HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
26. Unemployed persons by industry, class of worker, and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Industry and class of worker Total unemployed Unemployment rates
2013 2014 Total Men Women
2013 2014 2013 2014 2013 2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

11,460 9,617 7.4 6.2 7.6 6.3 7.1 6.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

8,693 7,267 7.2 5.9 7.4 5.9 6.9 5.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

64 52 5.8 4.7 5.8 5.0 5.9 2.5

Construction

935 762 11.3 8.9 11.6 9.3 8.9 5.5

Manufacturing

1,019 754 6.6 4.9 6.3 4.5 7.4 5.8

Durable goods

612 454 6.3 4.7 6.0 4.5 7.2 5.1

Nonmetallic mineral products

29 16 6.9 3.8 6.9 3.2 6.9 6.1

Primary metals and fabricated metal products

121 68 7.2 4.1 6.9 4.2 8.9 3.9

Machinery manufacturing

64 65 5.0 4.8 4.4 4.7 7.0 5.1

Computers and electronic products

82 69 6.0 5.2 5.5 4.6 7.2 6.6

Electrical equipment and appliances

24 19 5.6 4.4 5.9 3.0 5.0 8.4

Transportation equipment

132 86 5.7 3.7 5.3 3.9 7.1 3.0

Wood products

33 23 7.9 5.9 8.0 6.4 7.6 2.8

Furniture and related products

34 24 7.9 5.9 7.7 6.2 8.4 5.1

Miscellaneous manufacturing

93 85 6.6 5.9 6.5 5.6 6.9 6.5

Nondurable goods

407 300 7.1 5.2 6.8 4.4 7.5 6.7

Food manufacturing

161 124 8.7 6.8 8.4 5.2 9.3 9.0

Beverage and tobacco products

18 10 6.2 3.4 6.6 3.6 5.3 2.9

Textiles, apparel, and leather

53 52 9.1 8.7 7.3 7.1 10.8 10.2

Paper manufacturing and printing

61 38 6.2 4.1 6.4 4.1 5.9 4.0

Petroleum and coal products

11 4 5.5 1.9 5.4 2.1 - -

Chemicals

63 48 4.9 3.5 5.3 3.5 3.9 3.5

Plastics and rubber products

40 24 7.1 4.9 6.8 4.6 8.2 5.4

Wholesale and retail trade

1,463 1,260 7.3 6.1 6.8 5.5 7.8 6.9

Wholesale trade

199 161 5.4 4.4 4.8 4.2 6.9 4.9

Retail trade

1,264 1,099 7.7 6.5 7.4 5.9 8.0 7.1

Transportation and utilities

406 357 6.6 5.7 6.4 5.3 7.4 7.1

Transportation and warehousing

369 336 7.1 6.3 6.8 5.9 8.0 7.9

Utilities

37 20 4.1 2.1 4.1 1.8 4.1 3.2

Information(3)

175 153 6.2 5.2 5.9 5.0 6.7 5.6

Publishing, except Internet

31 37 5.2 5.7 6.8 5.8 3.4 5.6

Motion pictures and sound recording industries

38 30 9.3 7.1 8.6 6.6 10.7 8.1

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

30 37 5.2 6.0 5.1 6.0 5.6 6.1

Telecommunications

60 39 6.1 4.0 4.7 3.6 8.6 4.7

Libraries, archives, and other information services

5 2 5.9 1.6 - - 4.2 1.0

Financial activities

424 373 4.5 4.0 4.8 3.6 4.3 4.3

Finance and insurance

274 259 4.0 3.8 4.0 3.2 4.0 4.2

Finance

180 179 4.1 4.2 4.5 3.4 3.9 4.8

Insurance

94 80 3.7 3.1 3.1 2.9 4.1 3.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

150 114 6.0 4.5 6.4 4.4 5.5 4.6

Real estate

123 92 5.8 4.3 6.2 4.0 5.4 4.6

Rental and leasing services

27 22 7.1 6.0 7.3 6.1 6.4 5.5

Professional and business services

1,284 1,083 8.3 6.9 8.2 6.6 8.4 7.4

Professional and technical services

444 383 4.9 4.1 4.3 3.5 5.5 4.8

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

840 700 13.1 11.2 13.2 10.8 13.0 11.7

Administrative and support services

804 660 13.9 11.8 14.1 11.7 13.7 12.0

Waste management and remediation services

31 26 6.8 5.5 6.6 5.4 7.5 6.0

Education and health services

1,098 935 4.9 4.2 4.8 4.3 5.0 4.1

Educational services

274 230 6.0 4.9 5.5 5.8 6.3 4.5

Health care and social assistance

825 705 4.6 4.0 4.5 3.6 4.7 4.0

Hospitals

149 123 2.6 2.1 3.4 2.0 2.4 2.1

Health services, except hospitals

490 421 5.0 4.4 4.8 4.1 5.0 4.5

Social assistance

186 161 8.0 6.9 7.1 7.2 8.2 6.9

Leisure and hospitality

1,379 1,168 10.0 8.6 9.9 8.5 10.1 8.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

246 212 9.3 8.4 10.3 9.5 8.2 7.2

Accommodation and food services

1,133 956 10.1 8.6 9.8 8.2 10.4 9.1

Accommodation

146 127 9.3 7.9 8.5 5.7 9.9 9.5

Food services and drinking places

987 830 10.3 8.8 10.0 8.5 10.5 9.0

Other services

445 368 6.9 5.7 6.5 5.3 7.2 6.0

Other services, except private households

358 281 6.3 5.0 6.4 5.1 6.2 5.0

Repair and maintenance

143 104 7.7 5.9 7.6 5.9 9.0 5.9

Personal and laundry services

121 108 6.5 5.9 6.2 7.0 6.7 5.4

Membership associations and organizations

95 69 4.8 3.5 4.4 2.4 5.1 4.3

Private households

87 88 10.7 9.7 11.0 15.9 10.7 9.1

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

141 146 10.1 9.4 8.5 8.0 15.4 14.1

Government workers

851 678 4.0 3.2 4.0 3.4 4.0 3.2

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

527 440 5.3 4.4 5.8 4.9 4.5 3.8

No previous work experience

1,247 1,086 - - - - - -

Footnotes
(1) Includes a small number of persons whose last job was in the Armed Forces.
(2) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.
(3) Includes other industries, not shown separately.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 50,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 12, 2015