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

Total nonfarm

69,649 71,009 71,144 71,283 49.3 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private

57,084 58,381 58,501 58,644 47.9 48.1 48.1 48.1

Goods-producing

4,278 4,296 4,297 4,304 21.9 21.8 21.8 21.9

Mining and logging

116 105 104 103 13.7 14.3 14.4 14.5

Construction

809 826 832 836 12.6 12.5 12.5 12.5

Manufacturing

3,353 3,365 3,361 3,365 27.2 27.3 27.3 27.4

Durable goods

1,801 1,802 1,800 1,804 23.2 23.3 23.4 23.4

Nondurable goods

1,552 1,563 1,561 1,561 34.1 34.0 34.0 34.0

Private service-providing

52,806 54,085 54,204 54,340 53.0 53.1 53.1 53.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,854 11,053 11,082 11,109 40.5 40.6 40.6 40.7

Wholesale trade

1,729.9 1,744.4 1,748.1 1,753.6 29.5 29.5 29.5 29.6

Retail trade

7,844.0 8,016.8 8,043.5 8,061.6 50.4 50.5 50.5 50.7

Transportation and warehousing

1,146.5 1,157.0 1,156.4 1,160.0 23.8 23.8 23.7 23.8

Utilities

133.6 134.7 134.3 133.5 24.0 23.8 23.8 23.6

Information

1,099 1,109 1,110 1,109 40.0 40.0 39.9 39.9

Financial activities

4,621 4,691 4,701 4,704 57.1 57.1 57.1 57.0

Professional and business services

8,670 8,970 8,997 9,058 44.5 44.8 44.9 45.0

Education and health services

16,850 17,309 17,344 17,367 76.9 77.0 77.0 76.9

Leisure and hospitality

7,784 7,988 7,999 8,018 51.9 51.8 51.8 51.9

Other services

2,928 2,965 2,971 2,975 52.2 52.2 52.3 52.3

Government

12,565 12,628 12,643 12,639 57.2 57.2 57.2 57.2

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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

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