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
July
2014
May
2015
June
2015(p)
July
2015(p)
July
2014
May
2015
June
2015(p)
July
2015(p)

Total nonfarm

68,685 69,931 70,103 70,218 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4

Total private

56,199 57,387 57,554 57,660 47.9 47.9 48.0 48.0

Goods-producing

4,207 4,276 4,291 4,302 21.9 21.9 21.9 22.0

Mining and logging

120 116 116 116 13.3 13.7 13.8 13.9

Construction

779 805 807 812 12.7 12.6 12.7 12.7

Manufacturing

3,308 3,355 3,368 3,374 27.1 27.2 27.3 27.3

Durable goods

1,771 1,813 1,820 1,816 23.0 23.2 23.3 23.3

Nondurable goods

1,537 1,542 1,548 1,558 34.2 34.0 34.1 34.2

Private service-providing

51,992 53,111 53,263 53,358 53.0 53.0 53.1 53.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,704 10,887 10,912 10,928 40.5 40.5 40.5 40.5

Wholesale trade

1,723.1 1,740.0 1,741.4 1,740.6 29.5 29.4 29.5 29.4

Retail trade

7,742.5 7,891.9 7,914.9 7,929.9 50.3 50.5 50.5 50.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,103.5 1,120.5 1,120.9 1,122.9 23.8 23.5 23.5 23.4

Utilities

134.8 134.6 134.7 134.8 24.4 24.0 24.0 23.9

Information

1,100 1,116 1,117 1,120 40.1 40.0 40.0 40.1

Financial activities

4,575 4,635 4,643 4,649 57.3 57.2 57.2 57.1

Professional and business services

8,530 8,773 8,814 8,829 44.6 44.6 44.6 44.6

Education and health services

16,513 16,902 16,961 16,988 76.8 76.9 77.0 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

7,650 7,845 7,863 7,890 52.0 51.9 52.0 52.1

Other services

2,920 2,953 2,953 2,954 52.4 52.3 52.3 52.3

Government

12,486 12,544 12,549 12,558 57.1 57.2 57.3 57.3

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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

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