Construction careers are attracting an increasing number of women. Yet, even with this growth, tradeswomen are only 4.2 percent of those who work with the tools in construction. In three of the five largest trades, their share of jobs is even smaller, just 3.5 percent of carpenters, 2.2 percent of electricians, and just 1.1 percent of plumbers, pipelayers and pipefitters. IWPR takes a look at the numbers that tell the story of women in the construction industry.