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
July
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)
July
2017(p)
July
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)
July
2017(p)

Total nonfarm

71,632 72,384 72,476 72,593 49.6 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private

58,841 59,566 59,638 59,737 48.2 48.1 48.1 48.1

Goods-producing

4,320 4,382 4,393 4,409 21.9 21.9 21.9 22.0

Mining and logging

99 101 101 101 14.9 14.3 14.2 14.2

Construction

835 868 869 875 12.4 12.6 12.6 12.7

Manufacturing

3,386 3,413 3,423 3,433 27.4 27.5 27.6 27.6

Durable goods

1,805 1,808 1,815 1,821 23.4 23.4 23.4 23.4

Nondurable goods

1,581 1,605 1,608 1,612 34.1 34.4 34.5 34.6

Private service-providing

54,521 55,184 55,245 55,328 53.2 53.1 53.1 53.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,091 11,006 10,999 10,984 40.7 40.2 40.2 40.1

Wholesale trade

1,734.1 1,743.8 1,744.4 1,743.9 29.6 29.5 29.5 29.4

Retail trade

8,001.2 7,907.3 7,889.3 7,879.6 50.5 49.9 49.8 49.8

Transportation and warehousing

1,225.8 1,228.2 1,238.0 1,232.4 24.6 24.2 24.4 24.3

Utilities

130.2 127.1 127.4 127.9 23.4 23.0 23.0 23.1

Information

1,108 1,088 1,085 1,087 39.9 39.9 39.8 39.8

Financial activities

4,717 4,755 4,764 4,764 56.8 56.4 56.4 56.4

Professional and business services

9,036 9,299 9,305 9,322 44.8 45.0 45.0 44.9

Education and health services

17,456 17,759 17,794 17,852 77.1 77.0 77.0 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

8,131 8,246 8,259 8,275 51.9 51.9 51.8 51.7

Other services

2,982 3,031 3,039 3,044 52.5 52.7 52.8 52.8

Government

12,791 12,818 12,838 12,856 57.5 57.4 57.4 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: August 04, 2017