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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
June
2019
Apr.
2020
May
2020(p)
June
2020(p)
June
2019
Apr.
2020
May
2020(p)
June
2020(p)

Total nonfarm

75,169 64,175 65,372 68,249 49.9 49.3 49.2 49.5

Total private

62,143 51,637 53,175 56,008 48.5 47.6 47.6 48.1

Goods-producing

4,702 4,209 4,340 4,486 22.3 22.5 22.4 22.6

Mining and logging

96 94 94 91 13.0 14.4 14.8 14.6

Construction

970 887 933 953 12.9 13.5 13.3 13.3

Manufacturing

3,636 3,228 3,313 3,442 28.3 28.1 28.2 28.5

Durable goods

1,934 1,723 1,748 1,840 24.0 24.2 24.0 24.3

Nondurable goods

1,702 1,505 1,565 1,602 35.7 34.5 35.1 35.4

Private service-providing

57,441 47,428 48,835 51,522 53.6 52.8 52.9 53.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,070 9,357 9,515 9,995 40.0 38.2 38.3 38.8

Wholesale trade

1,773.3 1,631.9 1,645.1 1,673.6 30.1 29.5 29.6 29.8

Retail trade

7,741.6 6,342.3 6,510.3 6,937.2 49.6 47.7 47.7 48.2

Transportation and warehousing

1,422.9 1,250.5 1,226.8 1,251.8 25.3 24.5 24.1 24.2

Utilities

132.1 132.3 132.4 132.0 24.0 24.4 24.5 24.6

Information

1,135 1,042 1,023 1,038 39.6 39.9 39.8 40.2

Financial activities

4,946 4,858 4,839 4,859 56.6 56.7 56.4 56.4

Professional and business services

9,703 8,730 8,791 8,970 45.6 45.3 45.3 45.5

Education and health services

18,650 16,712 17,040 17,552 77.3 76.6 76.7 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

8,788 4,470 5,183 6,399 53.2 52.3 52.1 53.1

Other services

3,149 2,259 2,444 2,709 53.4 49.4 50.6 52.2

Government

13,026 12,538 12,197 12,241 57.8 57.6 57.4 57.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2019 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: July 02, 2020