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Home Publications Graphic Economics Change in Employment in Selected Industries by Sex, Jan 2011 - Nov 2012
Change in Employment in Selected Industries by Sex, Jan 2011 - Nov 2012 Print

December 7, 2012

Women got somewhat more than half the gains in jobs over the last month. This reverses the pattern for the last couple of years in which men were coming out ahead. The better job growth for men was not due to the comeback of traditional areas of male employment, such as construction and manufacturing, but rather by men getting a disproportionate share of the jobs created in areas such as retail and health care.

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