Non-Manufacturing Index Rose to 60.7% in November

Tempe, AZ, December 6, 2018-The November Non-Manufacturing Index (NMI) registered 60.7%, which is 0.4 percentage point higher than the October reading of 60.3%, according to the latest Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business. 

This represents continued growth in the non-manufacturing sector, at a slightly faster rate. 

The 17 non-manufacturing industries reporting growth in November-listed in order-are educational services; professional, scientific & technical services; health care & social assistance; transportation & warehousing; construction; wholesale trade; real estate, rental & leasing; management of companies & support services; information; finance & insurance; retail trade; other services; mining; accommodation & food services; public administration; arts, entertainment & recreation; and utilities. The only industry reporting a decrease in November is agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting.