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
Apr.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017(p)
Apr.
2017(p)
Apr.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017(p)
Apr.
2017(p)

Total nonfarm

71,186 72,238 72,257 72,341 49.5 49.6 49.5 49.5

Total private

58,482 59,431 59,443 59,512 48.1 48.1 48.1 48.1

Goods-producing

4,316 4,364 4,367 4,375 21.9 21.9 21.9 21.9

Mining and logging

101 100 101 102 14.8 14.6 14.6 14.5

Construction

837 863 859 862 12.5 12.6 12.5 12.5

Manufacturing

3,378 3,401 3,407 3,411 27.3 27.5 27.5 27.5

Durable goods

1,805 1,805 1,809 1,810 23.3 23.4 23.4 23.4

Nondurable goods

1,573 1,596 1,598 1,601 34.0 34.3 34.3 34.3

Private service-providing

54,166 55,067 55,076 55,137 53.1 53.2 53.2 53.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,053 11,064 11,035 11,039 40.7 40.4 40.3 40.3

Wholesale trade

1,733.3 1,745.9 1,741.7 1,741.4 29.6 29.6 29.5 29.4

Retail trade

7,986.8 7,959.4 7,937.6 7,938.1 50.6 50.1 50.0 50.0

Transportation and warehousing

1,202.1 1,230.2 1,228.4 1,231.7 24.2 24.4 24.3 24.4

Utilities

131.2 128.0 127.3 128.0 23.6 23.0 22.9 23.0

Information

1,108 1,097 1,092 1,092 39.8 39.9 39.8 39.9

Financial activities

4,697 4,760 4,760 4,765 56.9 56.7 56.6 56.6

Professional and business services

8,955 9,223 9,249 9,255 44.8 45.0 45.0 44.9

Education and health services

17,316 17,692 17,703 17,728 77.0 77.1 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

8,065 8,216 8,218 8,233 51.9 52.0 52.0 51.9

Other services

2,972 3,015 3,019 3,025 52.4 52.7 52.8 52.8

Government

12,704 12,807 12,814 12,829 57.3 57.4 57.4 57.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: May 05, 2017