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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.
2021
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)
Apr.
2022(p)
Apr.
2021
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)
Apr.
2022(p)

Total nonfarm

72,024 74,840 75,109 75,387 49.8 49.7 49.8 49.8

Total private

59,394 61,985 62,242 62,493 48.4 48.3 48.4 48.4

Goods-producing

4,588 4,766 4,799 4,837 22.7 22.9 23.0 23.1

Mining and logging

75 79 79 86 13.5 13.2 13.1 14.0

Construction

999 1,059 1,061 1,064 13.5 13.9 13.9 13.9

Manufacturing

3,514 3,628 3,659 3,687 28.7 28.7 28.9 29.0

Durable goods

1,860 1,921 1,947 1,965 24.5 24.5 24.7 24.9

Nondurable goods

1,654 1,707 1,712 1,722 35.6 35.7 35.6 35.7

Private service-providing

54,806 57,219 57,443 57,656 53.4 53.2 53.3 53.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,813 11,315 11,336 11,377 39.3 39.6 39.6 39.6

Wholesale trade

1,701.5 1,747.7 1,758.1 1,768.0 30.1 30.2 30.2 30.3

Retail trade

7,435.1 7,724.8 7,728.5 7,743.7 48.5 48.8 48.8 48.8

Transportation and warehousing

1,540.9 1,707.2 1,714.2 1,729.0 25.7 26.6 26.7 26.7

Utilities

135.2 135.0 135.0 135.8 24.9 25.1 25.1 25.2

Information

1,109 1,149 1,170 1,172 39.8 39.4 39.8 39.7

Financial activities

4,930 4,962 4,969 4,980 56.4 55.8 55.8 55.7

Professional and business services

9,692 10,192 10,239 10,294 46.3 46.3 46.4 46.5

Education and health services

18,170 18,479 18,533 18,576 77.1 76.8 76.8 76.8

Leisure and hospitality

7,240 8,121 8,186 8,247 53.1 52.8 52.9 53.1

Other services

2,852 3,001 3,010 3,010 53.0 53.1 53.2 53.1

Government

12,630 12,855 12,867 12,894 57.6 58.0 58.0 58.1

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2021 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2022