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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
Dec.
2021
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)
Dec.
2022(p)
Dec.
2021
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)
Dec.
2022(p)

Total nonfarm

74,233 76,440 76,617 76,734 49.7 49.9 49.9 49.9

Total private

61,405 63,413 63,557 63,640 48.3 48.5 48.5 48.5

Goods-producing

4,719 4,922 4,946 4,949 22.8 23.1 23.2 23.2

Mining and logging

77 84 85 86 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4

Construction

1,045 1,086 1,096 1,100 13.8 14.0 14.1 14.1

Manufacturing

3,597 3,752 3,765 3,763 28.6 29.0 29.1 29.1

Durable goods

1,907 2,005 2,013 2,018 24.4 24.9 25.0 25.0

Nondurable goods

1,690 1,747 1,752 1,745 35.7 35.8 35.9 35.9

Private service-providing

56,686 58,491 58,611 58,691 53.3 53.4 53.4 53.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,112 11,421 11,382 11,388 39.5 39.7 39.6 39.6

Wholesale trade

1,733.9 1,803.9 1,795.7 1,806.2 30.2 30.5 30.4 30.5

Retail trade

7,590.3 7,721.8 7,694.2 7,680.1 48.7 48.9 48.8 48.6

Transportation and warehousing

1,652.9 1,756.1 1,753.6 1,761.9 26.3 27.0 27.1 27.2

Utilities

135.1 139.3 138.6 139.7 25.1 25.6 25.5 25.7

Information

1,153 1,235 1,239 1,244 39.6 40.6 40.4 40.6

Financial activities

4,951 5,005 5,008 5,012 55.9 55.7 55.7 55.7

Professional and business services

10,101 10,313 10,336 10,319 46.3 46.0 46.1 46.0

Education and health services

18,415 19,059 19,116 19,167 76.9 77.1 77.0 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

7,980 8,406 8,462 8,484 52.8 52.9 52.9 52.9

Other services

2,974 3,052 3,068 3,077 53.1 53.2 53.2 53.3

Government

12,828 13,027 13,060 13,094 57.9 58.2 58.2 58.3

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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

Last Modified Date: January 06, 2023