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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.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019(p)
Sept.
2019(p)
Sept.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019(p)
Sept.
2019(p)

Total nonfarm

74,329 75,549 75,666 75,785 49.7 49.9 49.9 49.9

Total private

61,364 62,505 62,595 62,706 48.3 48.5 48.5 48.6

Goods-producing

4,619 4,727 4,732 4,747 22.2 22.4 22.4 22.5

Mining and logging

93 100 100 102 12.5 13.3 13.4 13.7

Construction

945 976 976 976 12.9 13.0 13.0 13.0

Manufacturing

3,581 3,651 3,656 3,669 28.1 28.4 28.4 28.6

Durable goods

1,900 1,946 1,951 1,956 23.8 24.1 24.2 24.3

Nondurable goods

1,681 1,705 1,705 1,713 35.4 35.7 35.6 35.8

Private service-providing

56,745 57,778 57,863 57,959 53.4 53.6 53.6 53.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,105 11,158 11,152 11,163 40.1 40.1 40.1 40.1

Wholesale trade

1,755.8 1,791.0 1,788.3 1,797.3 29.9 30.2 30.1 30.2

Retail trade

7,858.7 7,814.5 7,805.7 7,800.1 49.7 49.6 49.5 49.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,361.5 1,418.8 1,424.8 1,433.1 24.9 25.5 25.6 25.7

Utilities

129.1 133.2 132.8 132.2 23.3 24.1 24.0 24.0

Information

1,114 1,127 1,132 1,131 39.5 39.9 40.0 39.9

Financial activities

4,859 4,902 4,904 4,904 56.5 56.5 56.4 56.4

Professional and business services

9,570 9,792 9,816 9,836 45.3 45.6 45.6 45.6

Education and health services

18,346 18,772 18,824 18,861 77.2 77.3 77.3 77.3

Leisure and hospitality

8,632 8,854 8,857 8,890 52.7 53.0 53.0 53.2

Other services

3,119 3,173 3,178 3,174 53.2 53.4 53.4 53.3

Government

12,965 13,044 13,071 13,079 57.6 57.8 57.8 57.8

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: October 04, 2019