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
July
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)
July
2016(p)
July
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)
July
2016(p)

Total nonfarm

70,115 71,330 71,518 71,699 49.4 49.6 49.6 49.6

Total private

57,505 58,662 58,819 58,958 47.9 48.2 48.2 48.2

Goods-producing

4,299 4,290 4,301 4,301 22.0 21.9 21.9 21.9

Mining and logging

113 102 101 100 13.9 14.7 14.7 14.7

Construction

818 829 829 829 12.7 12.5 12.5 12.5

Manufacturing

3,368 3,359 3,371 3,372 27.3 27.4 27.4 27.4

Durable goods

1,806 1,799 1,800 1,801 23.3 23.4 23.4 23.4

Nondurable goods

1,562 1,560 1,571 1,571 34.1 33.9 34.1 34.1

Private service-providing

53,206 54,372 54,518 54,657 53.0 53.2 53.2 53.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,907 11,110 11,130 11,155 40.5 40.7 40.7 40.8

Wholesale trade

1,729.9 1,749.1 1,748.7 1,750.7 29.4 29.5 29.5 29.6

Retail trade

7,898.2 8,043.2 8,059.8 8,073.0 50.4 50.5 50.5 50.6

Transportation and warehousing

1,145.2 1,184.4 1,188.4 1,197.8 23.6 24.2 24.3 24.5

Utilities

134.1 133.0 132.8 133.0 24.0 23.6 23.5 23.5

Information

1,103 1,097 1,107 1,109 40.0 40.0 39.8 39.8

Financial activities

4,641 4,714 4,718 4,722 57.0 57.0 57.0 56.9

Professional and business services

8,769 9,031 9,059 9,093 44.5 44.9 44.9 44.9

Education and health services

17,000 17,436 17,478 17,523 77.0 77.1 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

7,851 8,011 8,043 8,073 51.9 51.9 51.9 51.9

Other services

2,935 2,973 2,983 2,982 52.1 52.4 52.4 52.4

Government

12,610 12,668 12,699 12,741 57.3 57.3 57.4 57.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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