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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
Apr.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015(p)
Apr.
2015(p)
Apr.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015(p)
Apr.
2015(p)

Total nonfarm

68,344 69,549 69,627 69,695 49.4 49.3 49.3 49.3

Total private

55,869 57,018 57,105 57,169 47.9 47.9 47.9 47.9

Goods-producing

4,185 4,269 4,271 4,275 21.9 21.8 21.9 21.8

Mining and logging

117 122 121 119 13.2 13.7 13.8 13.8

Construction

770 799 798 805 12.6 12.6 12.6 12.6

Manufacturing

3,298 3,348 3,352 3,351 27.2 27.2 27.2 27.2

Durable goods

1,758 1,805 1,808 1,809 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.2

Nondurable goods

1,540 1,543 1,544 1,542 34.2 34.1 34.2 34.1

Private service-providing

51,684 52,749 52,834 52,894 53.1 53.0 53.0 53.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,648 10,830 10,861 10,858 40.5 40.5 40.5 40.5

Wholesale trade

1,717.0 1,729.8 1,737.7 1,736.9 29.6 29.3 29.4 29.4

Retail trade

7,712.1 7,844.3 7,865.0 7,858.9 50.4 50.4 50.5 50.4

Transportation and warehousing

1,085.0 1,121.7 1,123.8 1,127.8 23.6 23.7 23.7 23.7

Utilities

133.9 133.7 134.4 134.5 24.3 23.9 24.0 24.0

Information

1,094 1,117 1,118 1,113 40.1 40.2 40.2 40.0

Financial activities

4,561 4,619 4,628 4,630 57.4 57.2 57.2 57.2

Professional and business services

8,467 8,672 8,695 8,709 44.7 44.5 44.5 44.4

Education and health services

16,408 16,780 16,813 16,858 76.8 76.9 76.9 76.9

Leisure and hospitality

7,595 7,791 7,777 7,784 52.0 51.8 51.8 51.7

Other services

2,911 2,940 2,942 2,942 52.3 52.3 52.3 52.2

Government

12,475 12,531 12,522 12,526 57.1 57.2 57.2 57.2

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: May 08, 2015
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