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.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)
Mar.
2016(p)
Mar.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)
Mar.
2016(p)

Total nonfarm

69,541 70,835 71,013 71,156 49.3 49.4 49.5 49.5

Total private

56,983 58,210 58,381 58,514 47.9 48.0 48.1 48.1

Goods-producing

4,275 4,295 4,294 4,295 21.9 21.8 21.8 21.8

Mining and logging

119 107 106 105 13.9 14.3 14.5 14.6

Construction

803 824 826 829 12.6 12.5 12.4 12.4

Manufacturing

3,353 3,364 3,362 3,361 27.2 27.3 27.3 27.3

Durable goods

1,800 1,801 1,799 1,799 23.2 23.3 23.3 23.4

Nondurable goods

1,553 1,563 1,563 1,562 34.1 34.0 34.0 34.0

Private service-providing

52,708 53,915 54,087 54,219 53.0 53.1 53.1 53.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,854 11,020 11,053 11,077 40.5 40.6 40.6 40.6

Wholesale trade

1,726.6 1,740.3 1,741.1 1,744.4 29.5 29.4 29.4 29.5

Retail trade

7,851.7 7,991.3 8,021.8 8,047.1 50.4 50.5 50.5 50.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,142.0 1,152.8 1,154.7 1,150.6 23.8 23.7 23.8 23.7

Utilities

133.7 135.2 135.0 134.6 24.1 24.0 23.9 23.8

Information

1,101 1,107 1,111 1,114 40.3 40.1 40.1 40.2

Financial activities

4,622 4,684 4,690 4,697 57.2 57.1 57.1 57.1

Professional and business services

8,637 8,926 8,950 8,972 44.4 44.7 44.7 44.8

Education and health services

16,796 17,264 17,326 17,370 76.9 77.1 77.0 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

7,772 7,957 7,993 8,016 51.9 51.7 51.8 51.8

Other services

2,926 2,957 2,964 2,973 52.2 52.3 52.3 52.4

Government

12,558 12,625 12,632 12,642 57.2 57.2 57.3 57.3

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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

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