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.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019(p)
Mar.
2019(p)
Mar.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019(p)
Mar.
2019(p)

Total nonfarm

73,520 74,890 74,985 75,119 49.6 49.7 49.8 49.8

Total private

60,639 61,899 61,999 62,113 48.2 48.3 48.4 48.4

Goods-producing

4,518 4,671 4,673 4,683 22.0 22.2 22.2 22.3

Mining and logging

91 96 96 96 12.7 12.6 12.7 12.7

Construction

920 961 960 964 12.8 12.9 12.9 12.9

Manufacturing

3,507 3,614 3,617 3,623 27.8 28.2 28.2 28.3

Durable goods

1,853 1,914 1,919 1,925 23.5 23.8 23.8 23.9

Nondurable goods

1,654 1,700 1,698 1,698 35.0 35.6 35.6 35.6

Private service-providing

56,121 57,228 57,326 57,430 53.3 53.5 53.5 53.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,070 11,155 11,152 11,140 40.1 40.1 40.1 40.0

Wholesale trade

1,732.4 1,775.2 1,775.6 1,775.7 29.7 30.0 30.0 30.0

Retail trade

7,885.4 7,863.0 7,858.9 7,844.8 49.8 49.7 49.7 49.7

Transportation and warehousing

1,323.5 1,386.2 1,385.2 1,387.0 24.7 25.0 25.0 25.0

Utilities

128.8 130.8 132.0 132.6 23.2 23.6 23.8 23.9

Information

1,115 1,112 1,117 1,121 39.5 39.5 39.7 39.7

Financial activities

4,826 4,871 4,879 4,890 56.5 56.5 56.6 56.6

Professional and business services

9,396 9,643 9,683 9,707 45.1 45.4 45.4 45.5

Education and health services

18,119 18,503 18,528 18,576 77.0 77.2 77.2 77.2

Leisure and hospitality

8,516 8,797 8,819 8,841 52.4 52.8 53.0 53.0

Other services

3,079 3,147 3,148 3,155 53.0 53.4 53.4 53.4

Government

12,881 12,991 12,986 13,006 57.5 57.7 57.7 57.8

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: April 05, 2019