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
Aug.
2015
June
2016
July
2016(p)
Aug.
2016(p)
Aug.
2015
June
2016
July
2016(p)
Aug.
2016(p)

Total nonfarm

70,195 71,505 71,698 71,843 49.4 49.6 49.6 49.7

Total private

57,567 58,808 58,947 59,048 47.9 48.2 48.2 48.2

Goods-producing

4,280 4,302 4,300 4,302 21.9 21.9 21.9 21.9

Mining and logging

112 101 100 99 13.9 14.7 14.6 14.6

Construction

814 830 829 829 12.6 12.5 12.5 12.5

Manufacturing

3,354 3,371 3,371 3,374 27.2 27.4 27.4 27.5

Durable goods

1,803 1,801 1,801 1,804 23.2 23.4 23.4 23.5

Nondurable goods

1,551 1,570 1,570 1,570 34.0 34.1 34.1 34.0

Private service-providing

53,287 54,506 54,647 54,746 53.0 53.2 53.2 53.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,920 11,123 11,144 11,151 40.5 40.7 40.8 40.7

Wholesale trade

1,729.0 1,748.4 1,749.8 1,750.3 29.4 29.5 29.5 29.5

Retail trade

7,902.4 8,054.6 8,065.7 8,068.5 50.4 50.5 50.6 50.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,153.5 1,187.2 1,195.9 1,200.1 23.7 24.3 24.4 24.4

Utilities

135.2 132.6 132.6 132.0 24.1 23.5 23.5 23.4

Information

1,105 1,108 1,107 1,111 40.1 39.8 39.8 39.9

Financial activities

4,644 4,720 4,729 4,734 57.0 57.0 57.0 56.9

Professional and business services

8,791 9,055 9,092 9,113 44.5 44.9 44.9 44.9

Education and health services

17,041 17,471 17,513 17,547 77.0 77.1 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

7,852 8,045 8,077 8,099 51.8 51.9 52.0 52.0

Other services

2,934 2,984 2,985 2,991 52.2 52.5 52.5 52.5

Government

12,628 12,697 12,751 12,795 57.3 57.4 57.5 57.6

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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

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