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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.
2021
June
2022
July
2022(p)
Aug.
2022(p)
Aug.
2021
June
2022
July
2022(p)
Aug.
2022(p)

Total nonfarm

73,229 75,699 76,026 76,118 49.8 49.8 49.9 49.8

Total private

60,453 62,818 63,083 63,216 48.4 48.4 48.5 48.4

Goods-producing

4,636 4,861 4,882 4,889 22.8 23.0 23.1 23.1

Mining and logging

74 82 83 85 12.9 13.1 13.1 13.3

Construction

1,020 1,076 1,079 1,079 13.8 14.0 14.0 14.0

Manufacturing

3,542 3,703 3,720 3,725 28.6 28.9 29.0 29.0

Durable goods

1,880 1,967 1,979 1,982 24.4 24.8 24.8 24.8

Nondurable goods

1,662 1,736 1,741 1,743 35.5 35.7 35.8 35.8

Private service-providing

55,817 57,957 58,201 58,327 53.4 53.4 53.4 53.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,972 11,419 11,461 11,493 39.5 39.8 39.8 39.9

Wholesale trade

1,724.4 1,797.6 1,803.2 1,805.9 30.3 30.6 30.7 30.6

Retail trade

7,513.1 7,724.8 7,747.0 7,764.1 48.7 48.9 49.0 49.0

Transportation and warehousing

1,598.9 1,759.8 1,772.6 1,784.9 26.1 27.0 27.1 27.3

Utilities

135.1 136.8 137.7 138.2 25.0 25.3 25.5 25.5

Information

1,134 1,206 1,208 1,213 39.6 40.1 39.9 40.0

Financial activities

4,938 4,994 5,000 5,001 56.2 55.8 55.8 55.7

Professional and business services

9,869 10,289 10,314 10,329 46.3 46.2 46.1 46.0

Education and health services

18,328 18,748 18,867 18,915 77.2 77.0 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

7,658 8,285 8,317 8,334 53.0 53.0 52.8 52.9

Other services

2,918 3,016 3,034 3,042 53.0 53.1 53.2 53.3

Government

12,776 12,881 12,943 12,902 57.8 58.1 58.2 58.0

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2021 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: September 02, 2022