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
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015
Total Men Women
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,537 8,682 6.8 5.6 7.1 6.0 6.4 5.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

8,110 6,736 6.7 5.5 6.9 5.7 6.4 5.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

60 84 5.3 8.0 6.0 8.7 0.2 3.5

Construction

950 831 11.3 9.5 11.6 9.8 7.8 6.7

Manufacturing

826 734 5.4 4.8 4.9 4.3 6.5 5.8

Durable goods

471 469 4.9 4.8 4.4 4.4 6.3 5.9

Nonmetallic mineral products

22 12 5.3 3.0 3.7 1.1 11.8 8.9

Primary and fabricated metal products

62 73 3.9 4.2 2.9 4.4 9.2 3.5

Machinery manufacturing

71 48 5.0 3.6 4.8 3.9 5.8 2.2

Computer and electronic products

64 48 5.4 4.3 4.4 4.3 7.3 4.2

Electrical equipment and appliances

34 32 6.9 6.9 5.3 5.6 11.2 10.0

Transportation equipment

79 107 3.3 4.6 3.8 4.7 2.0 4.3

Wood products

30 16 8.3 3.6 6.5 3.4 - -

Furniture and related products

24 21 5.9 5.5 7.6 3.9 1.3 9.2

Miscellaneous manufacturing

85 112 6.2 7.1 5.8 5.8 6.9 9.5

Nondurable goods

355 265 6.2 4.7 5.9 4.2 6.8 5.7

Food manufacturing

118 102 6.6 5.8 6.1 6.2 7.3 5.0

Beverage and tobacco products

21 5 7.1 1.9 7.3 2.9 6.7 0.0

Textile, apparel, and leather

68 30 10.8 4.7 12.8 1.7 8.7 6.9

Paper and printing

51 42 5.5 4.6 5.5 3.3 5.5 7.8

Petroleum and coal products

7 0 3.5 0.0 4.0 0.0 - -

Chemicals

61 58 4.5 4.5 3.9 3.2 5.7 6.6

Plastics and rubber products

29 27 6.0 5.1 5.4 5.6 7.3 3.9

Wholesale and retail trade

1,414 1,252 6.8 6.0 6.4 6.1 7.3 5.9

Wholesale trade

169 160 4.6 4.2 4.5 4.5 4.9 3.5

Retail trade

1,245 1,092 7.3 6.4 7.0 6.6 7.6 6.2

Transportation and utilities

424 263 6.8 4.3 6.6 3.6 7.4 6.7

Transportation and warehousing

394 223 7.3 4.4 7.2 3.9 7.9 6.1

Utilities

30 40 3.4 3.9 2.9 2.1 4.8 8.9

Information(3)

161 84 5.1 3.0 4.5 2.4 6.2 4.0

Publishing, except Internet

40 19 6.3 4.2 4.7 2.6 8.4 5.7

Motion picture and sound recording industries

41 20 9.0 5.0 9.1 6.2 8.8 3.2

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

30 15 4.6 2.5 4.0 2.5 5.9 2.4

Telecommunications

42 18 3.8 1.7 3.3 1.5 4.6 2.1

Financial activities

403 248 4.2 2.6 3.5 2.6 4.8 2.6

Finance and insurance

244 173 3.6 2.5 2.2 2.9 4.6 2.2

Finance

159 119 3.7 2.8 2.3 2.9 4.8 2.7

Insurance

84 54 3.3 2.1 1.9 3.1 4.2 1.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

159 75 6.0 2.8 6.4 1.9 5.5 3.8

Real estate

115 61 5.1 2.6 5.1 2.1 5.0 3.1

Rental and leasing services

44 14 11.1 4.4 11.2 0.8 10.8 13.2

Professional and business services

1,273 1,019 8.1 6.5 7.8 5.7 8.4 7.6

Professional and technical services

404 314 4.4 3.3 3.4 2.8 5.7 4.0

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

869 705 13.2 11.4 13.4 10.1 12.9 13.5

Administrative and support services

814 685 13.7 12.4 14.1 11.1 13.0 14.4

Waste management and remediation services

42 13 10.8 2.8 9.2 3.5 - 0.0

Education and health services

900 742 4.0 3.3 4.1 3.3 4.0 3.2

Educational services

188 154 4.1 3.0 5.4 4.4 3.4 2.3

Health care and social assistance

712 588 4.0 3.3 3.5 2.7 4.1 3.5

Hospitals

139 123 2.3 2.0 1.8 2.6 2.4 1.9

Health services, except hospitals

416 348 4.4 3.7 4.4 2.5 4.4 4.0

Social assistance

157 116 6.7 4.9 5.7 4.4 6.9 5.0

Leisure and hospitality

1,312 1,135 10.2 8.6 10.2 8.2 10.1 8.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

215 237 9.4 10.3 9.8 10.7 9.0 9.9

Accommodation and food services

1,097 898 10.3 8.2 10.3 7.7 10.3 8.7

Accommodation

147 105 9.7 6.6 9.4 5.2 9.9 7.7

Food services and drinking places

951 792 10.4 8.5 10.4 8.0 10.4 8.9

Other services

386 344 6.2 5.4 5.9 5.7 6.4 5.1

Other services, except private households

312 299 5.8 5.4 5.8 5.5 5.9 5.2

Repair and maintenance

116 134 7.0 7.5 7.0 7.3 6.9 9.3

Personal and laundry services

137 105 8.0 6.1 7.9 5.4 8.1 6.4

Membership associations and organizations

59 60 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.6 3.3 3.1

Private households

74 45 7.9 5.3 - 11.3 7.8 4.7

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

213 251 14.9 14.9 9.9 15.3 29.7 13.4

Government wage and salary workers

681 509 3.2 2.4 3.3 2.9 3.0 2.0

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

485 456 4.9 4.5 5.8 4.9 3.6 4.0

No previous work experience

1,049 729 - - - - - -

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: April 03, 2015