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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
Feb.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015(p)
Feb.
2015(p)
Feb.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015(p)
Feb.
2015(p)

Total nonfarm

68,062 69,330 69,413 69,575 49.4 49.3 49.3 49.3

Total private

55,608 56,809 56,893 57,044 47.9 47.9 47.8 47.8

Goods-producing

4,171 4,265 4,269 4,270 21.9 21.9 21.8 21.8

Mining and logging

115 123 123 123 13.1 13.5 13.6 13.7

Construction

763 796 799 799 12.6 12.7 12.6 12.6

Manufacturing

3,293 3,346 3,347 3,348 27.2 27.2 27.2 27.2

Durable goods

1,754 1,798 1,804 1,807 23.0 23.1 23.1 23.1

Nondurable goods

1,539 1,548 1,543 1,541 34.1 34.3 34.1 34.1

Private service-providing

51,437 52,544 52,624 52,774 53.0 53.0 53.0 53.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,594 10,780 10,802 10,839 40.5 40.4 40.4 40.5

Wholesale trade

1,715.2 1,715.0 1,718.5 1,728.3 29.6 29.2 29.2 29.3

Retail trade

7,668.3 7,816.5 7,830.7 7,852.1 50.3 50.4 50.4 50.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,076.2 1,114.0 1,118.3 1,124.6 23.6 23.5 23.6 23.6

Utilities

134.1 134.1 134.2 133.6 24.4 24.0 24.0 23.9

Information

1,090 1,112 1,115 1,117 40.1 40.2 40.2 40.2

Financial activities

4,558 4,611 4,615 4,615 57.5 57.3 57.2 57.1

Professional and business services

8,408 8,658 8,648 8,671 44.6 44.5 44.5 44.5

Education and health services

16,341 16,695 16,729 16,777 76.8 76.9 76.9 76.9

Leisure and hospitality

7,554 7,750 7,773 7,814 52.0 51.8 51.9 51.9

Other services

2,892 2,938 2,942 2,941 52.2 52.4 52.4 52.3

Government

12,454 12,521 12,520 12,531 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: March 06, 2015
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