Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Women in the Labor Force: A Databook (2010 Edition)

Table 15. Employed women by industry, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2009 annual averages (Percent distribution)
Industry White Black or African American Asian Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

53,366 8,208 3,084 8,007

Percent

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Agriculture and related industries

0.9 0.1 0.3 1.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1

Construction

1.6 0.6 0.5 1.0

Manufacturing

6.2 4.8 8.9 8.5

Durable goods

3.4 2.3 4.9 3.6

Nondurable goods

2.8 2.6 4.0 4.9

Wholesale and retail trade

13.8 11.5 13.3 14.5

Wholesale trade

1.8 0.8 1.8 1.8

Retail trade

12.0 10.7 11.4 12.7

Transportation and utilities

2.4 3.6 2.1 2.8

Transportation and warehousing

2.0 3.3 1.9 2.4

Utilities

0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4

Information

2.0 2.2 1.9 1.5

Financial activities

8.1 6.7 7.0 6.5

Finance and insurance

6.0 5.5 5.7 4.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

2.1 1.2 1.3 1.7

Professional and business services

9.7 7.5 10.2 9.4

Professional and technical services

6.4 3.3 8.4 3.5

Management, administrative, and waste services

3.3 4.2 1.8 5.9

Education and health services

35.5 42.9 32.1 29.8

Educational services

14.5 11.9 9.0 10.2

Health care and social assistance

21.0 31.0 23.1 19.7

Hospitals

6.8 9.7 9.8 5.0

Health services, except hospitals

10.4 14.9 10.2 10.1

Social assistance

3.7 6.3 3.1 4.6

Leisure and hospitality

9.9 8.7 11.9 13.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2.2 1.4 2.6 1.8

Accommodation and food services

7.7 7.3 9.3 11.6

Other services

5.6 4.0 7.7 7.3

Other services, except private households

4.4 3.3 6.9 4.0

Private households

1.2 0.6 0.8 3.3

Public administration

4.3 7.5 4.0 4.0

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

Last Modified Date: March 16, 2011

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