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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.
2022
Nov.
2022
Dec.
2022(p)
Jan.
2023(p)
Jan.
2022
Nov.
2022
Dec.
2022(p)
Jan.
2023(p)

Total nonfarm

74,640 76,844 76,989 77,252 49.7 49.8 49.8 49.8

Total private

61,844 63,848 63,976 64,205 48.3 48.4 48.4 48.4

Goods-producing

4,738 4,955 4,963 4,966 22.8 23.1 23.1 23.1

Mining and logging

74 80 81 83 12.8 12.8 12.9 13.2

Construction

1,059 1,110 1,111 1,113 14.0 14.2 14.1 14.1

Manufacturing

3,605 3,765 3,771 3,770 28.6 29.0 29.1 29.0

Durable goods

1,914 2,008 2,016 2,014 24.4 24.9 24.9 24.9

Nondurable goods

1,691 1,757 1,755 1,756 35.5 35.9 35.9 35.9

Private service-providing

57,106 58,893 59,013 59,239 53.2 53.3 53.3 53.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,146 11,309 11,328 11,348 39.4 39.4 39.4 39.4

Wholesale trade

1,769.9 1,833.5 1,845.4 1,849.6 30.2 30.5 30.6 30.6

Retail trade

7,505.1 7,504.3 7,513.0 7,520.4 48.7 48.6 48.6 48.6

Transportation and warehousing

1,733.1 1,828.7 1,825.1 1,833.2 26.7 27.3 27.2 27.2

Utilities

137.8 142.8 144.1 144.8 25.0 25.7 25.9 26.1

Information

1,179 1,262 1,268 1,274 39.5 40.3 40.6 40.8

Financial activities

4,997 5,069 5,074 5,082 55.9 55.7 55.7 55.8

Professional and business services

10,284 10,508 10,504 10,553 46.4 46.1 46.0 46.1

Private education and health services

18,350 19,059 19,113 19,174 76.8 77.0 77.0 76.9

Leisure and hospitality

8,142 8,595 8,615 8,684 53.0 52.9 52.8 52.8

Other services

3,008 3,091 3,111 3,124 53.7 53.4 53.6 53.7

Government

12,796 12,996 13,013 13,047 58.0 58.2 58.3 58.3

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2022 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: February 03, 2023