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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
Jan.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Jan.
2016(p)
Jan.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Jan.
2016(p)

Total nonfarm

69,312 70,531 70,665 70,782 49.3 49.4 49.4 49.4

Total private

56,768 57,926 58,048 58,171 47.8 47.9 47.9 48.0

Goods-producing

4,275 4,279 4,284 4,298 21.9 21.8 21.8 21.8

Mining and logging

121 109 109 108 13.6 14.1 14.3 14.3

Construction

804 815 815 823 12.7 12.4 12.4 12.4

Manufacturing

3,350 3,355 3,360 3,367 27.2 27.2 27.3 27.2

Durable goods

1,799 1,799 1,799 1,802 23.2 23.3 23.3 23.2

Nondurable goods

1,551 1,556 1,561 1,565 34.1 34.0 34.0 34.0

Private service-providing

52,493 53,647 53,764 53,873 53.0 53.0 53.0 53.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,794 10,964 10,971 11,013 40.4 40.5 40.5 40.6

Wholesale trade

1,713.9 1,735.2 1,734.7 1,738.1 29.3 29.4 29.4 29.4

Retail trade

7,812.0 7,932.6 7,928.2 7,988.6 50.4 50.4 50.3 50.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,134.7 1,161.4 1,172.5 1,150.8 23.7 23.8 24.0 23.6

Utilities

133.6 134.4 135.2 135.1 24.1 23.9 24.0 24.0

Information

1,103 1,105 1,106 1,107 40.3 40.1 40.1 40.1

Financial activities

4,608 4,667 4,673 4,687 57.2 57.0 57.0 57.1

Professional and business services

8,605 8,875 8,910 8,923 44.4 44.6 44.6 44.6

Education and health services

16,708 17,174 17,220 17,230 76.9 77.0 77.0 77.0

Leisure and hospitality

7,748 7,915 7,933 7,957 51.9 51.7 51.7 51.7

Other services

2,927 2,947 2,951 2,956 52.3 52.2 52.1 52.3

Government

12,544 12,605 12,617 12,611 57.1 57.2 57.2 57.2

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: February 05, 2016
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