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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
Dec.
2020
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021(p)
Dec.
2021(p)
Dec.
2020
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021(p)
Dec.
2021(p)

Total nonfarm

70,852 74,022 74,149 74,196 49.7 49.8 49.8 49.8

Total private

58,520 61,323 61,464 61,509 48.3 48.5 48.5 48.4

Goods-producing

4,581 4,709 4,725 4,740 22.6 22.8 22.8 22.8

Mining and logging

84 82 84 86 14.1 12.7 12.9 13.1

Construction

983 1,038 1,038 1,040 13.3 13.8 13.8 13.8

Manufacturing

3,514 3,589 3,603 3,614 28.7 28.7 28.7 28.7

Durable goods

1,861 1,904 1,913 1,917 24.5 24.4 24.5 24.5

Nondurable goods

1,653 1,685 1,690 1,697 35.7 35.6 35.6 35.7

Private service-providing

53,939 56,614 56,739 56,769 53.5 53.5 53.5 53.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,617 10,960 10,995 10,993 39.3 39.5 39.6 39.6

Wholesale trade

1,678.0 1,726.3 1,734.3 1,737.8 29.9 30.1 30.1 30.1

Retail trade

7,352.9 7,537.0 7,547.2 7,544.4 48.5 48.7 48.8 48.8

Transportation and warehousing

1,452.8 1,561.8 1,578.8 1,576.0 25.6 26.1 26.2 26.1

Utilities

133.6 134.6 134.7 134.3 24.8 25.1 25.1 25.0

Information

1,062 1,097 1,105 1,104 39.9 39.3 39.5 39.5

Financial activities

4,961 4,983 4,988 4,988 56.5 56.0 56.0 55.9

Professional and business services

9,451 9,916 9,946 9,955 46.0 46.5 46.5 46.4

Education and health services

17,978 18,309 18,332 18,351 77.3 77.0 77.0 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

6,972 8,265 8,287 8,283 53.1 53.0 53.0 52.8

Other services

2,898 3,084 3,086 3,095 53.0 53.3 53.3 53.3

Government

12,332 12,699 12,685 12,687 57.5 57.9 57.9 57.9

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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

Last Modified Date: January 07, 2022