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
Jan.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017(p)
Jan.
2018(p)
Jan.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017(p)
Jan.
2018(p)

Total nonfarm

72,213 73,031 73,116 73,238 49.6 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private

59,419 60,207 60,286 60,404 48.2 48.1 48.1 48.1

Goods-producing

4,355 4,452 4,459 4,470 21.9 22.0 22.0 22.0

Mining and logging

92 92 91 93 14.2 13.2 13.0 13.2

Construction

863 897 901 908 12.6 12.8 12.8 12.8

Manufacturing

3,400 3,463 3,467 3,469 27.5 27.7 27.6 27.6

Durable goods

1,804 1,828 1,831 1,832 23.4 23.5 23.4 23.4

Nondurable goods

1,596 1,635 1,636 1,637 34.2 34.6 34.6 34.6

Private service-providing

55,064 55,755 55,827 55,934 53.2 53.2 53.2 53.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,106 11,056 11,052 11,060 40.5 40.1 40.0 40.0

Wholesale trade

1,737.0 1,752.2 1,755.9 1,760.9 29.5 29.5 29.5 29.6

Retail trade

7,989.4 7,892.4 7,884.1 7,887.1 50.2 49.7 49.7 49.7

Transportation and warehousing

1,250.6 1,283.6 1,284.8 1,285.6 24.5 24.6 24.5 24.5

Utilities

128.9 127.6 127.3 126.4 23.2 23.0 23.0 22.8

Information

1,122 1,096 1,095 1,091 39.9 39.4 39.4 39.3

Financial activities

4,766 4,800 4,798 4,804 56.8 56.5 56.4 56.4

Professional and business services

9,099 9,313 9,319 9,336 44.9 45.1 45.1 45.1

Education and health services

17,696 17,964 17,989 18,033 77.1 76.9 76.9 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

8,261 8,447 8,486 8,516 51.9 52.2 52.3 52.4

Other services

3,014 3,079 3,088 3,094 52.6 52.9 53.0 53.1

Government

12,794 12,824 12,830 12,834 57.3 57.4 57.5 57.5

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: February 02, 2018