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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
Sept.
2011
July
2012
Aug.
2012(p)
Sept.
2012(p)
Sept.
2011
July
2012
Aug.
2012(p)
Sept.
2012(p)

Total nonfarm

65,114 65,690 65,782 65,839 49.4 49.3 49.3 49.3

Total private

52,504 53,188 53,259 53,313 47.9 47.8 47.8 47.8

Goods-producing

4,050 4,096 4,092 4,088 22.4 22.3 22.3 22.3

Mining and logging

106 114 114 113 13.2 13.6 13.6 13.5

Construction

708 715 717 721 12.8 13.0 13.0 13.1

Manufacturing

3,236 3,267 3,261 3,254 27.5 27.3 27.3 27.2

Durable goods

1,712 1,734 1,727 1,723 23.4 23.1 23.1 23.1

Nondurable goods

1,524 1,533 1,534 1,531 34.1 34.2 34.3 34.2

Private service-providing

48,454 49,092 49,167 49,225 52.9 52.8 52.8 52.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,022 10,053 10,075 10,067 40.0 39.7 39.7 39.7

Wholesale trade

1,667.9 1,693.5 1,703.5 1,691.2 30.1 30.0 30.2 30.0

Retail trade

7,218.5 7,205.0 7,213.3 7,213.7 49.2 48.8 48.9 48.8

Transportation and warehousing

1,000.6 1,015.2 1,017.9 1,021.2 23.2 23.2 23.2 23.2

Utilities

135.3 139.0 140.0 140.6 24.3 24.9 24.8 24.9

Information

1,075 1,062 1,058 1,054 40.6 40.3 40.1 40.0

Financial activities

4,468 4,483 4,489 4,504 58.2 57.9 58.0 58.1

Professional and business services

7,741 7,942 7,951 7,965 44.4 44.3 44.3 44.4

Education and health services

15,351 15,602 15,630 15,670 76.8 76.7 76.8 76.8

Leisure and hospitality

6,976 7,115 7,127 7,122 52.2 52.2 52.2 52.1

Other services

2,821 2,835 2,837 2,843 52.7 52.7 52.8 52.8

Government

12,610 12,502 12,523 12,526 57.2 57.0 56.9 56.9

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data in this table have been corrected. For more information see http://www.bls.gov/bls/ceswomen_usps_correction.htm.

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2021