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.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018(p)
Jan.
2019(p)
Jan.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018(p)
Jan.
2019(p)

Total nonfarm

73,234 74,605 74,721 74,871 49.6 49.7 49.7 49.7

Total private

60,378 61,640 61,742 61,887 48.2 48.3 48.3 48.3

Goods-producing

4,478 4,651 4,653 4,672 22.0 22.2 22.2 22.2

Mining and logging

90 95 95 96 12.9 12.7 12.6 12.6

Construction

910 958 957 961 12.8 13.0 12.9 12.9

Manufacturing

3,478 3,598 3,601 3,615 27.7 28.1 28.1 28.2

Durable goods

1,835 1,908 1,911 1,915 23.4 23.8 23.8 23.8

Nondurable goods

1,643 1,690 1,690 1,700 34.8 35.5 35.4 35.7

Private service-providing

55,900 56,989 57,089 57,215 53.2 53.4 53.5 53.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,015 11,154 11,132 11,163 40.1 40.1 40.1 40.1

Wholesale trade

1,724.1 1,764.3 1,770.0 1,773.3 29.6 30.0 30.0 30.0

Retail trade

7,855.1 7,882.9 7,855.8 7,878.2 49.7 49.8 49.7 49.7

Transportation and warehousing

1,309.1 1,376.0 1,375.4 1,381.4 24.6 25.0 25.0 25.0

Utilities

126.5 130.4 130.6 130.3 22.8 23.5 23.5 23.5

Information

1,110 1,115 1,112 1,111 39.5 39.4 39.4 39.4

Financial activities

4,809 4,868 4,867 4,870 56.6 56.5 56.5 56.4

Professional and business services

9,347 9,623 9,646 9,637 45.1 45.4 45.4 45.3

Education and health services

18,052 18,411 18,466 18,507 77.0 77.2 77.2 77.2

Leisure and hospitality

8,491 8,689 8,727 8,780 52.4 52.7 52.8 52.8

Other services

3,076 3,129 3,139 3,147 53.0 53.3 53.4 53.5

Government

12,856 12,965 12,979 12,984 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: February 01, 2019