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
May
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)
May
2015(p)
May
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)
May
2015(p)

Total nonfarm

68,442 69,668 69,756 69,945 49.4 49.3 49.3 49.4

Total private

55,976 57,138 57,215 57,386 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9

Goods-producing

4,192 4,270 4,274 4,271 21.9 21.9 21.8 21.8

Mining and logging

117 121 119 117 13.2 13.8 13.8 13.8

Construction

772 797 803 805 12.6 12.6 12.6 12.6

Manufacturing

3,303 3,352 3,352 3,349 27.2 27.2 27.2 27.2

Durable goods

1,765 1,809 1,811 1,815 23.0 23.2 23.2 23.2

Nondurable goods

1,538 1,543 1,541 1,534 34.2 34.1 34.1 33.9

Private service-providing

51,784 52,868 52,941 53,115 53.0 53.0 53.0 53.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,661 10,867 10,862 10,887 40.5 40.6 40.5 40.5

Wholesale trade

1,720.2 1,735.8 1,737.7 1,737.8 29.6 29.4 29.4 29.4

Retail trade

7,718.3 7,873.4 7,862.4 7,890.6 50.4 50.5 50.4 50.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,088.1 1,123.3 1,127.1 1,124.2 23.6 23.7 23.7 23.6

Utilities

134.1 134.5 134.3 134.0 24.4 24.0 24.0 23.9

Information

1,090 1,117 1,115 1,113 40.0 40.2 40.0 40.0

Financial activities

4,560 4,630 4,629 4,628 57.4 57.2 57.2 57.1

Professional and business services

8,487 8,702 8,725 8,767 44.7 44.5 44.5 44.6

Education and health services

16,445 16,817 16,866 16,927 76.8 76.9 76.9 76.9

Leisure and hospitality

7,625 7,792 7,799 7,843 52.0 51.8 51.8 51.9

Other services

2,916 2,943 2,945 2,950 52.3 52.3 52.3 52.4

Government

12,466 12,530 12,541 12,559 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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