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
Sept.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017(p)
Sept.
2017(p)
Sept.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017(p)
Sept.
2017(p)

Total nonfarm

71,873 72,542 72,620 72,579 49.6 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private

59,073 59,724 59,794 59,753 48.2 48.1 48.1 48.1

Goods-producing

4,325 4,400 4,413 4,424 21.9 22.0 22.0 22.0

Mining and logging

99 100 100 100 15.0 14.0 13.9 13.9

Construction

841 872 876 882 12.5 12.7 12.7 12.8

Manufacturing

3,385 3,428 3,437 3,442 27.5 27.6 27.6 27.7

Durable goods

1,805 1,815 1,821 1,826 23.5 23.5 23.4 23.5

Nondurable goods

1,580 1,613 1,616 1,616 34.1 34.5 34.6 34.6

Private service-providing

54,748 55,324 55,381 55,329 53.2 53.1 53.1 53.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,110 10,973 10,959 10,956 40.7 40.1 40.0 40.0

Wholesale trade

1,740.8 1,744.3 1,746.2 1,749.0 29.6 29.4 29.5 29.5

Retail trade

8,009.2 7,864.9 7,847.3 7,836.4 50.4 49.7 49.6 49.6

Transportation and warehousing

1,230.7 1,236.3 1,238.3 1,243.8 24.6 24.3 24.3 24.3

Utilities

129.4 127.5 127.6 127.0 23.3 23.1 23.1 23.0

Information

1,115 1,083 1,079 1,070 40.0 39.8 39.7 39.5

Financial activities

4,730 4,770 4,781 4,768 56.8 56.4 56.5 56.3

Professional and business services

9,115 9,328 9,341 9,349 44.9 45.0 44.9 44.9

Education and health services

17,533 17,836 17,863 17,882 77.1 77.1 77.0 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

8,145 8,289 8,309 8,253 51.9 51.9 52.0 52.0

Other services

3,000 3,045 3,049 3,051 52.6 52.8 52.9 53.0

Government

12,800 12,818 12,826 12,826 57.4 57.4 57.4 57.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: October 06, 2017