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
Mar.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017(p)
Mar.
2017(p)
Mar.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017(p)
Mar.
2017(p)

Total nonfarm

71,070 72,107 72,232 72,241 49.5 49.5 49.6 49.5

Total private

58,372 59,307 59,431 59,432 48.0 48.1 48.1 48.1

Goods-producing

4,314 4,351 4,362 4,365 21.8 21.9 21.9 21.9

Mining and logging

102 99 100 101 14.7 14.7 14.6 14.5

Construction

836 857 863 861 12.5 12.6 12.6 12.5

Manufacturing

3,376 3,395 3,399 3,403 27.3 27.5 27.5 27.5

Durable goods

1,804 1,807 1,804 1,807 23.3 23.4 23.3 23.4

Nondurable goods

1,572 1,588 1,595 1,596 34.0 34.2 34.3 34.3

Private service-providing

54,058 54,956 55,069 55,067 53.1 53.2 53.2 53.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,029 11,062 11,064 11,021 40.6 40.4 40.4 40.3

Wholesale trade

1,730.3 1,743.0 1,747.0 1,742.1 29.5 29.6 29.6 29.5

Retail trade

7,972.1 7,962.5 7,959.8 7,926.2 50.5 50.0 50.1 50.0

Transportation and warehousing

1,195.1 1,227.8 1,229.2 1,224.9 24.1 24.4 24.4 24.3

Utilities

131.8 128.7 127.9 127.4 23.7 23.2 23.0 23.0

Information

1,109 1,101 1,098 1,094 39.9 40.0 39.9 39.8

Financial activities

4,693 4,756 4,760 4,757 57.0 56.7 56.7 56.6

Professional and business services

8,917 9,191 9,228 9,257 44.7 44.9 45.0 45.0

Education and health services

17,290 17,639 17,691 17,706 77.0 77.1 77.1 77.1

Leisure and hospitality

8,054 8,202 8,214 8,213 51.8 52.0 52.0 52.0

Other services

2,966 3,005 3,014 3,019 52.3 52.6 52.7 52.7

Government

12,698 12,800 12,801 12,809 57.3 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: April 07, 2017