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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
Jan.
2020
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020(p)
Jan.
2021(p)
Jan.
2020
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020(p)
Jan.
2021(p)

Total nonfarm

76,161 71,100 70,904 70,991 50.0 49.8 49.7 49.8

Total private

62,999 58,723 58,566 58,609 48.7 48.4 48.4 48.4

Goods-producing

4,750 4,562 4,578 4,581 22.5 22.6 22.6 22.7

Mining and logging

91 83 84 83 13.2 13.9 14.0 13.6

Construction

990 978 982 981 13.0 13.3 13.3 13.3

Manufacturing

3,669 3,501 3,512 3,517 28.7 28.7 28.7 28.8

Durable goods

1,946 1,857 1,860 1,858 24.3 24.5 24.5 24.5

Nondurable goods

1,723 1,644 1,652 1,659 36.0 35.6 35.7 35.8

Private service-providing

58,249 54,161 53,988 54,028 53.8 53.5 53.5 53.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,142 10,619 10,691 10,666 40.0 39.4 39.4 39.4

Wholesale trade

1,775.3 1,678.1 1,679.2 1,694.4 30.1 30.0 29.9 30.1

Retail trade

7,725.8 7,365.2 7,420.7 7,400.3 49.5 48.7 48.6 48.6

Transportation and warehousing

1,508.0 1,441.6 1,457.1 1,437.1 26.0 25.2 25.6 25.4

Utilities

133.1 134.1 133.9 134.5 24.3 24.9 24.9 24.9

Information

1,152 1,058 1,062 1,071 39.6 39.9 40.0 40.1

Financial activities

5,006 4,957 4,959 4,955 56.6 56.6 56.5 56.4

Professional and business services

9,830 9,365 9,450 9,498 45.9 45.9 46.0 46.0

Education and health services

18,970 17,986 17,978 17,996 77.4 77.3 77.3 77.4

Leisure and hospitality

8,979 7,262 6,952 6,939 53.3 53.3 53.1 53.2

Other services

3,170 2,914 2,896 2,903 53.5 53.1 53.0 53.0

Government

13,162 12,377 12,338 12,382 57.8 57.6 57.5 57.6

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2020 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: February 05, 2021