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
Dec.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Dec.
2016(p)
Dec.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Dec.
2016(p)

Total nonfarm

70,682 71,934 71,999 72,086 49.4 49.6 49.6 49.6

Total private

58,060 59,195 59,262 59,336 47.9 48.2 48.2 48.2

Goods-producing

4,281 4,305 4,310 4,318 21.8 21.9 21.9 22.0

Mining and logging

108 100 100 100 14.2 14.7 14.6 14.7

Construction

815 840 841 847 12.4 12.6 12.5 12.6

Manufacturing

3,358 3,365 3,369 3,371 27.3 27.4 27.5 27.5

Durable goods

1,798 1,799 1,801 1,804 23.3 23.5 23.5 23.5

Nondurable goods

1,560 1,566 1,568 1,567 34.0 34.1 34.1 34.1

Private service-providing

53,779 54,890 54,952 55,018 53.0 53.2 53.2 53.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,972 11,155 11,154 11,147 40.5 40.7 40.6 40.6

Wholesale trade

1,735.2 1,755.4 1,754.0 1,754.8 29.4 29.5 29.5 29.5

Retail trade

7,928.8 8,067.2 8,063.9 8,050.0 50.3 50.4 50.4 50.3

Transportation and warehousing

1,172.9 1,200.7 1,204.4 1,210.3 24.0 24.4 24.4 24.4

Utilities

135.1 131.9 132.1 131.5 24.0 23.3 23.4 23.3

Information

1,106 1,115 1,110 1,106 40.0 40.1 40.1 40.1

Financial activities

4,672 4,740 4,745 4,746 57.0 56.9 56.9 56.8

Professional and business services

8,912 9,168 9,184 9,198 44.6 44.9 44.8 44.9

Education and health services

17,229 17,614 17,644 17,680 77.0 77.1 77.0 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

7,936 8,096 8,108 8,130 51.7 52.0 51.9 52.0

Other services

2,952 3,002 3,007 3,011 52.2 52.5 52.5 52.7

Government

12,622 12,739 12,737 12,750 57.3 57.4 57.3 57.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: January 06, 2017