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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
Aug.
2014
June
2015
July
2015(p)
Aug.
2015(p)
Aug.
2014
June
2015
July
2015(p)
Aug.
2015(p)

Total nonfarm

68,788 70,095 70,220 70,327 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4

Total private

56,304 57,540 57,633 57,715 47.9 48.0 48.0 48.0

Goods-producing

4,221 4,287 4,295 4,284 21.9 21.9 22.0 21.9

Mining and logging

120 115 115 113 13.3 13.7 13.8 13.7

Construction

783 807 812 810 12.7 12.7 12.7 12.7

Manufacturing

3,318 3,365 3,368 3,361 27.2 27.3 27.3 27.3

Durable goods

1,775 1,819 1,815 1,816 23.0 23.3 23.3 23.3

Nondurable goods

1,543 1,546 1,553 1,545 34.3 34.1 34.1 34.0

Private service-providing

52,083 53,253 53,338 53,431 53.0 53.1 53.0 53.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,707 10,913 10,927 10,936 40.5 40.5 40.5 40.5

Wholesale trade

1,722.9 1,740.9 1,740.9 1,741.5 29.5 29.4 29.4 29.4

Retail trade

7,746.8 7,914.7 7,923.9 7,927.6 50.4 50.5 50.5 50.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,102.6 1,122.5 1,126.8 1,130.7 23.7 23.5 23.5 23.6

Utilities

134.3 134.9 135.2 136.2 24.2 24.0 23.9 24.1

Information

1,108 1,117 1,119 1,119 40.2 40.0 40.1 40.2

Financial activities

4,579 4,643 4,648 4,653 57.3 57.1 57.0 57.0

Professional and business services

8,557 8,813 8,812 8,832 44.6 44.6 44.5 44.6

Education and health services

16,548 16,964 17,005 17,058 76.8 77.0 77.0 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

7,666 7,852 7,873 7,880 52.0 51.9 52.0 51.9

Other services

2,918 2,951 2,954 2,953 52.2 52.3 52.3 52.3

Government

12,484 12,555 12,587 12,612 57.1 57.2 57.3 57.3

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: September 04, 2015
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