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
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Total Men Women
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,966 7,413 5.1 4.7 5.2 4.8 4.9 4.6

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

6,078 5,735 5.0 4.6 5.0 4.8 4.9 4.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

83 86 8.7 9.5 9.7 9.7 2.2 8.8

Construction

652 530 7.5 6.0 7.6 6.2 6.4 3.4

Manufacturing

609 702 4.0 4.5 3.5 3.9 5.1 5.9

Durable goods

381 403 3.9 4.1 3.8 3.7 4.3 5.3

Nonmetallic mineral products

9 22 2.2 4.7 2.7 4.6 0.0 -

Primary and fabricated metal products

58 56 3.3 3.2 3.3 2.2 3.3 8.0

Machinery manufacturing

57 35 4.2 2.9 3.8 2.8 6.1 3.5

Computer and electronic products

53 34 4.5 2.8 5.9 1.6 1.8 5.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

18 24 4.4 5.7 3.9 5.5 5.7 6.3

Transportation equipment

71 133 3.0 5.4 2.7 5.4 4.0 5.6

Wood products

21 38 4.7 9.4 3.0 10.6 - -

Furniture and related products

30 4 9.5 1.0 10.4 1.4 - 0.0

Miscellaneous manufacturing

64 57 4.3 3.6 3.9 2.5 5.1 5.5

Nondurable goods

228 299 4.1 5.2 2.9 4.4 6.0 6.6

Food manufacturing

96 127 5.4 7.0 4.9 7.0 6.3 7.0

Beverage and tobacco products

3 12 1.0 4.0 1.6 2.7 0.0 -

Textile, apparel, and leather

34 23 5.0 3.6 3.5 2.0 6.2 5.3

Paper and printing

31 41 3.5 4.4 2.2 3.3 6.7 8.1

Petroleum and coal products

2 13 0.7 7.3 0.9 4.0 - -

Chemicals

53 62 4.1 4.6 1.8 4.4 8.2 5.0

Plastics and rubber products

9 21 1.8 3.8 1.9 2.9 1.5 6.7

Wholesale and retail trade

1,148 1,054 5.6 5.3 5.0 4.8 6.4 5.9

Wholesale trade

135 141 3.6 4.0 3.5 3.4 4.0 5.3

Retail trade

1,013 913 6.1 5.6 5.4 5.3 6.8 5.9

Transportation and utilities

272 305 4.4 4.6 3.8 5.1 6.3 2.9

Transportation and warehousing

236 261 4.5 4.7 3.9 5.4 6.5 2.4

Utilities

36 44 3.6 4.1 2.9 3.8 5.6 4.8

Information(3)

84 131 3.2 4.8 3.1 5.2 3.4 4.1

Publishing, except Internet

9 32 2.0 5.8 1.1 5.8 3.0 5.9

Motion picture and sound recording industries

4 20 1.1 4.7 0.6 3.1 1.8 6.9

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

25 22 4.6 3.8 3.9 4.5 6.5 2.0

Telecommunications

27 36 2.8 4.3 4.0 4.7 0.0 3.5

Financial activities

251 264 2.7 2.7 2.3 2.7 3.0 2.7

Finance and insurance

166 200 2.5 2.9 2.6 2.9 2.4 2.9

Finance

110 116 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.7 2.9

Insurance

56 84 2.2 3.2 2.7 3.7 1.9 2.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

85 64 3.2 2.2 1.8 2.4 4.6 2.0

Real estate

67 60 3.0 2.4 1.7 2.6 4.1 2.2

Rental and leasing services

18 4 4.9 1.0 2.2 1.4 10.9 0.0

Professional and business services

838 846 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0 5.6 5.4

Professional and technical services

281 257 3.0 2.6 2.9 2.5 3.1 2.8

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

557 589 8.7 9.0 8.4 8.7 9.3 9.4

Administrative and support services

516 576 9.1 9.9 8.7 9.8 9.6 9.9

Waste management and remediation services

30 13 6.4 2.6 7.2 2.5 3.0 3.1

Education and health services

723 632 3.1 2.7 3.0 2.4 3.2 2.7

Educational services

135 120 2.8 2.5 3.2 2.0 2.5 2.7

Health care and social assistance

588 512 3.2 2.7 2.8 2.6 3.3 2.7

Hospitals

118 123 1.9 1.9 1.7 2.3 1.9 1.7

Health services, except hospitals

359 278 3.8 2.9 2.9 2.3 4.0 3.0

Social assistance

111 110 4.5 4.3 6.8 4.7 4.1 4.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,069 893 7.8 6.5 8.0 6.7 7.6 6.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

214 117 8.7 5.0 9.3 6.1 8.2 3.7

Accommodation and food services

855 776 7.6 6.9 7.7 6.8 7.5 6.9

Accommodation

108 118 7.3 7.8 5.3 7.3 8.7 8.1

Food services and drinking places

747 659 7.6 6.7 8.0 6.7 7.3 6.7

Other services

350 292 5.4 4.4 5.4 4.5 5.4 4.4

Other services, except private households

281 215 5.0 3.7 5.3 4.1 4.6 3.3

Repair and maintenance

136 105 7.5 5.8 7.5 5.2 7.9 11.3

Personal and laundry services

103 44 6.0 2.4 3.5 2.6 7.1 2.3

Membership associations and organizations

42 66 2.0 3.1 2.7 3.0 1.4 3.1

Private households

69 77 8.0 9.3 - 19.0 7.7 8.4

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

197 148 12.2 8.9 12.8 6.6 10.7 15.8

Government wage and salary workers

521 490 2.4 2.3 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.2

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

425 315 4.2 3.1 4.2 2.8 4.1 3.6

No previous work experience

745 724 - - - - - -

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: May 06, 2016