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.
2014
Apr.
2015
Total Men Women
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,079 7,966 5.9 5.1 6.1 5.2 5.6 4.9

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

7,105 6,078 5.8 5.0 6.0 5.0 5.7 4.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

39 83 3.8 8.7 4.1 9.7 1.3 2.2

Construction

796 652 9.4 7.5 9.7 7.6 6.2 6.4

Manufacturing

790 609 5.2 4.0 4.7 3.5 6.2 5.1

Durable goods

441 381 4.6 3.9 4.6 3.8 4.6 4.3

Nonmetallic mineral products

5 9 1.3 2.2 1.6 2.7 - 0.0

Primary and fabricated metal products

48 58 3.0 3.3 2.8 3.3 4.0 3.3

Machinery manufacturing

63 57 4.5 4.2 4.3 3.8 5.3 6.1

Computer and electronic products

89 53 7.1 4.5 6.0 5.9 9.3 1.8

Electrical equipment and appliances

17 18 3.5 4.4 1.6 3.9 9.0 5.7

Transportation equipment

89 71 3.8 3.0 4.6 2.7 1.5 4.0

Wood products

22 21 5.6 4.7 6.8 3.0 - -

Furniture and related products

28 30 6.8 9.5 9.4 10.4 0.0 -

Miscellaneous manufacturing

79 64 6.0 4.3 6.3 3.9 5.5 5.1

Nondurable goods

349 228 6.1 4.1 4.9 2.9 8.2 6.0

Food manufacturing

149 96 8.3 5.4 6.6 4.9 10.8 6.3

Beverage and tobacco products

15 3 5.3 1.0 5.7 1.6 4.3 0.0

Textile, apparel, and leather

62 34 9.5 5.0 8.1 3.5 10.8 6.2

Paper and printing

35 31 3.7 3.5 4.7 2.2 1.3 6.7

Petroleum and coal products

6 2 2.7 0.7 1.2 0.9 - -

Chemicals

62 53 4.6 4.1 3.5 1.8 7.0 8.2

Plastics and rubber products

20 9 4.1 1.8 3.0 1.9 6.8 1.5

Wholesale and retail trade

1,225 1,148 5.9 5.6 5.6 5.0 6.3 6.4

Wholesale trade

183 135 5.0 3.6 5.0 3.5 5.2 4.0

Retail trade

1,042 1,013 6.1 6.1 5.8 5.4 6.4 6.8

Transportation and utilities

372 272 6.0 4.4 5.9 3.8 6.2 6.3

Transportation and warehousing

347 236 6.5 4.5 6.5 3.9 6.7 6.5

Utilities

25 36 2.8 3.6 2.6 2.9 3.6 5.6

Information(3)

175 84 5.7 3.2 5.7 3.1 5.7 3.4

Publishing, except Internet

36 9 5.7 2.0 6.5 1.1 4.7 3.0

Motion picture and sound recording industries

34 4 7.7 1.1 8.8 0.6 4.7 1.8

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

49 25 7.5 4.6 6.7 3.9 8.9 6.5

Telecommunications

40 27 3.9 2.8 3.7 4.0 4.1 0.0

Financial activities

470 251 5.0 2.7 3.9 2.3 5.9 3.0

Finance and insurance

304 166 4.5 2.5 2.9 2.6 5.7 2.4

Finance

188 110 4.5 2.6 2.9 2.5 5.8 2.7

Insurance

116 56 4.4 2.2 2.7 2.7 5.5 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

166 85 6.5 3.2 6.3 1.8 6.7 4.6

Real estate

144 67 6.6 3.0 5.9 1.7 7.1 4.1

Rental and leasing services

22 18 5.9 4.9 7.6 2.2 0.5 10.9

Professional and business services

1,062 838 6.8 5.3 6.5 5.1 7.3 5.6

Professional and technical services

351 281 3.8 3.0 3.2 2.9 4.5 3.1

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

711 557 11.4 8.7 11.2 8.4 11.6 9.3

Administrative and support services

657 516 11.7 9.1 12.0 8.7 11.4 9.6

Waste management and remediation services

26 30 6.6 6.4 6.5 7.2 - 3.0

Education and health services

826 723 3.7 3.1 3.8 3.0 3.6 3.2

Educational services

134 135 3.0 2.8 4.2 3.2 2.3 2.5

Health care and social assistance

692 588 3.9 3.2 3.6 2.8 3.9 3.3

Hospitals

144 118 2.3 1.9 1.9 1.7 2.5 1.9

Health services, except hospitals

378 359 4.1 3.8 4.7 2.9 3.9 4.0

Social assistance

169 111 6.9 4.5 5.1 6.8 7.3 4.1

Leisure and hospitality

1,047 1,069 8.0 7.8 7.7 8.0 8.3 7.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

177 214 7.5 8.7 8.1 9.3 6.9 8.2

Accommodation and food services

870 855 8.1 7.6 7.6 7.7 8.6 7.5

Accommodation

127 108 8.3 7.3 6.4 5.3 9.6 8.7

Food services and drinking places

743 747 8.1 7.6 7.8 8.0 8.4 7.3

Other services

304 350 4.8 5.4 4.8 5.4 4.7 5.4

Other services, except private households

234 281 4.3 5.0 4.8 5.3 3.7 4.6

Repair and maintenance

104 136 5.9 7.5 6.0 7.5 5.3 7.9

Personal and laundry services

88 103 5.1 6.0 6.3 3.5 4.6 7.1

Membership associations and organizations

42 42 2.2 2.0 1.9 2.7 2.4 1.4

Private households

69 69 7.4 8.0 3.7 - 7.8 7.7

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

151 197 11.0 12.2 7.2 12.8 22.9 10.7

Government wage and salary workers

581 521 2.7 2.4 3.4 2.7 2.3 2.3

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

310 425 3.2 4.2 3.5 4.2 2.8 4.1

No previous work experience

932 745 - - - - - -

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 08, 2015