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
Jan.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016(p)
Jan.
2017(p)
Jan.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016(p)
Jan.
2017(p)

Total nonfarm

70,755 71,945 72,030 72,084 49.4 49.6 49.6 49.5

Total private

58,092 59,166 59,250 59,307 48.0 48.2 48.2 48.1

Goods-producing

4,311 4,332 4,345 4,351 21.8 21.9 22.0 22.0

Mining and logging

106 98 99 99 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.7

Construction

828 847 852 857 12.5 12.5 12.6 12.6

Manufacturing

3,377 3,387 3,394 3,395 27.3 27.5 27.5 27.5

Durable goods

1,805 1,805 1,810 1,811 23.2 23.5 23.5 23.5

Nondurable goods

1,572 1,582 1,584 1,584 34.0 34.2 34.2 34.2

Private service-providing

53,781 54,834 54,905 54,956 53.1 53.2 53.2 53.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,978 11,082 11,078 11,066 40.6 40.5 40.4 40.3

Wholesale trade

1,727.4 1,741.8 1,743.1 1,744.7 29.5 29.6 29.6 29.6

Retail trade

7,936.9 7,979.5 7,969.0 7,964.6 50.5 50.3 50.1 49.9

Transportation and warehousing

1,180.6 1,231.3 1,236.4 1,228.4 23.9 24.5 24.5 24.3

Utilities

133.1 129.8 129.1 128.7 23.9 23.3 23.2 23.1

Information

1,105 1,109 1,105 1,103 40.0 40.1 40.0 39.9

Financial activities

4,678 4,736 4,742 4,754 57.0 56.8 56.7 56.6

Professional and business services

8,868 9,140 9,146 9,162 44.6 44.8 44.8 44.8

Education and health services

17,196 17,582 17,628 17,642 77.0 77.0 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

8,003 8,183 8,203 8,223 51.8 52.0 52.1 52.1

Other services

2,953 3,002 3,003 3,006 52.3 52.5 52.7 52.6

Government

12,663 12,779 12,780 12,777 57.3 57.3 57.3 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: February 03, 2017