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
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019(p)
May
2019(p)
May
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019(p)
May
2019(p)

Total nonfarm

73,837 75,119 75,254 75,339 49.6 49.8 49.8 49.9

Total private

60,931 62,125 62,247 62,340 48.2 48.4 48.4 48.5

Goods-producing

4,557 4,690 4,697 4,708 22.1 22.3 22.3 22.3

Mining and logging

93 97 97 98 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.9

Construction

927 965 965 973 12.8 13.0 12.9 13.0

Manufacturing

3,537 3,628 3,635 3,637 27.9 28.3 28.3 28.3

Durable goods

1,866 1,926 1,930 1,936 23.6 23.9 24.0 24.0

Nondurable goods

1,671 1,702 1,705 1,701 35.3 35.6 35.7 35.6

Private service-providing

56,374 57,435 57,550 57,632 53.4 53.6 53.6 53.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,096 11,148 11,153 11,160 40.2 40.1 40.1 40.1

Wholesale trade

1,727.0 1,778.6 1,789.4 1,794.2 29.6 30.0 30.2 30.2

Retail trade

7,905.6 7,846.5 7,834.0 7,833.8 49.9 49.7 49.6 49.6

Transportation and warehousing

1,334.7 1,390.0 1,398.0 1,399.7 24.8 25.1 25.2 25.3

Utilities

129.1 132.5 131.9 132.0 23.2 23.9 23.9 23.9

Information

1,117 1,118 1,116 1,105 39.5 39.8 39.8 39.5

Financial activities

4,841 4,888 4,890 4,888 56.6 56.6 56.5 56.5

Professional and business services

9,479 9,701 9,727 9,756 45.3 45.5 45.5 45.5

Education and health services

18,178 18,585 18,640 18,676 77.1 77.2 77.2 77.3

Leisure and hospitality

8,559 8,839 8,860 8,884 52.5 53.0 53.1 53.1

Other services

3,104 3,156 3,164 3,163 53.1 53.4 53.4 53.4

Government

12,906 12,994 13,007 12,999 57.5 57.7 57.7 57.7

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: June 07, 2019