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.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)
Dec.
2017(p)
Dec.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017(p)
Dec.
2017(p)

Total nonfarm

72,066 72,757 72,923 72,970 49.6 49.5 49.5 49.5

Total private

59,275 59,926 60,083 60,125 48.2 48.1 48.1 48.1

Goods-producing

4,348 4,426 4,450 4,457 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.0

Mining and logging

99 99 101 99 14.8 13.7 13.9 13.6

Construction

853 881 888 893 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.8

Manufacturing

3,396 3,446 3,461 3,465 27.5 27.6 27.7 27.6

Durable goods

1,809 1,822 1,833 1,833 23.5 23.4 23.4 23.4

Nondurable goods

1,587 1,624 1,628 1,632 34.2 34.6 34.7 34.7

Private service-providing

54,927 55,500 55,633 55,668 53.2 53.1 53.1 53.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

11,084 10,967 10,983 10,965 40.5 40.0 40.0 39.9

Wholesale trade

1,744.0 1,753.8 1,755.1 1,753.2 29.6 29.5 29.5 29.4

Retail trade

7,971.9 7,839.2 7,846.4 7,829.2 50.2 49.6 49.6 49.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,239.4 1,246.7 1,253.8 1,256.2 24.6 24.4 24.5 24.5

Utilities

129.1 127.0 127.3 126.4 23.2 22.9 23.0 22.9

Information

1,106 1,075 1,073 1,074 40.0 39.6 39.5 39.5

Financial activities

4,746 4,784 4,789 4,787 56.7 56.4 56.4 56.3

Professional and business services

9,160 9,398 9,454 9,444 44.9 45.0 45.2 45.1

Education and health services

17,632 17,879 17,905 17,928 77.1 77.0 76.9 76.9

Leisure and hospitality

8,196 8,334 8,363 8,394 52.1 52.1 52.2 52.3

Other services

3,003 3,063 3,066 3,076 52.7 52.9 52.9 52.9

Government

12,791 12,831 12,840 12,845 57.4 57.5 57.5 57.5

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: January 05, 2018