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
May
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018(p)
May
2018(p)
May
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018(p)
May
2018(p)

Total nonfarm

72,476 73,522 73,626 73,801 49.5 49.6 49.6 49.6

Total private

59,684 60,676 60,778 60,930 48.1 48.2 48.2 48.2

Goods-producing

4,385 4,520 4,533 4,551 21.9 22.0 22.0 22.1

Mining and logging

92 93 93 94 13.6 12.9 12.8 12.8

Construction

874 916 918 920 12.6 12.8 12.8 12.8

Manufacturing

3,419 3,511 3,522 3,537 27.5 27.8 27.8 27.9

Durable goods

1,805 1,850 1,855 1,858 23.4 23.5 23.5 23.5

Nondurable goods

1,614 1,661 1,667 1,679 34.4 35.0 35.1 35.3

Private service-providing

55,299 56,156 56,245 56,379 53.2 53.3 53.3 53.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,058 11,126 11,132 11,149 40.3 40.1 40.1 40.1

Wholesale trade

1,737.4 1,773.3 1,769.2 1,767.3 29.5 29.7 29.7 29.7

Retail trade

7,937.7 7,928.3 7,937.3 7,952.1 50.1 49.8 49.8 49.8

Transportation and warehousing

1,255.8 1,295.9 1,296.8 1,300.8 24.4 24.5 24.5 24.5

Utilities

127.4 128.1 128.7 128.6 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.2

Information

1,113 1,093 1,092 1,098 39.8 39.5 39.4 39.6

Financial activities

4,766 4,822 4,830 4,836 56.5 56.4 56.5 56.5

Professional and business services

9,186 9,406 9,437 9,460 45.0 45.2 45.2 45.3

Education and health services

17,808 18,092 18,116 18,157 77.0 77.0 77.0 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

8,324 8,522 8,539 8,563 52.0 52.4 52.5 52.6

Other services

3,044 3,095 3,099 3,116 52.8 53.0 53.0 53.2

Government

12,792 12,846 12,848 12,871 57.4 57.5 57.6 57.7

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: June 01, 2018