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
Nov.
2016
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017(p)
Nov.
2017(p)
Nov.
2016
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017(p)
Nov.
2017(p)

Total nonfarm

71,945 72,668 72,781 72,930 49.6 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private

59,166 59,837 59,948 60,093 48.2 48.1 48.1 48.1

Goods-producing

4,332 4,424 4,429 4,451 21.9 22.0 22.0 22.0

Mining and logging

98 100 100 101 14.7 13.9 13.8 13.8

Construction

847 882 882 888 12.5 12.7 12.7 12.8

Manufacturing

3,387 3,442 3,447 3,462 27.5 27.6 27.6 27.7

Durable goods

1,805 1,823 1,824 1,837 23.5 23.4 23.4 23.5

Nondurable goods

1,582 1,619 1,623 1,625 34.2 34.6 34.6 34.6

Private service-providing

54,834 55,413 55,519 55,642 53.2 53.1 53.1 53.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,082 10,976 10,972 10,986 40.5 40.0 40.0 40.0

Wholesale trade

1,741.8 1,751.0 1,755.1 1,757.4 29.6 29.5 29.5 29.5

Retail trade

7,979.5 7,852.9 7,844.1 7,850.8 50.3 49.6 49.6 49.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,231.3 1,244.8 1,245.4 1,250.0 24.5 24.4 24.4 24.4

Utilities

129.8 127.1 127.1 127.3 23.3 23.0 23.0 23.0

Information

1,109 1,075 1,072 1,068 40.1 39.6 39.6 39.5

Financial activities

4,736 4,786 4,788 4,796 56.8 56.5 56.4 56.5

Professional and business services

9,140 9,377 9,413 9,465 44.8 45.0 45.1 45.2

Education and health services

17,582 17,878 17,881 17,910 77.0 77.0 76.9 76.9

Leisure and hospitality

8,183 8,268 8,332 8,353 52.0 52.0 52.1 52.1

Other services

3,002 3,053 3,061 3,064 52.5 52.9 52.9 52.8

Government

12,779 12,831 12,833 12,837 57.3 57.4 57.5 57.5

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: December 08, 2017