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
Mar.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018(p)
Mar.
2018(p)
Mar.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018(p)
Mar.
2018(p)

Total nonfarm

72,325 73,239 73,421 73,504 49.5 49.6 49.6 49.6

Total private

59,530 60,411 60,579 60,658 48.1 48.1 48.2 48.2

Goods-producing

4,369 4,479 4,504 4,521 21.9 22.0 22.0 22.0

Mining and logging

91 91 92 93 13.8 12.9 12.9 12.9

Construction

866 907 916 915 12.5 12.8 12.8 12.8

Manufacturing

3,412 3,481 3,496 3,513 27.5 27.7 27.7 27.8

Durable goods

1,805 1,834 1,846 1,856 23.4 23.4 23.5 23.5

Nondurable goods

1,607 1,647 1,650 1,657 34.2 34.7 34.8 34.9

Private service-providing

55,161 55,932 56,075 56,137 53.2 53.2 53.2 53.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,071 11,066 11,126 11,115 40.4 40.1 40.2 40.1

Wholesale trade

1,734.6 1,763.4 1,768.9 1,774.3 29.5 29.6 29.7 29.7

Retail trade

7,955.7 7,888.8 7,937.1 7,917.9 50.2 49.7 49.9 49.7

Transportation and warehousing

1,252.5 1,286.8 1,292.1 1,293.0 24.4 24.5 24.5 24.5

Utilities

127.8 126.7 128.2 129.8 23.0 22.9 23.1 23.2

Information

1,118 1,090 1,090 1,090 39.8 39.5 39.5 39.5

Financial activities

4,767 4,805 4,815 4,816 56.7 56.4 56.4 56.4

Professional and business services

9,126 9,354 9,385 9,404 45.0 45.2 45.2 45.2

Education and health services

17,757 18,030 18,047 18,088 77.1 77.0 76.9 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

8,291 8,498 8,517 8,531 52.0 52.4 52.4 52.5

Other services

3,031 3,089 3,095 3,093 52.8 53.0 53.1 53.1

Government

12,795 12,828 12,842 12,846 57.3 57.5 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: April 06, 2018