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
Aug.
2017
June
2018
July
2018(p)
Aug.
2018(p)
Aug.
2017
June
2018
July
2018(p)
Aug.
2018(p)

Total nonfarm

72,786 73,966 74,050 74,138 49.5 49.7 49.7 49.7

Total private

59,960 61,094 61,181 61,267 48.1 48.3 48.3 48.3

Goods-producing

4,415 4,575 4,595 4,603 21.9 22.1 22.2 22.2

Mining and logging

91 94 94 95 13.2 12.7 12.7 12.7

Construction

883 927 930 932 12.7 12.8 12.9 12.8

Manufacturing

3,441 3,554 3,571 3,576 27.6 28.0 28.1 28.1

Durable goods

1,814 1,872 1,886 1,888 23.4 23.6 23.7 23.7

Nondurable goods

1,627 1,682 1,685 1,688 34.5 35.3 35.4 35.4

Private service-providing

55,545 56,519 56,586 56,664 53.2 53.4 53.4 53.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,028 11,151 11,166 11,166 40.1 40.2 40.2 40.1

Wholesale trade

1,741.3 1,775.9 1,789.9 1,799.7 29.5 29.7 29.9 30.0

Retail trade

7,893.0 7,927.8 7,929.7 7,919.3 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.8

Transportation and warehousing

1,266.5 1,318.1 1,317.9 1,318.2 24.5 24.8 24.7 24.6

Utilities

127.5 129.1 128.6 128.7 23.0 23.3 23.4 23.4

Information

1,107 1,096 1,090 1,084 39.6 39.6 39.4 39.2

Financial activities

4,795 4,845 4,845 4,844 56.6 56.5 56.5 56.4

Professional and business services

9,239 9,501 9,501 9,523 45.0 45.3 45.2 45.2

Education and health services

17,930 18,222 18,266 18,307 77.0 77.1 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

8,383 8,581 8,596 8,605 52.0 52.6 52.6 52.6

Other services

3,063 3,123 3,122 3,135 52.9 53.1 53.2 53.3

Government

12,826 12,872 12,869 12,871 57.4 57.6 57.6 57.6

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: September 07, 2018