Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Women in the Labor Force: A Databook (2009 Edition)

Table 13. Employed persons by industry and sex, 2007 and 2008 annual averages (Numbers in thousands)
Industry and sex Year
2007 2008
Number Percent Number Percent
Total, both sexes

Total, 16 years and over

146,047 100.0 145,362 100.0

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

2,095 1.4 2,168 1.5

Mining

736 0.5 819 0.6

Construction

11,856 8.1 10,974 7.5

Manufacturing

16,302 11.2 15,904 10.9

Durable goods

10,363 7.1 10,273 7.1

Nondurable goods

5,938 4.1 5,631 3.9

Wholesale and retail trade

20,937 14.3 20,585 14.2

Wholesale trade

4,367 3.0 4,052 2.8

Retail trade

16,570 11.3 16,533 11.4

Transportation and utilities

7,650 5.2 7,727 5.3

Transportation and warehousing

6,457 4.4 6,501 4.5

Utilities

1,193 0.8 1,225 0.8

Information

3,566 2.4 3,481 2.4

Financial activities

10,488 7.2 10,228 7.0

Finance and insurance

7,306 5.0 7,279 5.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

3,182 2.2 2,949 2.0

Professional and business services

15,621 10.7 15,540 10.7

Professional and technical services

9,208 6.3 9,362 6.4

Management, administrative, and waste services

6,412 4.4 6,178 4.3

Education and health services

30,662 21.0 31,402 21.6

Educational services

12,828 8.8 13,169 9.1

Health care and social assistance

17,834 12.2 18,233 12.5

Hospitals

5,955 4.1 6,241 4.3

Health services, except hospitals

8,733 6.0 8,865 6.1

Social assistance

3,147 2.2 3,127 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

12,415 8.5 12,767 8.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,833 1.9 2,972 2.0

Accommodation and food services

9,582 6.6 9,795 6.7

Other services

6,972 4.8 7,005 4.8

Other services, except private households

6,159 4.2 6,200 4.3

Private households

813 0.6 805 0.6

Public administration

6,746 4.6 6,763 4.7
Women

Total, 16 years and over

67,792 100.0 67,876 100.0

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

490 .7 518 .8

Mining

101 .1 105 .2

Construction

1,119 1.7 1,069 1.6

Manufacturing

4,885 7.2 4,655 6.9

Durable goods

2,696 4.0 2,624 3.9

Nondurable goods

2,189 3.2 2,030 3.0

Wholesale and retail trade

9,414 13.9 9,257 13.6

Wholesale trade

1,276 1.9 1,196 1.8

Retail trade

8,138 12.0 8,062 11.9

Transportation and utilities

1,878 2.8 1,786 2.6

Transportation and warehousing

1,621 2.4 1,547 2.3

Utilities

257 .4 239 .4

Information

1,501 2.2 1,449 2.1

Financial activities

5,807 8.6 5,605 8.3

Finance and insurance

4,276 6.3 4,223 6.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,531 2.3 1,382 2.0

Professional and business services

6,659 9.8 6,584 9.7

Professional and technical services

4,040 6.0 4,130 6.1

Management, administrative, and waste services

2,619 3.9 2,453 3.6

Education and health services

22,906 33.8 23,603 34.8

Educational services

8,866 13.1 9,174 13.5

Health care and social assistance

14,040 20.7 14,429 21.3

Hospitals

4,491 6.6 4,790 7.1

Health services, except hospitals

6,880 10.1 6,965 10.3

Social assistance

2,669 3.9 2,674 3.9

Leisure and hospitality

6,377 9.4 6,575 9.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,320 1.9 1,372 2.0

Accommodation and food services

5,057 7.5 5,203 7.7

Other services

3,628 5.4 3,615 5.3

Other services, except private households

2,892 4.3 2,881 4.2

Private households

737 1.1 735 1.1

Public administration

3,026 4.5 3,056 4.5
Men

Total, 16 years and over

78,254 100.0 77,486 100.0

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

1,604 2.0 1,650 2.1

Mining

635 .8 714 .9

Construction

10,738 13.7 9,905 12.8

Manufacturing

11,416 14.6 11,249 14.5

Durable goods

7,667 9.8 7,649 9.9

Nondurable goods

3,749 4.8 3,601 4.6

Wholesale and retail trade

11,523 14.7 11,327 14.6

Wholesale trade

3,091 3.9 2,856 3.7

Retail trade

8,433 10.8 8,471 10.9

Transportation and utilities

5,772 7.4 5,940 7.7

Transportation and warehousing

4,836 6.2 4,954 6.4

Utilities

936 1.2 987 1.3

Information

2,065 2.6 2,032 2.6

Financial activities

4,681 6.0 4,623 6.0

Finance and insurance

3,030 3.9 3,056 3.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,651 2.1 1,567 2.0

Professional and business services

8,962 11.5 8,957 11.6

Professional and technical services

5,168 6.6 5,232 6.8

Management, administrative, and waste services

3,794 4.8 3,725 4.8

Education and health services

7,756 9.9 7,799 10.1

Educational services

3,962 5.1 3,994 5.2

Health care and social assistance

3,794 4.8 3,805 4.9

Hospitals

1,464 1.9 1,451 1.9

Health services, except hospitals

1,852 2.4 1,900 2.5

Social assistance

478 .6 453 .6

Leisure and hospitality

6,038 7.7 6,192 8.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,514 1.9 1,600 2.1

Accommodation and food services

4,525 5.8 4,592 5.9

Other services

3,343 4.3 3,390 4.4

Other services, except private households

3,267 4.2 3,319 4.3

Private households

76 .1 70 .1

Public administration

3,720 4.8 3,707 4.8

SOURCE: Current Population Survey, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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