 .5

Men, 20 years and over....................................
Women, 20 years and o v e r..............................
Both sexes, 16-19 y e a r s ................................

968
1 ,0 7 6
851

971
896
711

2 .4
4 .0
1 4 .0

2 .5
4 .8
1 5 .1

2 .3
4 .9
1 3 .8

2 .4
3 .9
1 3 .7

2 .4
4 .3
1 2 .6

2 .4
3 .4
1 1 .4

White.......... .......................................................
Nonwhite............................................................

2 ,2 7 2
623

2 ,0 0 3
574

3 .4

3 .8
8 .8

3 .6
7 .9

3 .5
6 .9

3 .5
7 .2

3 .1
6 .9

Married m en..........................................................
Full-time workers ...............................................
Unemployed 15 weeks and over..........................
State insured*......................................................
Labor force time lost ^........................................

600
2 ,0 3 4
400
952

606
1 ,9 6 8
381
857

—

—

3 .6
.6
2 .3
4 .1

1 .9
3 .9
.6
2 .4
4 .7

1 .8
3 .8
.6
2 .4
4 .6

2 .0
3 .6
.6
2 .7
4 .3

1 .8
3 .6
.6
2 .8
4 .3

1 .7
3 .4
.6
2 .1
3 .8

769
193
418
159
1 ,1 5 9
227
669
263
456

653
162
350
141
1 ,0 8 5
261
534
290
399

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

2 .5
1 .2
3 .9
3 .4
4 .9
2 .8
5 .3
9 .2
5 .5

2 .5
1 .3
3 .7
4 .1
4 .6
2 .2
5 .4
8 .1
5 .1

2 .2
1 .1
3 .4
3 .2
4 .4
2 .4
4 .8
7 .8
4 .1

2 .2
1 .2
3 .2
3 .7
4 .7
2 .3
5 .4
8 .0
4 .5

1 .9
1 .0
2 .7
3 .1
4 .2
3 .0
4 .0
8 .3
4 .0

2 ,1 0 8
236
718
382
336
95
542
493
201
121

1 ,9 0 4
278
576
269
306
74
504
457
175
85

3 .9
7 .6
3 .5
3 .2
3 :8
2 .5
4 .5
3 .8
1 .9
7 .8

4 .4
7 .2
4 .1
3 .6
4 .8
2 .6
5 .0
4 .2
2 .2
8 .6

4 .2
5 .4
4 .1
3 .7
4 .5
2 .4
5 .1
4 .0
2 .1
1 1 .1

3 .9
7 .1
3 .8
3 .4
4 .5
2 .6
4 .2
3 .5
1 .5
7 .1

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

3 .6
9 .2
2 .8
2 .3
3 .5
2 .0
4 .4
3 .3
1 .7
6 .1

N ov.
1967

Nov.
1966

Total (all civilian workers)................................

2 ,8 9 4

1

Aug.
1967
I
l

J u ly
1967_____

Nov.

73

Occupation
White-collar workers............................................
Professional and managerial..........................
Clerical workers..............................................
Sales w orkers..................................................
Blue-collar workers..............................................
Craftsmen and foremen....................................
Operatives........................................................
Nonfarm laborers..............................................
Service workers....................................................
Industry
Private wage and salary workers 3......................
Construction......................................................
Manufacturing...................................................
Durable g o o d s ..............................................
Nondurable g o o d s ........................................
Transportation and public utilities ..............
Wholesale and retail tra d e ..............................
Finance and service industries......................
Government wage and salary workers................
Agricultural wage and salary workers................

^Insured unemployment under State programs as a percent of average covered employment.
^Man-hours lost by the unemployed and persons on part time for econom ic reasons as a

percent o f potentially available labor force man-hours.
Include s mining, not shown separately.

Tablo A -4: Full-and part-time status off the civilian labor fforce
November 1967

Full- and part-time employment status

Total

Men,
20 and
over

Women,
20 and
over

Both sexes,
16-19 years

Full Tima
Civilian labor force................................................ .............................................................................
Employed:
Full-time schedules....................................................................................................................
Part time for economic reasons..................................................................................................
Unemployed, looking for full-time w o rk ......................................................................................
Unemployment rate..............................................................................................................................

6 7 ,1 7 0

4 3 ,5 8 9

2 0 ,7 5 3

2 ,8 2 8

6 3 ,0 6 3
2 ,0 7 2
2 ,0 3 4
3 .0

4 1 ,7 8 0
953
856
2 .0

1 9 ,0 3 7
915
802
3 .9

2 ,2 4 7
205
376
1 3 .3

1 0 ,9 4 3
1 0 ,0 8 3
860
7 .9

1 ,9 9 0
1 ,8 7 8
112
5 .6

5 ,7 3 2
5 ,4 5 7
274
4 .8

3 ,2 2 1
2 ,7 4 7
474
1 4 .7

Part Tim#
Civilian labor f o r c e ............................................................................................................................
Employed (voluntary part time)........................................ ..............................................................
Unemployed, looking for part-time w o rk ......................................................................................
Unemployment ra te .......................................... ................................................................................




Table A-5: Employed persons by a ge and sex
(In thousands)
Seasonally adjusted
Age and sex
Nov.
1967

O ct.
1967

Nov.
1966

NOV.

1967

O ct.
1967

Total, 16 years and o v e r ......................................

7 5 ,2 1 8

7 5 ,1 8 1

7 3 ,9 9 5

7 5 ,0 8 3

7 4 ,6 3 0

7 4 ,6 2 5

7 4 ,7 1 8

7 4 ,4 8 9

16 to 19 y e a r s ....................................................
16 and 17 ye a rs........ .......... .......................
18 and 19 y ears...................... ........................
20 to 24 y e a r s ............................ ........................
25 years and o v e r ..............................................
25 to 54 y e a r s ............................ ...................
55 years and o v e r ..........................................

5 ,1 9 8
2 ,1 2 9
3 ,0 6 9
8 ,7 1 9
6 1 ,3 0 1
4 7 ,5 3 8
1 3 ,7 6 3

5 ,3 0 0
2 ,2 3 7
3 ,0 6 3
8 ,5 2 5
6 1 ,3 5 5
4 7 ,5 1 0
1 3 ,8 4 5

5 ,5 7 2
2 ,1 7 4
3 ,3 9 8
8 ,0 7 7
6 0 ,3 4 7
4 6 ,8 2 0
1 3 ,5 2 7

5 ,5 1 0
2 ,3 1 6
3 ,1 9 2
8 ,6 9 9
6 0 ,8 7 2
4 7 ,1 0 6
1 3 ,7 8 2

5 ,4 2 8
2 ,2 8 8
3 ,1 0 6
8 ,5 1 4
6 0 ,7 1 8
4 6 ,8 7 6
1 3 ,7 1 2

5 ,4 0 9
2 ,2 4 6
3 ,1 4 8
8 ,5 2 2
6 0 ,7 2 4
4 6 ,7 6 8
1 3 ,6 9 8

5 ,6 8 1
2 ,3 4 1
3 ,3 3 1
8 ,6 1 2
6 0 ,3 9 3
4 6 ,7 0 9
1 3 ,6 3 2

5 ,7 3 0
2 ,3 2 2
3 ,4 0 2
8 ,6 0 4
6 0 ,1 2 8
4 6 ,4 7 1
1 3 ,5 6 3

Males, 16 years and over......................................

4 7 ,3 8 8

4 7 ,6 2 4

4 6 ,8 2 6

4 7 ,5 4 8

4 7 ,4 2 5

4 7 ,4 7 9

4 7 ,7 1 2

4 7 ,5 5 5

16 to 19 y e a r s ....................................................
16 and 17 ye a rs..............................................
18 and 19 y e a rs..............................................
20 to 24 y e a r s ....................................................
25 years and over................................................
25 to 54 y ears................................................
55 years and o v e r ..........................................

2 ,7 7 7
1 ,2 5 6
1 ,5 2 1
4 ,7 5 7
3 9 ,8 5 4
3 0 ,9 1 9
8 ,9 3 5

2 ,9 1 0
1 ,3 3 0
1 ,5 8 0
4 ,7 8 7
3 9 ,9 2 6
3 0 ,9 1 3
9 ,0 1 4

2 ,9 8 6
1 ,2 6 7
1 ,7 1 9
4 ,5 6 0
3 9 ,2 8 1
3 0 ,4 8 1
8 ,8 0 0

3 ,0 6 8
1 ,4 3 9
1 ,6 4 4
4 ,7 9 2
3 9 ,6 6 9
3 0 ,7 6 5
8 ,9 4 1

3 ,0 5 0
1 ,4 0 0
1 ,6 3 9
4 ,8 0 6
3 9 ,5 8 8
3 0 ,6 3 7
8 ,9 1 5

3 ,0 4 4
1 ,4 0 9
1 ,6 5 3
4 ,8 4 9
3 9 ,5 8 9
3 0 ,6 4 8
8 ,8 9 8

3 ,2 3 3
1 ,4 3 6
1 ,7 8 6
4 ,8 9 1
3 9 ,5 6 6
3 0 ,6 3 8
8 ,8 8 9

3 ,2 1 7
1 ,3 9 9
1 ,8 1 0
4 ,8 5 6
3 9 ,4 6 8
3 0 ,5 8 4
8 ,8 6 0

Females, 16 years and o v e r ................................

2 7 ,8 3 1

2 7 ,5 5 7

2 7 ,1 6 9

2 7 ,5 3 5

2 7 ,2 0 5

2 7 ,1 4 6

2 7 ,0 0 6

2 6 ,9 3 4

16 to 19 y e a r s ....................................................
16 and 17 ye a rs..............................................
18 and 19 ye a rs..............................................
20 to 24 y e a r s ....................................................
25 years and o v e r ..............................................
25 to 54 y e a r s ................................................
55 years and o v e r ..........................................

2 ,4 2 2
873
1 ,5 4 8
3 ,9 6 2
2 1 ,4 4 7
1 6 ,6 1 9
4 ,8 2 8

2 ,3 9 0
907
1 ,4 8 3
3 ,7 3 8
2 1 ,4 2 9
1 6 ,5 9 8
4 ,8 3 2

2 ,5 8 6
907
1 ,6 7 9
3 ,5 1 7
2 1 ,0 6 6
1 6 ,3 3 9
4 ,7 2 7

2 ,4 4 2
877
1 ,5 4 8
3 ,9 0 7
2 1 ,2 0 3
1 6 ,3 4 1
4 ,8 4 1

2 ,3 7 8
888
1 ,4 6 7
3 ,7 0 8
2 1 ,1 3 0
1 6 ,2 3 9
4 ,7 9 7

2 ,3 6 5
837
1 ,4 9 5
3 ,6 7 3
2 1 ,1 3 5
1 6 ,1 2 0
4 ,8 0 0

2 ,4 4 8
905
1 ,5 4 5
3 ,7 2 1
2 0 ,8 2 7
1 6 ,0 7 1
4 ,7 4 3

2 ,5 1 3
923
1 ,5 9 2
3 ,7 4 8
2 0 ,6 6 0
1 5 ,8 8 7
4 ,7 0 3

S ep t.
_____ 1262____

Aug.
1967____

J u ly
1967_____

NOTE: Due to the independent seasonal adjustment of several of the series, detail will not necessarily add to totals.

Table A -6: U nem ployed persons by age and sex

Thousands
Age and sex

Percent
looking
for
full-time
work
Nov. 1967

Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates

N ov.
1967

O ct.
1967

2 ,8 9 4

2 ,9 5 1

7 0 .3

3 .9

4 .3

4 .1

3 .8

3 .9

3 .5

851
421
43 0
48 0
1 ,5 6 3
1 ,2 2 1
342

828
373
455
521
1 ,6 0 2
1 ,2 9 3
309

4 4 .2
2 0 .0
6 8 .1
8 1 .9
8 0 .9
8 2 .5
7 5 .7

1 4 .0
1 6 .2
1 2 .0
5 .6
2 .6
2 .6
2 .4

1 5 .1
1 6 .5
1 3 .9
6 .5
2 .9
3 .0
2 .5

1 3 .8
1 5 .6
1 2 .6
6 .6
2 .7
2 .8
2 .3

1 3 .7
1 5 .3
1 2 .7
5 .5
2 .5
2 .6
2 .5

1 2 .6
1 4 .4
1 1 .4
6 .2
2 .6
2 .7
2 .3

1 1 .4
1 2 .9
1 2 .7
5 .0
2 .5
2 .6
2 .4

Males, 16 years and over.............. ......................

1 ,4 1 8

1 ,3 2 4

7 3 .8

3 .3

3 .4

3 .0

3 .1

3 .1

3 .0

16 to 19 y e a r s ..................................................
16 and 17 years............................................
18 and 19 years............................................
20 to 24 y ea rs..................................................
25 years and o v e r ............................................
25 to 54 y ea rs..............................................
55 years and o v e r ........................................

450
240
209
238
730
502
229

431
238
194
206
686
490
196

4 2 .2
2 5 .4
6 1 .7
8 2 .4
9 0 .4
9 5 .0
8 0 .3

1 4 .5
1 6 .1
1 2 .0
5 .4
2 .0
1 .8
2 .6

1 5 .0
1 7 .3
1 2 .9
5 .3
2 .1
2 .0
2 .5

1 2 .4
1 3 .2
1 1 .4
4 .9
1 .9
1 .9
2 .0

1 2 .4
1 5 .3
1 0 .2
5 .0
2 .0
2 .0
2 .4

1 1 .6
1 4 .5
9 .2
5 .0
2 .1
2 .0
2 .3

1 0 .5
1 1 .5
9 .7
4 .9
2 .2
2 .1
2 .4

Females, 16 years and o v e r ..............................

1 ,4 7 7

1 ,6 2 7

6 6 .9

4 .9

5 .8

5 .9

5 .1

J

4 4

16 to 19 years..................................................
16 and 17 years .........................................
18 and 19 years ..........................................
20 to 24 years ..............................................
25 years and over.............................................
25 to 54 years..............................................
55 years and o v e r........................................

401
181
220
243
833
720
113

397
135
261
315
916
802
113

4 6 .4
1 2 .7
7 4 .5
8 1 .1
7 2 .6
7 3 .6
6 6 .4

1 3 .4
1 6 .3
1 2 .0
5 .9
3 .6
4 .1
2 .1

1 5 .1
1 5 .3
1 5 .1
8 .0
4 .3
5 .0
2 .6

1 5 .6
1 9 .3
1 3 .8
8 .8
4 .1
4 .5
2 .9

1 5 .4
1 5 .4
15*4
6 .1
3 .5
3 .7
2 .7

1 3 .8
1 4 .3
1 3 .8
7 .6
3 .7
4 .1
2 .2

1 2 .6
1 4 .9
1 1 .5
5 .2
3 .1
3 .4
2 .4

Total, 16 years and over.....................................
16 to 19 yea rs..................................................
16 and 17 years............................................
18 and 19 years............................................
20 to 24 yea rs....................................................
25 years and o v e r ............................................
25 to 54 y ea rs ..............................................
55 years and o v e r ........................................




Nov.
1967

O ct.
1967

S ep t.
1967

Aug.
1967

J u ly
1967

Nov.
1966

T a b le B-1:

Em ployees on n o n a gric u ltu ra l p a y ro lls, by industry
(In thousands)

Seasonally adjusted
n Ve
O
1966

Nov

Oct.

Sept.

1967

1967

1967

TOTAL ..............................

67,269

66,903

66,672

65,559

M INING ..........................

601

600

609

CONTRACT CONSTRUCTIOR

3,336

3,¥51

MANUFACTURING.............

19,5>tO
l*,39*t

19,383
14,2*12

21,kOk
8,341

H,217
8 ,157

Industry

Production workers

....

OURABLE GOODS.........................

Production w orkers ......................

6

Change
from

Oct.

Nov.

Nov.

Oct.

Sept.

1967

1966

1967

1967

1967

366

1,710

66,709

66,231

66,055

478

621*

1

-23

598

596

601

2

3,513

3,328

-125

8

3,248

3,235

3,238

13

19,1*1*3
I k , 290

0.9,625
ll*,6l9

157
152

-85
-225

19,413
14,266

19,162
14,025

19,142
14,003

11,5*9
8,572

187
181*

-145
-233.

W

■M 8

203
198

28.9
-4.1
-12.8
-5.2
-81.7
-34.5
11.6
-47.6
.2
10.7
-10.5

U,3h0
8,275
300
593
456
634
1,286
1,338
1,980
1,909
1,959
457
428

299
591
455
627
1,268
1,328
1,934
1,895
1,861
454
425

299
585
451
622
1,262
1,331
1,966
1,882
1,873
452
426

1
2
1

60
6

8,073
5,991

8,025
5,948

7,993
5,912

48
*3.

1,799
90 .
959
1,390
687
1,069
1,003
193
531
352

1,785
82
954
1,383
684
1,065
1,000
192
529
351

1,777
81
950
1,377
682
1,06**
993
191
529
349

14

11,2*9
8^182

Oct.
1967

300.5
594.3
461.4
637.4
1,267.2
1,350.2
1,959.8
1,930.2
1,994.4
1*58.6
¥*9.6

300.0
599.1
1*60.9
631**8
1.252.0
1,3»*0.1
1.919.0
1,918.1*
1,885.1*
454.9
1*52.2

299.0
603.2
1*56.8
639.8
1.266.3
1,31*2.5
1,959.6
1.897.3
1,882.2

271.6
598.1*
474.2
61*2.6
1,31*8.9
1.384.7
1,91*8.2
1.977.8
1,994.2
¥*7.9
1*60.1

.5
—
1*.8
.5
2.6
15.2
10.1
1*0.8
11.8
109.0
3-7
-2.6

8,136
6,053

8,166
6,685

8,19*
6,108

8,076
6,01*7

-30
-32

1,825.5
99.0
96k.S
1, *103.9
689.5
1,072.0
997.5
192.0
537.8
35*i.*1

1,87*.3 1.917.0 1,820.0
92.0
96.*
100.2
966.6
960.8
957.3
1,1*01.3 1.398.0 •1,1*21.9
681.0
688.5
686.9
1,067.6 1.066.1 1,01*3.6
971.1*
995.9
996.3
185.8
19**.2
193.2
534.0
529.7
531.1
3*9.6
351.2
363.9

TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC
U T ILIT IES............................

*1,306

*,285

*,317

*,229

21

77

4,289

4,255

4,262

WHOLESALE AND RETAIL TRADE

lA-,036

13,801

13,689

13,603

235

433

13,833

13,769

13,719

3,632
10,1*04

3,605
10,196

3,586
10,303

3,512
00,091

27
208

120
313

3,603
10,230

3,573
10,196

3,565
10,154

30
34

3,270

3,265

3,27*

3,H 6

5

154

3,286

3,268

3,264

18

10,209
668.7
1,032.4

10,229

10,212

-20
-16.6
.1

514

10,260
716
1,030

10,198

10,161

707
1,027

695
1,029
2,485
1,054

Ordnance and accessories..............
Lumber and wood products...........
Furniture and fixtu res...................
Stone, clay, and glass products . .
Primary metal industries................
Fabricated metal products..............
Machinery, except electrical . . . .
Electrical equipment......................
Transportation equipment...............
Instruments and related products .
Miscellaneous manufacturing. . . .

NONDURABLE GOODS:
Production workers .
Food and kindred products...........
Tobacco manufactures...................
Textile mill products......................
Apparel and other textile products
Paper and allied products..............
Printing and publishing................
Chemicals and allied products . . .
Petroleum and coal products. . . .
Rubber and plastics products,n e c
Leather and leather products . . . .

WHOLESALE TRADE
RETAIL TRADE. . . .

FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND
REAL ESTATE......................

S E R V IC E S ............................
Hotels and other lodging places . .
Personal s erv ice s ...........................
Medical and other health services.
Educational s e r v ic e s......................

GOVERNMENT ........................

FEDERAL...............
STATE AND LOCAL

K S ti

718.5
685.3
1,032.3 1,028.3
2,1*85.1*
1,028.2

5.5
7.0
-2.4
-18.0
8.5
28.4
k
26.1
6.2
8.1
-9.5

10I0

27.3
9.7
228.0
85.9

H,971

u.,879

11,615

11,339

92

632

2,721
9,250

2,707
9,172

2,707
8,908

2,641
8,698

14
78

80
552

NOTE: Data for the 2 most recent months are preliminary.




9,695
61*1.1*
1,022.7
2,278.1
1,049.5

-1*8.8
-1.2
3.*
2.6
2.6
k.
l. 2
-1.2
3.8
3.2

11,788

_ £ 1 _

11.7W

11,668

8,712
9,036

2,715
8,953

1

8

5
7
3
k
3

1
2
1

9
3
10

k

34

T ab le B-2s

A v e r a g e w eekly hours o f production or n on su pe rvisory w orkers*
on private n on agricu ltu ral p ay rolls, by industry
Seasonally adjusted

Change from

1967

Oct.
1967

Sept.
1967

WHOLESALE TRADE .......................
RE T A IL TRAD E....................................

38.2
1*2.6
38.3
1*0.9
3.5
1*1.6
3.7
1*2.7
1*0.8
1*0.7
1*2.1
1*1.0
1*1.7
1*2.2
1*0.9
1*3.0
1*1.1*
39.9
1*0.0
3.2
1*0.7
39.0
1*1.7
36.3
1*3.1
38.2
1*1.8
1*2.7
1*2.2
39.1
36.2
1*0.1*
3>*.8

38.1*
1*3.0
38.9
1*0.9
3.7
1*1.6
3.9
1*2.1*
. 1*0.7
1*1.1
1*2.2
1*1.0
1*2.0
1*2.1*
1*0.1*
1*2.5
1*1.3
39.6
1*0.1
3.6
1*1.7
39*6
1*1.3
36.1
1*3.1
38.5
1*1.5
1*3.2
1*2.3
38.1*
36.6
1*0.3
35.3

38.1*
1*2.2
36.1*
1*1.3
3.9
1*2.1
k.3
1*2.6
1*0.1
1*1.1*
1*1.8
1*2.0
1*2.1*
^3.7
1*1.1
1*2.7
1*2.1
1*0.2
1*0.2
3-k
k l.3
38.5
k l.5
36.1*
k3-5
38.9
1*2.1
1*2.1*
1*2.1
38.1*
36.5
1*0.6
35.2

FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND
REAL E S TA TE ...............................

38.1
1*2.9
38.1
1*0.7
3.5
1*1.1*
3.7
1*1.9
1*0.9
1*1.1
1*2.1
1*0.7
1*1.6
1*2.2
1*0.6
1*2.2
1*1.3
39.7
39.9
3.k
1*0.9
1*0.3
1*1.6
35.8
1*3.1
38.1
1*1.5
1*3.2
1*2.1
38.3
36.2
1*0.3
3k.9

37-1

37.1

37.0

37.2

Nov.

Industry

T O T A L P R IV A T E ..........................
MIMING..............................................
CO NTR ACT CO NSTRUCTIO N-------M ANUFACTURING...........................
durable doods.

.....................

Ordnance and a c ceaao riea .................
Lumber and wood products . . . . .
Furniture and f i x t u r e * .......................
Scooe, c la y , and g la s s products . .
Primary m etal in d u s trie s ..................
Fab ricated am tal p ro d u cts ...............
Machinery, excep t e l e c t r i c a l . . . .
E le c tr ic a l equipam oc....................
Transportation equipm ent.................
Iasm uaencs nod related products .
M iscellaneous am aufacturiag. . . .
HONOURABLE CO O DS.......................
Food aad kindred p r o d u c ts ..............
T o b acco am au faccu res.......................
T ex tile mill products...........................
Apparel and other textile products
Paper nod allied p rodu cts.................
Printing aad p u b lish in g ..............
C h em icals and allied p rodu cts. . .
Petroleum aad co al products . . .
Rubber aad p la s tic s product a , n e c .
L eath er and leather p rodu cts. . . .

WHOLESALE AND R ETAIL TRADE.

Nov.
1966

Con
-.3
.2
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1967

Nov.

1

1967

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Nov.

1966

Oct.
1967

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39A
1*0.9
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1*1.6
3.6
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1*1.2
1*0.3
1*2.0
1*1.3
1*1.6
1*2.2
1*0.7
1*2.2
1*1.2
39.6
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3.1
1*0.5
39.0
1*1.1*
36.1*
1*2.9
38.3
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1*2.8
1*2.0
39.3
36.6
40.4
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- .6
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- .7
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- .2
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-.3
- .2
- .2
-.6
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-7
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Sept.
1967

38.0
1*2.3
37.1
1*0.6
3.k
1*1.3
3.5
1*1.7
1*0.6
1*0.1*
1*1.8
1*1.2
1*1.1*
1*2.3
1*0.5
1*1.5
1*1.1
39.3
39.7
3.2
1*0.7
38.9
1*1.3
35.8
1*2.8
38.O
k l.5
1*3.2
1*1.9
38.7
36.3
1*0.3
35.1

38.1*
1*2.8
38.3
1*0.8
3-k
1*1.6
3.7
1*2.4
1*0.5
1*0.7
1*2.0
1*1.0
1*1.8
1*2.7
1*0.2
1*2.7
1*1.2
39.5
39.9
3.3
1*1.0
38.0
1*1.1*
36.3
1*2.8
38.3
1*1.5
1*2.1*
1*1.9
38.9
36.7
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from

lD att relate to production workers in mining axx? manufacturing: to construction workers in contract construction; and to nonsupervisory worker* in wholesale and retail
trade} finance, imurance, and real estate; tramportation and public utilities; and services. These groups account for approximately four-fifths o f the total employment on
private nonagricultural payrolls. Transportation and public utilities, and services are included in T otal Private but are not shown separately in this table.
NOTE: Data for the 2 most recent months are preliminary.

T ab le B-3:

A v e r a g e hourly a n d w eekly e a rn in g s of production or n o n su p e rv iso ry w orke rs*1
on private n o n a gric u ltu ra l p ayrolls, by industry
Average hourly earnings

Nov.

Oct.

Sept.

Nov.

1967

I n d u s try

1967

1967

1966

$2.72 $2.71
3.2t* 3*2**
1 1 l*.l8
*.2
2.85 2.85

$2.60

T O T A L P R IV A T E ..........................
MRUMG....................... ......................
CO NTR ACT CO N STR UCTIO N -------M ANUFACTURING..................... ....

$2.72
3.23

DURABLE COODS.................................
Ordnance aad a c c e s s o r i e s ...............
Lum ber aad wood p r o d u c ts ..............
Furniture aad fix tu r e s ,.......................
Stou r, c la y , and g la s s products . .
Primary m etal industries....................
Fab ricated m etal products.................
M achiariy, except e le c t r ic a l. . . .
E le c tr ic a l e q u ip s * a r .......................
Traaapottutioo rq n ip w rn t.................
laarrum cata aad related products .
M iscellaneous manufacturing. . . .

3.07
3.3L
2.1*1*
2.39
2.90
3.38

HONOURABLE CO O DS.......................
Food aad kindred p r o d u c ts ..............
T o b acco m an u factu res.......................
T extile mill products..........................
Apparel and ocher .textile products
Paper and allied produ cts.................
Printing aad p u b lish in g ....................
C hem icals aad allied prod u cts. . .
Petroleum and co al products . . .
Rubber aad p la s tic s product%n e c
L eath er and leather p rodu cts. . . .

WHOLESALE AND R ETAIL TR ADE
WHOLESALE T R A O E .......................
RETA IL TRAO E....................................

FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND
REAL E S TA TE .............................

1 .2
*0
2.89

3.02

3.23
2.81*
3.56

2.88
2.38
2.63
2.67
2.11*
2.13

2.08

3.03

3.28

2.1*5
2.37
2.87
3.37
2.99

3-03
3.27
2.1*5
2.37
2.87
3.38

3.00
3.22 3.21
2.82 2.78
3.^7
2.87
2.36

3.^7
2.87
2.3k

2.29
2.93
2.05

2.66

2.65

2.63

2.10

Nov.

1967
$0.00

-.01
-.01
.Ok
.Ok

.03

Sept.

Nov.

1967

Oct.

Oct.

1967

1967

1966

$0.12 $103.90 $103.63 $10k.06
.11 137.60 139.00 139.32
.2k 160.86 160.kO 162.60
.13 118.20 116.00 116.57
.13

.10

127.71
lkl.3k
99.55
97.27
122.09
138.58
125.93
136.31
116.16
153.08
119.23
9k.96

2.79
1.95

-.01
.02
.03
.01
.03
.01
.02
.09
.01
.02
.02
.03
.02
.01
.02
.01
0
.01
.03
.01
0
.01
.01
0

.12
.18
.16
.12
.12
.15
.10

83.26
II8.78
7l.3k

2.50

.01

.16

98.69

2.28

2.25
2.78
3.31
2.92
3.13
2.69
3.k0
2.76
2.25

1.93

2.06
2.92
3-3k
3.15
3.61
2.85

* See footnote 1, table B-2.
NOTE: Data for the 2 most recent months are preliminary.




2.9k
3.21

2.k9
2.5k
2.11

2.30
2.9k
2.05

2.86
2.10

3.96
2.76

2.61
2.63
2.12 2.18
2.12 2.10

2.61
2.61*

2.07
2.92
3.33
3.1k
3.60
2.83
2.09
2.28
2.93
2.03

2-93
3* 3k
3.16
3.61*

3.12

Average weekly earning
Orange from

2.01
2.80
3.21
3.0k
3.k6

2.70
1.98

2.18

.16
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.12
.07
.10
.10
.15
.16

.12
.13
.lk
•13
•03

.12

.15
.13
.13

105.20
108.67
83.k6
88.62
75.50

126.28
127.59
132.09
155.k3
120.69

82.11

125.k4
137-k3

100.21

97.kl
120.83
137.16
12k .38

135.88

llk.k9
lk6.43
118.53
93.69

10k.lk
107.98
85.kk
88.19
73.75
125.85
127.25
130.73
155.95
119.99
80.k3
82.90

126.05
138.65
99.72
97«kl

121.11

138.58
126.00
136.10
112.31
Ik7.k8
118.53

92.66

iok.66
109.67
86.33
86.73
7k.73
125.85
128.21
130.31
155.52
119.71
80.26
83.k5

118.08 118.08
71.66
71.55
98.32

97.31

$99.8k
131.66
lkk.lk
113.99
123.77
136.75
91.k3
93.15
116.20
139.02
123 .&.

136.78
n o . 56
Ik5.l8
116.20
90.k5

100.10

lOk.90
81.2k
83.k2
70.25

121.80
12k.87
127.98
lk6.70
n 3.67
76.03
79.57
n 3.27
68.6k
93.00

Change from

Oct.

Nov.

1967
$0.27
-l.k o
.k6
2.20

1066
$k.o6
5.9k
16.72
k.21

2.27
3.91

3.9k
k.59

-.66
-.14
1.26

l.k 2
1.55
•k3
1.67
6.65
.70
1.27
1.06
.69
-1.98
.k3
1.75
.k3
•3k
1.36
-.52
.70

8.10

4.12
5.89
-.44

2.12

-.47
5.60
7.90
3.03
k.51

5.10
3.77
2.22
5.20
5.25
4.48

2.72

4 .n
8.73
7.02

1.68

6.08

.36
.70

-.21

3.69
5.51
2.70

.37

5.69


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