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
Feb.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017(p)
Feb.
2017(p)
Feb.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017(p)
Feb.
2017(p)

Total nonfarm

70,943 72,066 72,137 72,282 49.5 49.6 49.6 49.6

Total private

58,267 59,275 59,335 59,472 48.0 48.2 48.1 48.2

Goods-producing

4,312 4,348 4,352 4,363 21.8 22.0 21.9 21.9

Mining and logging

104 99 99 99 14.6 14.8 14.8 14.6

Construction

830 853 857 862 12.5 12.6 12.6 12.5

Manufacturing

3,378 3,396 3,396 3,402 27.3 27.5 27.5 27.5

Durable goods

1,805 1,809 1,807 1,805 23.3 23.5 23.4 23.4

Nondurable goods

1,573 1,587 1,589 1,597 34.0 34.2 34.3 34.3

Private service-providing

53,955 54,927 54,983 55,109 53.1 53.2 53.2 53.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,004 11,084 11,074 11,082 40.6 40.5 40.4 40.4

Wholesale trade

1,728.9 1,744.0 1,745.6 1,753.6 29.5 29.6 29.6 29.7

Retail trade

7,953.9 7,971.9 7,970.2 7,970.6 50.4 50.2 50.1 50.1

Transportation and warehousing

1,188.3 1,239.4 1,229.6 1,229.7 24.0 24.6 24.4 24.4

Utilities

132.4 129.1 128.8 128.4 23.8 23.2 23.2 23.1

Information

1,108 1,106 1,102 1,102 40.0 40.0 39.9 39.9

Financial activities

4,682 4,746 4,760 4,766 57.0 56.7 56.7 56.7

Professional and business services

8,896 9,160 9,188 9,221 44.7 44.9 44.9 45.0

Education and health services

17,260 17,632 17,646 17,703 77.0 77.1 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

8,044 8,196 8,208 8,223 51.9 52.1 52.1 52.1

Other services

2,961 3,003 3,005 3,012 52.3 52.7 52.6 52.6

Government

12,676 12,791 12,802 12,810 57.3 57.4 57.4 57.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: March 10, 2017