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Women Employees: Total Nonfarm (CES0000000010)

Observation:

Jul 2016: 71,699  
Updated: Aug 5, 2016

Units:

Thousands of Persons,
Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

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(a) Women Employees: Total Nonfarm, Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted (CES0000000010)
The nonfarm business sector is a subset of the domestic economy and excludes the economic activities of the following: general government, private households, nonprofit organizations serving individuals, and farms.

To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES0000000010

Women Employees: Total Nonfarm

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Source: US. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Notes:

The nonfarm business sector is a subset of the domestic economy and excludes the economic activities of the following: general government, private households, nonprofit organizations serving individuals, and farms.

To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES0000000010

Suggested Citation:

US. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Women Employees: Total Nonfarm [CES0000000010], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CES0000000010, August 24, 2016.






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