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.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018(p)
Sept.
2018(p)
Sept.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018(p)
Sept.
2018(p)

Total nonfarm

72,769 74,050 74,196 74,246 49.5 49.7 49.7 49.7

Total private

59,945 61,160 61,276 61,324 48.1 48.3 48.3 48.3

Goods-producing

4,424 4,595 4,607 4,623 22.0 22.2 22.2 22.2

Mining and logging

91 94 95 94 13.2 12.7 12.7 12.5

Construction

889 930 933 939 12.8 12.9 12.8 12.9

Manufacturing

3,444 3,571 3,579 3,590 27.6 28.1 28.1 28.2

Durable goods

1,816 1,887 1,892 1,898 23.4 23.7 23.8 23.8

Nondurable goods

1,628 1,684 1,687 1,692 34.5 35.3 35.4 35.5

Private service-providing

55,521 56,565 56,669 56,701 53.1 53.4 53.3 53.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,035 11,164 11,173 11,173 40.1 40.2 40.1 40.1

Wholesale trade

1,745.1 1,787.7 1,797.8 1,796.1 29.5 29.9 29.9 29.9

Retail trade

7,888.2 7,928.3 7,925.6 7,919.8 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.8

Transportation and warehousing

1,274.1 1,319.2 1,321.3 1,329.0 24.5 24.7 24.7 24.7

Utilities

127.2 128.6 128.6 128.4 23.0 23.4 23.3 23.3

Information

1,102 1,092 1,088 1,088 39.6 39.4 39.3 39.3

Financial activities

4,794 4,844 4,846 4,847 56.5 56.5 56.4 56.3

Professional and business services

9,253 9,498 9,541 9,554 45.0 45.2 45.3 45.2

Education and health services

17,934 18,254 18,289 18,297 77.0 77.1 77.1 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

8,343 8,594 8,605 8,615 52.0 52.6 52.6 52.7

Other services

3,060 3,119 3,127 3,127 52.9 53.2 53.2 53.2

Government

12,824 12,890 12,920 12,922 57.4 57.6 57.7 57.7

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: October 05, 2018