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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
Nov.
2018
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019(p)
Nov.
2019(p)
Nov.
2018
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019(p)
Nov.
2019(p)

Total nonfarm

74,605 75,832 75,958 76,113 49.7 49.9 50.0 50.0

Total private

61,640 62,755 62,876 63,013 48.3 48.6 48.6 48.6

Goods-producing

4,651 4,736 4,742 4,754 22.2 22.4 22.5 22.5

Mining and logging

95 102 101 100 12.7 13.7 13.5 13.5

Construction

958 975 981 981 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0

Manufacturing

3,598 3,659 3,660 3,673 28.1 28.5 28.6 28.6

Durable goods

1,908 1,946 1,941 1,950 23.8 24.1 24.2 24.2

Nondurable goods

1,690 1,713 1,719 1,723 35.5 35.8 35.8 35.9

Private service-providing

56,989 58,019 58,134 58,259 53.4 53.7 53.7 53.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,154 11,169 11,182 11,186 40.1 40.1 40.1 40.1

Wholesale trade

1,764.3 1,794.3 1,793.7 1,797.7 30.0 30.2 30.1 30.2

Retail trade

7,882.9 7,817.3 7,826.0 7,821.5 49.8 49.6 49.6 49.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,376.0 1,425.3 1,430.2 1,434.9 25.0 25.6 25.7 25.7

Utilities

130.4 132.2 132.1 131.8 23.5 24.0 24.0 23.9

Information

1,115 1,129 1,126 1,141 39.4 39.9 39.9 40.2

Financial activities

4,868 4,907 4,915 4,913 56.5 56.4 56.4 56.3

Professional and business services

9,623 9,852 9,869 9,894 45.4 45.7 45.7 45.7

Education and health services

18,411 18,869 18,907 18,975 77.2 77.3 77.3 77.4

Leisure and hospitality

8,689 8,922 8,964 8,973 52.7 53.1 53.2 53.1

Other services

3,129 3,171 3,171 3,177 53.3 53.3 53.3 53.4

Government

12,965 13,077 13,082 13,100 57.7 57.8 57.8 57.9

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: December 06, 2019