HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-31. Unemployed persons by industry, class of worker, and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Industry and class of worker Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Total Men Women
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

11,462 9,787 7.3 6.3 7.4 6.0 7.3 6.6

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

8,391 7,200 6.9 5.8 6.9 5.6 6.8 6.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

59 74 5.3 6.3 5.5 6.0 3.7 8.1

Construction

758 678 9.1 7.7 9.5 8.1 5.5 4.3

Manufacturing

968 787 6.2 5.0 5.9 4.6 6.9 5.8

Durable goods

542 506 5.5 5.1 5.3 4.9 5.9 5.6

Nonmetallic mineral products

37 14 8.8 3.4 9.5 3.2 5.7 4.3

Primary and fabricated metal products

106 68 6.2 4.1 5.5 4.8 10.1 0.5

Machinery manufacturing

32 68 2.6 5.1 2.2 5.3 3.8 4.6

Computer and electronic products

83 76 6.0 5.5 7.3 4.5 3.1 7.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

33 12 7.0 3.2 9.6 3.1 0.0 -

Transportation equipment

97 119 4.2 5.0 3.7 4.8 5.7 5.4

Wood products

23 32 4.6 7.3 5.3 8.4 - -

Furniture and fixtures

33 23 6.5 5.6 3.0 4.7 15.4 7.8

Miscellaneous manufacturing

96 93 7.0 6.0 6.8 4.8 7.4 7.8

Nondurable goods

427 281 7.4 4.8 7.0 4.0 8.0 6.0

Food manufacturing

177 131 9.3 6.7 7.7 5.7 11.7 8.1

Beverage and tobacco products

27 5 8.8 1.4 9.6 1.8 6.5 0.0

Textile, apparel, and leather

42 32 6.8 5.8 7.1 1.2 6.5 9.2

Paper and printing

60 20 6.9 2.3 7.2 2.1 6.4 2.7

Petroleum and coal products

19 7 8.8 2.7 6.3 3.2 - -

Chemicals

85 60 6.4 4.2 7.7 4.0 4.2 4.6

Plastics and rubber products

17 27 3.0 5.3 2.6 5.7 4.4 4.0

Wholesale and retail trade

1,454 1,160 7.2 5.8 6.9 4.7 7.5 7.2

Wholesale trade

180 165 4.8 4.6 3.8 4.1 7.2 5.9

Retail trade

1,274 994 7.7 6.1 7.9 4.9 7.6 7.4

Transportation and utilities

417 412 6.8 6.3 6.4 6.0 8.4 7.5

Transportation and warehousing

382 394 7.3 7.2 6.9 6.7 8.9 8.7

Utilities

35 18 3.9 1.8 3.3 1.9 5.9 1.4

Information(3)

192 131 6.6 4.5 5.6 4.4 8.2 4.7

Publishing, except Internet

37 43 6.1 6.3 7.3 6.9 4.6 5.4

Motion picture and sound recording industries

27 17 6.1 4.3 5.7 3.5 7.4 5.2

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

34 22 6.0 3.7 3.6 3.8 11.2 3.4

Telecommunications

82 41 8.0 4.3 5.8 4.4 11.4 4.0

Financial activities

347 322 3.8 3.5 4.2 2.4 3.5 4.4

Finance and insurance

212 254 3.2 3.8 3.0 2.6 3.4 4.7

Finance

151 198 3.6 4.6 3.5 2.8 3.8 6.1

Insurance

61 56 2.5 2.4 1.9 2.3 2.9 2.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

135 68 5.4 2.7 6.7 2.1 3.8 3.4

Real estate

112 56 5.4 2.5 6.7 1.6 4.0 3.4

Rental and leasing services

23 12 5.7 3.8 6.9 4.1 2.0 -

Professional and business services

1,224 1,039 8.0 6.5 7.9 5.4 8.0 8.0

Professional and technical services

445 386 4.9 4.0 3.9 3.1 6.2 5.2

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

779 653 12.3 10.3 13.2 8.8 10.9 12.6

Administrative and support services

733 624 12.9 11.2 13.8 9.7 11.5 13.4

Waste management and remediation services

45 26 9.4 4.4 10.2 4.1 7.0 5.4

Education and health services

1,211 1,068 5.4 4.8 4.6 5.5 5.7 4.6

Educational services

321 329 7.6 7.3 5.2 8.4 8.8 6.7

Health care and social assistance

890 739 4.9 4.2 4.4 4.3 5.1 4.1

Hospitals

148 147 2.6 2.5 3.4 2.7 2.3 2.4

Health services, except hospitals

502 414 5.2 4.3 4.0 4.3 5.5 4.3

Social assistance

241 178 9.7 7.9 9.7 10.3 9.7 7.4

Leisure and hospitality

1,326 1,149 9.3 8.1 9.2 8.5 9.4 7.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

213 257 7.4 9.0 8.0 11.0 6.8 6.7

Accommodation and food services

1,113 892 9.8 7.9 9.6 7.8 10.0 8.0

Accommodation

110 114 7.0 7.0 5.6 3.5 8.0 9.6

Food services and drinking places

1,003 778 10.3 8.1 10.1 8.4 10.4 7.7

Other services

434 382 6.5 5.8 6.5 4.7 6.6 6.8

Other services, except private households

343 258 5.8 4.5 6.2 4.4 5.4 4.7

Repair and maintenance

116 107 6.2 5.8 6.5 5.7 3.9 6.3

Personal and laundry services

134 88 6.7 4.7 10.2 4.9 5.6 4.7

Membership associations and organizations

93 63 4.6 3.2 3.5 1.6 5.5 4.4

Private households

92 123 11.9 13.5 17.4 15.4 11.3 13.3

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

147 145 9.4 8.1 7.2 8.0 16.6 8.7

Government wage and salary workers

961 798 4.6 3.9 4.2 3.3 4.9 4.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

524 473 5.1 4.8 5.5 4.8 4.4 4.7

No previous work experience

1,439 1,171 - - - - - -

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 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: September 05, 2014