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

Total nonfarm

72,390 73,423 73,512 73,627 49.5 49.6 49.6 49.6

Total private

59,592 60,587 60,674 60,788 48.1 48.2 48.2 48.2

Goods-producing

4,378 4,505 4,523 4,537 21.9 22.0 22.1 22.1

Mining and logging

92 92 93 93 13.7 12.9 12.9 12.7

Construction

870 916 917 918 12.6 12.8 12.8 12.8

Manufacturing

3,416 3,497 3,513 3,526 27.5 27.7 27.8 27.9

Durable goods

1,806 1,845 1,853 1,860 23.4 23.5 23.5 23.5

Nondurable goods

1,610 1,652 1,660 1,666 34.3 34.8 35.0 35.1

Private service-providing

55,214 56,082 56,151 56,251 53.2 53.3 53.3 53.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,060 11,129 11,123 11,135 40.3 40.2 40.1 40.2

Wholesale trade

1,735.3 1,768.4 1,773.9 1,772.7 29.5 29.7 29.8 29.8

Retail trade

7,945.5 7,938.7 7,924.6 7,934.1 50.1 49.9 49.8 49.8

Transportation and warehousing

1,251.8 1,293.5 1,296.7 1,299.2 24.4 24.5 24.5 24.6

Utilities

127.6 127.9 128.1 128.5 23.0 23.1 23.1 23.1

Information

1,117 1,091 1,093 1,096 39.9 39.5 39.5 39.5

Financial activities

4,764 4,816 4,820 4,824 56.6 56.4 56.4 56.4

Professional and business services

9,144 9,386 9,411 9,443 44.9 45.2 45.2 45.2

Education and health services

17,786 18,050 18,087 18,109 77.0 76.9 77.0 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

8,306 8,513 8,523 8,546 51.9 52.4 52.4 52.5

Other services

3,037 3,097 3,094 3,098 52.8 53.1 53.0 53.0

Government

12,798 12,836 12,838 12,839 57.4 57.5 57.5 57.5

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: May 04, 2018