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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
Sept.
2020
July
2021
Aug.
2021(p)
Sept.
2021(p)
Sept.
2020
July
2021
Aug.
2021(p)
Sept.
2021(p)

Total nonfarm

70,583 73,300 73,476 73,450 49.8 49.9 49.9 49.8

Total private

58,030 60,515 60,645 60,705 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.3

Goods-producing

4,516 4,648 4,666 4,680 22.6 22.7 22.8 22.8

Mining and logging

85 83 83 82 14.4 13.0 12.9 12.7

Construction

969 1,020 1,029 1,035 13.4 13.7 13.9 13.9

Manufacturing

3,462 3,545 3,554 3,563 28.6 28.6 28.6 28.6

Durable goods

1,840 1,879 1,884 1,890 24.4 24.4 24.4 24.4

Nondurable goods

1,622 1,666 1,670 1,673 35.4 35.6 35.6 35.6

Private service-providing

53,514 55,867 55,979 56,025 53.5 53.5 53.4 53.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,485 10,791 10,793 10,870 39.3 39.4 39.3 39.4

Wholesale trade

1,672.3 1,727.3 1,729.2 1,731.0 30.0 30.2 30.2 30.2

Retail trade

7,315.3 7,435.8 7,429.6 7,469.6 48.7 48.4 48.4 48.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,362.6 1,493.7 1,499.2 1,533.2 24.7 25.8 25.6 26.0

Utilities

135.2 134.6 134.9 135.9 25.0 25.0 25.1 25.3

Information

1,062 1,087 1,099 1,099 39.9 39.6 39.6 39.2

Financial activities

4,921 4,958 4,965 4,964 56.5 56.1 56.1 56.1

Professional and business services

9,188 9,682 9,736 9,730 45.8 46.2 46.3 46.1

Education and health services

17,876 18,251 18,254 18,238 77.2 77.3 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

7,096 8,058 8,068 8,075 53.1 53.0 52.9 52.7

Other services

2,886 3,040 3,064 3,049 53.1 53.2 53.4 53.2

Government

12,553 12,785 12,831 12,745 57.4 57.9 58.0 58.0

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2020 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: October 08, 2021