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.
2017
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018(p)
Nov.
2018(p)
Nov.
2017
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018(p)
Nov.
2018(p)

Total nonfarm

73,031 74,280 74,438 74,551 49.5 49.7 49.7 49.7

Total private

60,207 61,361 61,519 61,627 48.1 48.3 48.3 48.3

Goods-producing

4,452 4,621 4,639 4,658 22.0 22.2 22.3 22.3

Mining and logging

92 95 95 96 13.2 12.7 12.6 12.8

Construction

897 940 945 954 12.8 12.9 12.9 13.0

Manufacturing

3,463 3,586 3,599 3,608 27.7 28.1 28.2 28.2

Durable goods

1,828 1,897 1,904 1,910 23.5 23.8 23.8 23.8

Nondurable goods

1,635 1,689 1,695 1,698 34.6 35.4 35.5 35.4

Private service-providing

55,755 56,740 56,880 56,969 53.2 53.4 53.4 53.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,056 11,164 11,162 11,197 40.1 40.1 40.1 40.1

Wholesale trade

1,752.2 1,794.9 1,803.0 1,811.8 29.5 29.9 30.0 30.1

Retail trade

7,892.4 7,909.2 7,892.3 7,912.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7

Transportation and warehousing

1,283.6 1,330.8 1,337.9 1,343.3 24.6 24.7 24.8 24.8

Utilities

127.6 128.7 128.7 129.2 23.0 23.3 23.3 23.4

Information

1,096 1,088 1,092 1,087 39.4 39.4 39.5 39.4

Financial activities

4,800 4,850 4,863 4,856 56.5 56.4 56.4 56.3

Professional and business services

9,313 9,558 9,613 9,614 45.1 45.3 45.4 45.3

Education and health services

17,964 18,323 18,354 18,396 76.9 77.1 77.2 77.2

Leisure and hospitality

8,447 8,628 8,661 8,681 52.2 52.7 52.7 52.8

Other services

3,079 3,129 3,135 3,138 52.9 53.3 53.3 53.3

Government

12,824 12,919 12,919 12,924 57.4 57.7 57.7 57.8

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: December 07, 2018