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
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Total Men Women
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,498 8,309 6.1 5.3 6.5 5.5 5.6 5.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

7,334 6,496 6.0 5.2 6.1 5.4 5.8 5.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

64 79 6.0 8.1 6.8 8.5 0.5 5.4

Construction

811 729 9.8 8.5 10.3 8.8 5.8 6.5

Manufacturing

811 669 5.2 4.3 4.8 4.2 6.3 4.7

Durable goods

480 426 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.5 6.4 4.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

17 23 3.6 4.6 3.2 5.5 5.3 0.0

Primary and fabricated metal products

67 57 3.8 3.2 3.7 3.3 4.2 2.4

Machinery manufacturing

69 58 5.1 4.3 4.2 5.2 9.0 1.3

Computer and electronic products

65 61 5.5 5.0 5.9 5.3 4.5 4.4

Electrical equipment and appliances

25 12 5.7 3.6 5.5 4.0 6.3 2.8

Transportation equipment

81 84 3.3 3.8 3.8 4.0 2.0 3.1

Wood products

23 44 6.2 10.7 5.5 11.1 - -

Furniture and related products

15 18 3.9 4.1 4.7 1.9 2.0 10.7

Miscellaneous manufacturing

118 69 8.1 4.9 4.9 3.6 14.6 7.4

Nondurable goods

331 243 5.8 4.2 5.6 3.6 6.2 5.2

Food manufacturing

144 119 8.1 6.4 8.6 7.0 7.2 5.5

Beverage and tobacco products

23 9 7.9 3.0 10.1 3.4 2.9 2.1

Textile, apparel, and leather

41 27 6.7 4.6 5.9 2.1 7.3 6.8

Paper and printing

46 30 4.9 3.2 3.1 1.0 8.7 7.9

Petroleum and coal products

0 5 0.2 3.2 0.2 3.9 - -

Chemicals

45 29 3.3 2.1 3.4 1.3 3.1 3.3

Plastics and rubber products

31 24 5.9 4.2 5.4 4.0 7.6 4.7

Wholesale and retail trade

1,289 1,230 6.2 6.0 5.6 5.7 6.8 6.3

Wholesale trade

152 171 4.0 4.7 2.9 4.2 6.3 6.0

Retail trade

1,137 1,059 6.7 6.2 6.5 6.2 6.9 6.3

Transportation and utilities

330 337 5.2 5.1 4.3 5.0 8.6 5.6

Transportation and warehousing

311 314 5.8 5.6 4.8 5.4 9.6 6.2

Utilities

19 23 2.0 2.4 1.4 2.3 3.7 2.7

Information(3)

128 129 4.4 4.6 4.5 3.9 4.3 5.7

Publishing, except Internet

27 30 4.7 5.7 4.7 4.0 4.8 7.9

Motion picture and sound recording industries

41 32 10.1 7.5 9.1 9.3 12.2 4.7

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

19 23 3.6 3.9 3.3 3.0 4.3 6.0

Telecommunications

32 28 3.1 3.1 4.4 3.1 0.3 3.0

Financial activities

279 295 3.0 3.1 3.4 2.8 2.5 3.3

Finance and insurance

160 191 2.3 2.7 2.8 2.4 2.0 2.9

Finance

98 135 2.3 3.1 2.8 2.7 1.9 3.5

Insurance

62 56 2.3 2.1 2.6 1.7 2.1 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

119 105 4.7 4.2 5.0 4.0 4.3 4.4

Real estate

96 75 4.4 3.6 4.7 2.6 4.0 4.7

Rental and leasing services

23 29 6.4 6.9 6.0 9.1 7.6 2.3

Professional and business services

1,069 886 6.8 5.6 7.1 5.1 6.5 6.3

Professional and technical services

377 286 4.0 3.0 3.4 2.9 4.9 3.2

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

692 600 11.0 9.6 12.2 8.5 9.0 11.1

Administrative and support services

663 589 11.8 10.5 13.2 9.6 9.5 11.7

Waste management and remediation services

22 4 4.7 0.9 6.0 0.0 0.0 4.8

Education and health services

898 751 4.0 3.2 3.7 3.0 4.1 3.3

Educational services

213 140 4.3 2.9 5.3 3.2 3.8 2.7

Health care and social assistance

685 611 3.9 3.3 3.0 3.0 4.1 3.4

Hospitals

112 94 1.9 1.5 2.2 1.4 1.8 1.6

Health services, except hospitals

415 381 4.4 3.9 3.3 3.4 4.7 4.0

Social assistance

159 136 7.2 5.4 5.0 5.9 7.6 5.3

Leisure and hospitality

1,260 1,056 9.4 7.7 9.0 7.1 9.7 8.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

214 191 8.9 8.1 9.7 8.4 8.1 7.7

Accommodation and food services

1,046 865 9.5 7.7 8.9 6.8 10.0 8.5

Accommodation

169 133 9.8 8.4 6.3 7.4 12.2 9.3

Food services and drinking places

877 732 9.4 7.6 9.3 6.7 9.6 8.3

Other services

394 336 6.1 5.2 5.7 5.6 6.3 4.8

Other services, except private households

317 274 5.8 4.8 5.5 5.4 6.0 4.1

Repair and maintenance

129 124 7.5 6.8 7.6 7.2 6.2 2.9

Personal and laundry services

114 86 6.7 5.1 3.8 3.2 7.7 5.7

Membership associations and organizations

75 64 3.6 2.9 2.9 3.4 4.2 2.6

Private households

77 62 7.6 8.0 11.3 - 7.2 7.4

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

206 196 13.3 13.0 13.7 11.5 12.0 17.9

Government wage and salary workers

604 512 2.8 2.4 3.3 2.4 2.5 2.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

467 394 4.7 4.0 5.7 4.1 3.3 4.0

No previous work experience

885 711 - - - - - -

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: February 05, 2016