Table B-5. Employment of women on nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-5. Employment of women on nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted
Industry Women employees (in thousands) Percent of all employees
May
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016(p)
May
2016(p)
May
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016(p)
May
2016(p)

Total nonfarm

69,803 71,135 71,208 71,293 49.3 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private

57,225 58,486 58,564 58,645 47.9 48.1 48.1 48.1

Goods-producing

4,278 4,294 4,294 4,291 21.9 21.8 21.8 21.9

Mining and logging

114 104 102 102 13.8 14.5 14.4 14.7

Construction

811 830 831 829 12.6 12.5 12.5 12.5

Manufacturing

3,353 3,360 3,361 3,360 27.2 27.3 27.3 27.4

Durable goods

1,804 1,799 1,800 1,799 23.2 23.4 23.4 23.4

Nondurable goods

1,549 1,561 1,561 1,561 34.0 34.0 34.0 33.9

Private service-providing

52,947 54,192 54,270 54,354 53.0 53.1 53.1 53.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,870 11,078 11,088 11,086 40.5 40.6 40.6 40.6

Wholesale trade

1,730.7 1,745.8 1,748.9 1,747.9 29.5 29.5 29.5 29.6

Retail trade

7,864.5 8,034.1 8,035.9 8,029.7 50.4 50.5 50.5 50.4

Transportation and warehousing

1,141.3 1,163.6 1,169.8 1,175.5 23.6 23.9 24.0 24.1

Utilities

133.7 134.2 133.3 132.7 24.0 23.8 23.6 23.6

Information

1,099 1,110 1,108 1,100 40.0 39.9 39.8 40.0

Financial activities

4,624 4,701 4,704 4,710 57.1 57.1 57.0 57.1

Professional and business services

8,708 8,986 9,017 9,033 44.5 44.8 44.9 44.9

Education and health services

16,898 17,358 17,378 17,440 76.9 77.1 77.0 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

7,815 7,989 8,000 8,010 51.9 51.8 51.8 51.8

Other services

2,933 2,970 2,975 2,975 52.2 52.3 52.3 52.3

Government

12,578 12,649 12,644 12,648 57.2 57.3 57.3 57.3

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: June 03, 2016