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
2017
May
2018
June
2018(p)
July
2018(p)
July
2017
May
2018
June
2018(p)
July
2018(p)

Total nonfarm

72,689 73,813 73,990 74,066 49.5 49.6 49.7 49.7

Total private

59,882 60,965 61,125 61,224 48.1 48.2 48.3 48.3

Goods-producing

4,403 4,560 4,579 4,599 22.0 22.1 22.1 22.2

Mining and logging

92 94 94 94 13.5 12.8 12.7 12.8

Construction

879 922 927 930 12.7 12.8 12.8 12.8

Manufacturing

3,432 3,544 3,558 3,575 27.6 27.9 28.0 28.0

Durable goods

1,810 1,864 1,875 1,888 23.4 23.5 23.6 23.7

Nondurable goods

1,622 1,680 1,683 1,687 34.5 35.3 35.3 35.4

Private service-providing

55,479 56,405 56,546 56,625 53.2 53.3 53.4 53.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,034 11,153 11,162 11,183 40.2 40.1 40.2 40.2

Wholesale trade

1,738.7 1,769.7 1,780.5 1,794.0 29.4 29.7 29.8 30.0

Retail trade

7,904.2 7,947.1 7,936.0 7,941.6 49.9 49.8 49.8 49.8

Transportation and warehousing

1,263.7 1,307.2 1,316.4 1,318.3 24.5 24.6 24.7 24.8

Utilities

127.7 128.5 129.2 129.0 23.1 23.2 23.3 23.4

Information

1,111 1,093 1,097 1,096 39.8 39.4 39.6 39.5

Financial activities

4,783 4,836 4,848 4,840 56.5 56.5 56.5 56.5

Professional and business services

9,224 9,480 9,507 9,526 45.0 45.3 45.3 45.3

Education and health services

17,905 18,162 18,224 18,250 77.1 77.1 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

8,363 8,562 8,584 8,602 51.9 52.5 52.6 52.5

Other services

3,059 3,119 3,124 3,128 52.9 53.2 53.1 53.3

Government

12,807 12,848 12,865 12,842 57.4 57.5 57.6 57.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2017 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: August 03, 2018