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.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015(p)
Mar.
2015(p)
Mar.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015(p)
Mar.
2015(p)

Total nonfarm

68,175 69,408 69,559 69,664 49.4 49.3 49.3 49.3

Total private

55,714 56,891 57,034 57,140 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9

Goods-producing

4,178 4,270 4,267 4,269 21.9 21.9 21.8 21.8

Mining and logging

116 123 122 122 13.2 13.6 13.6 13.8

Construction

768 798 797 797 12.7 12.6 12.6 12.6

Manufacturing

3,294 3,349 3,348 3,350 27.2 27.2 27.2 27.2

Durable goods

1,755 1,805 1,805 1,807 23.0 23.2 23.1 23.2

Nondurable goods

1,539 1,544 1,543 1,543 34.2 34.1 34.1 34.1

Private service-providing

51,536 52,621 52,767 52,871 53.0 53.0 53.0 53.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,619 10,807 10,842 10,873 40.5 40.5 40.5 40.6

Wholesale trade

1,710.2 1,719.5 1,729.1 1,735.7 29.5 29.2 29.3 29.4

Retail trade

7,692.2 7,834.8 7,857.9 7,881.5 50.4 50.4 50.5 50.6

Transportation and warehousing

1,082.1 1,118.7 1,121.8 1,121.9 23.6 23.7 23.7 23.6

Utilities

134.2 134.2 133.6 134.0 24.3 24.1 23.9 24.0

Information

1,093 1,117 1,118 1,118 40.1 40.3 40.2 40.2

Financial activities

4,554 4,616 4,617 4,623 57.4 57.2 57.2 57.2

Professional and business services

8,429 8,655 8,672 8,699 44.6 44.5 44.5 44.5

Education and health services

16,368 16,726 16,780 16,821 76.8 76.9 76.9 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

7,570 7,760 7,799 7,795 52.0 51.8 51.8 51.8

Other services

2,903 2,940 2,939 2,942 52.3 52.4 52.2 52.3

Government

12,461 12,517 12,525 12,524 57.1 57.2 57.2 57.2

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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