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
July
2014
July
2015
Total Men Women
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,307 8,805 6.5 5.6 6.2 5.2 6.9 6.0

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

7,366 6,382 5.9 5.1 5.6 4.9 6.3 5.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

34 79 3.0 8.1 3.0 8.9 2.6 1.9

Construction

666 474 7.5 5.5 7.8 5.7 5.2 3.7

Manufacturing

825 690 5.2 4.3 4.7 3.4 6.4 6.5

Durable goods

510 408 5.2 4.0 4.9 3.0 6.0 6.9

Nonmetallic mineral products

21 20 4.8 4.1 5.3 3.3 2.7 7.9

Primary and fabricated metal products

72 59 4.4 3.3 4.8 2.8 2.4 5.2

Machinery manufacturing

72 41 5.2 3.3 4.7 3.3 6.9 3.4

Computer and electronic products

92 56 6.8 4.3 3.8 3.2 12.8 7.0

Electrical equipment and appliances

13 8 2.9 2.2 2.3 1.1 5.0 4.6

Transportation equipment

117 119 5.1 4.6 5.6 3.4 3.6 8.1

Wood products

29 10 6.1 2.6 7.4 1.3 0.0 -

Furniture and related products

13 11 3.4 2.5 2.9 2.2 4.5 3.4

Miscellaneous manufacturing

82 85 5.4 5.3 5.0 3.4 6.0 9.0

Nondurable goods

315 282 5.4 4.8 4.5 4.1 7.0 6.0

Food manufacturing

137 123 7.1 6.7 5.5 5.6 9.3 8.2

Beverage and tobacco products

9 0 2.7 0.0 3.7 0.0 0.0 0.0

Textile, apparel, and leather

39 55 6.7 9.5 1.5 6.8 11.1 11.6

Paper and printing

45 28 5.0 3.2 4.8 1.9 5.8 6.2

Petroleum and coal products

0 17 0.0 6.8 0.0 8.7 - -

Chemicals

58 40 4.1 2.7 4.9 3.6 2.6 1.3

Plastics and rubber products

28 19 5.5 3.5 5.0 2.8 6.6 5.2

Wholesale and retail trade

1,283 1,183 6.2 5.8 4.9 5.4 7.8 6.3

Wholesale trade

164 142 4.5 4.1 3.7 3.9 6.2 4.7

Retail trade

1,119 1,042 6.6 6.2 5.2 5.9 8.1 6.5

Transportation and utilities

372 317 6.0 5.1 5.6 4.8 7.3 6.1

Transportation and warehousing

364 303 6.9 5.7 6.3 5.4 9.1 6.7

Utilities

8 14 0.8 1.5 1.1 1.4 0.0 2.0

Information(3)

128 115 4.5 4.1 4.3 4.7 4.8 3.0

Publishing, except Internet

52 26 8.0 4.4 8.2 4.7 7.7 4.2

Motion picture and sound recording industries

6 25 1.7 6.4 2.6 10.2 0.3 0.0

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

33 11 5.2 1.8 4.6 1.9 6.3 1.6

Telecommunications

30 38 3.2 4.0 3.4 3.6 2.8 4.6

Financial activities

341 221 3.6 2.3 3.1 2.4 4.1 2.3

Finance and insurance

285 146 4.1 2.1 3.5 2.2 4.6 2.1

Finance

198 105 4.6 2.5 3.5 2.6 5.4 2.4

Insurance

87 41 3.4 1.6 3.7 1.3 3.2 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

56 75 2.3 2.7 2.2 2.7 2.3 2.8

Real estate

44 66 2.1 2.9 2.0 3.1 2.2 2.6

Rental and leasing services

12 9 3.1 2.0 2.9 1.3 3.9 4.0

Professional and business services

1,066 860 6.7 5.4 5.8 5.1 8.0 5.8

Professional and technical services

424 300 4.3 3.1 3.7 2.9 5.2 3.5

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

642 561 10.4 8.9 8.9 8.5 12.7 9.6

Administrative and support services

608 524 11.2 9.4 9.9 8.9 12.9 10.2

Waste management and remediation services

17 36 3.2 7.0 3.1 7.5 3.4 5.1

Education and health services

1,051 978 4.8 4.3 4.4 3.4 4.9 4.6

Educational services

354 315 8.0 7.1 7.6 5.7 8.2 7.7

Health care and social assistance

698 662 4.0 3.6 3.0 2.5 4.2 3.9

Hospitals

121 122 2.0 2.0 0.6 1.6 2.5 2.1

Health services, except hospitals

401 403 4.3 4.1 3.9 2.8 4.4 4.5

Social assistance

176 137 7.9 5.8 7.7 4.3 8.0 6.0

Leisure and hospitality

1,171 1,140 8.1 7.7 8.3 7.6 8.0 7.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

253 157 8.6 5.3 8.9 4.3 8.3 6.4

Accommodation and food services

918 983 8.0 8.4 8.1 8.6 7.9 8.2

Accommodation

94 146 5.7 8.0 3.7 5.4 7.3 9.8

Food services and drinking places

824 837 8.4 8.4 8.9 9.0 8.0 7.9

Other services

430 327 6.3 4.9 6.2 4.5 6.4 5.2

Other services, except private households

328 228 5.6 3.9 5.9 4.4 5.3 3.2

Repair and maintenance

158 130 8.2 6.8 8.0 6.5 9.8 8.5

Personal and laundry services

85 63 4.5 3.3 5.4 2.5 4.1 3.7

Membership associations and organizations

84 35 4.2 1.7 2.1 1.8 6.0 1.7

Private households

102 99 10.3 11.1 19.1 - 9.5 11.5

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

93 85 5.7 5.0 5.1 4.5 7.5 6.7

Government wage and salary workers

937 872 4.6 4.2 3.9 3.0 5.1 5.2

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

432 343 4.4 3.3 4.7 3.4 3.8 3.3

No previous work experience

1,479 1,122 - - - - - -

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: August 07, 2015