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
Nov.
2015
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016(p)
Nov.
2016(p)
Nov.
2015
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016(p)
Nov.
2016(p)

Total nonfarm

70,531 71,902 71,959 72,032 49.4 49.7 49.6 49.6

Total private

57,926 59,136 59,197 59,252 47.9 48.2 48.2 48.2

Goods-producing

4,279 4,301 4,304 4,309 21.8 21.9 21.9 21.9

Mining and logging

109 100 100 100 14.1 14.7 14.7 14.7

Construction

815 834 839 839 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.5

Manufacturing

3,355 3,367 3,365 3,370 27.2 27.4 27.4 27.5

Durable goods

1,799 1,799 1,797 1,797 23.3 23.5 23.5 23.5

Nondurable goods

1,556 1,568 1,568 1,573 34.0 34.0 34.1 34.2

Private service-providing

53,647 54,835 54,893 54,943 53.0 53.3 53.2 53.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,964 11,160 11,155 11,150 40.5 40.7 40.7 40.7

Wholesale trade

1,735.2 1,754.3 1,754.8 1,752.3 29.4 29.5 29.5 29.5

Retail trade

7,932.6 8,075.7 8,068.4 8,062.6 50.4 50.5 50.5 50.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,161.4 1,198.8 1,200.3 1,203.2 23.8 24.4 24.4 24.4

Utilities

134.4 131.3 131.9 132.0 23.9 23.2 23.3 23.4

Information

1,105 1,114 1,116 1,109 40.1 40.1 40.2 40.1

Financial activities

4,667 4,740 4,742 4,747 57.0 57.0 56.9 57.0

Professional and business services

8,875 9,159 9,164 9,170 44.6 44.9 44.9 44.7

Education and health services

17,174 17,580 17,618 17,653 77.0 77.1 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

7,915 8,080 8,097 8,110 51.7 51.9 52.0 52.0

Other services

2,947 3,002 3,001 3,004 52.2 52.5 52.5 52.5

Government

12,605 12,766 12,762 12,780 57.2 57.5 57.4 57.5

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: December 02, 2016