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
Aug.
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)
Aug.
2017(p)
Aug.
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)
Aug.
2017(p)

Total nonfarm

71,782 72,456 72,545 72,620 49.6 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private

58,964 59,650 59,740 59,816 48.2 48.1 48.1 48.1

Goods-producing

4,322 4,395 4,409 4,423 21.9 21.9 22.0 22.0

Mining and logging

98 101 101 100 14.8 14.2 14.2 13.9

Construction

838 869 873 876 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.7

Manufacturing

3,386 3,425 3,435 3,447 27.4 27.6 27.6 27.6

Durable goods

1,805 1,816 1,822 1,830 23.4 23.4 23.4 23.5

Nondurable goods

1,581 1,609 1,613 1,617 34.1 34.5 34.5 34.6

Private service-providing

54,642 55,255 55,331 55,393 53.2 53.1 53.1 53.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,106 10,992 10,965 10,951 40.7 40.2 40.0 40.0

Wholesale trade

1,734.2 1,745.2 1,743.5 1,746.3 29.6 29.5 29.4 29.4

Retail trade

8,008.5 7,882.3 7,862.7 7,845.0 50.5 49.8 49.7 49.6

Transportation and warehousing

1,233.3 1,237.2 1,231.2 1,230.9 24.7 24.4 24.3 24.2

Utilities

129.8 127.4 127.9 128.6 23.4 23.0 23.1 23.3

Information

1,111 1,085 1,083 1,078 40.0 39.8 39.8 39.8

Financial activities

4,724 4,767 4,773 4,782 56.8 56.5 56.5 56.5

Professional and business services

9,060 9,314 9,334 9,353 44.9 45.0 45.0 45.0

Education and health services

17,508 17,789 17,839 17,858 77.1 77.0 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

8,148 8,266 8,289 8,311 52.0 51.9 51.8 52.0

Other services

2,985 3,042 3,048 3,060 52.4 52.8 52.9 52.9

Government

12,818 12,806 12,805 12,804 57.5 57.4 57.4 57.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: September 01, 2017