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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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.
2021
Apr.
2022
Total Men Women
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,220 5,458 5.7 3.3 6.0 3.6 5.4 3.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

7,550 4,288 6.0 3.3 6.0 3.4 5.8 3.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

97 19 14.3 3.4 14.8 3.8 10.4 0.8

Construction

768 464 7.7 4.6 7.9 4.5 6.1 5.3

Manufacturing

861 489 5.8 3.2 5.3 2.8 6.9 4.0

Durable goods

505 312 5.5 3.3 5.4 2.9 5.7 4.3

Nonmetallic mineral products

31 26 7.6 5.4 8.4 5.8 5.9 3.9

Primary and fabricated metal products

59 55 3.8 3.3 4.1 3.1 2.4 4.4

Machinery manufacturing

35 30 2.7 2.5 3.4 2.8 0.2 1.2

Computer and electronic products

45 6 4.6 0.7 3.9 1.0 6.2 0.0

Electrical equipment and appliances

18 13 4.1 3.6 0.6 1.7 13.5 10.1

Transportation equipment

145 65 5.9 2.5 6.1 2.1 5.5 3.5

Wood products

36 25 9.0 6.5 8.7 6.8 10.3 -

Furniture and related products

33 9 9.7 2.8 10.7 1.8 7.1 5.7

Miscellaneous manufacturing

103 83 7.6 5.3 7.4 3.9 7.8 7.8

Nondurable goods

357 177 6.3 3.0 5.1 2.6 8.4 3.7

Food manufacturing

147 83 7.8 4.0 6.6 3.5 9.6 4.9

Beverage and tobacco products

18 13 5.4 3.6 1.5 3.5 17.4 3.6

Textile, apparel, and leather

35 15 7.5 3.3 8.1 0.6 6.7 5.5

Paper and printing

48 15 6.0 1.8 3.6 2.0 13.4 1.1

Petroleum and coal products

33 1 13.9 0.6 11.5 0.8 - -

Chemicals

35 25 2.4 1.8 2.3 1.1 2.6 2.7

Plastics and rubber products

40 24 7.7 4.6 7.4 4.9 8.4 4.2

Wholesale and retail trade

1,222 805 6.2 4.2 6.1 4.6 6.4 3.8

Wholesale trade

112 87 3.3 2.8 3.4 2.6 3.0 3.2

Retail trade

1,111 718 6.8 4.5 6.8 5.1 6.8 3.8

Transportation and utilities

530 287 6.8 3.4 6.4 3.3 7.8 3.8

Transportation and warehousing

503 271 7.5 3.6 7.0 3.6 9.0 3.8

Utilities

28 17 2.5 1.7 3.2 1.0 0.2 4.0

Information(3)

154 69 5.9 2.7 5.9 2.6 5.8 2.8

Publishing, except Internet

6 15 1.6 3.2 1.6 5.6 1.5 0.0

Motion picture and sound recording industries

70 26 14.3 4.6 16.7 3.8 10.3 6.5

Broadcasting (except internet)

24 16 5.6 4.9 5.8 5.6 5.3 4.1

Telecommunications

40 7 4.3 1.0 3.5 0.7 6.5 1.6

Financial activities

269 198 2.7 1.9 2.6 1.7 2.8 2.1

Finance and insurance

141 132 2.0 1.7 2.1 1.5 1.9 1.9

Finance

89 93 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.9 2.1 1.9

Insurance

53 39 2.0 1.4 2.7 0.8 1.6 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

127 66 4.8 2.4 3.9 2.1 5.8 2.7

Real estate

110 66 4.6 2.7 3.2 2.5 6.0 2.9

Rental and leasing services

17 0 6.4 0.0 8.1 0.0 - 0.0

Professional and business services

1,036 551 5.9 3.0 4.9 3.1 7.3 2.9

Professional and technical services

423 229 3.6 1.9 3.1 1.9 4.3 1.8

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

613 322 10.7 5.2 8.7 5.5 13.4 4.9

Administrative and support services

575 296 10.9 5.3 8.9 5.5 13.4 5.0

Waste management and remediation services

33 27 8.8 5.9 7.4 6.0 - -

Education and health services

846 556 3.4 2.2 3.2 2.2 3.5 2.2

Educational services

177 137 3.5 2.6 3.7 2.7 3.4 2.5

Health care and social assistance

669 419 3.4 2.1 3.0 2.0 3.6 2.2

Hospitals

121 94 1.8 1.4 1.9 1.4 1.8 1.4

Health services, except hospitals

376 220 3.6 2.1 3.3 1.7 3.7 2.3

Social assistance

171 105 6.8 4.0 5.0 6.1 7.1 3.5

Leisure and hospitality

1,372 641 10.8 4.8 10.6 4.1 10.9 5.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

247 105 10.9 3.9 9.5 4.7 12.6 2.9

Accommodation and food services

1,125 536 10.7 5.0 10.9 4.0 10.6 6.0

Accommodation

169 64 13.8 5.2 15.1 2.9 12.9 6.6

Food services and drinking places

956 472 10.3 5.0 10.4 4.1 10.3 5.9

Other services

395 209 6.2 3.3 6.0 3.7 6.4 2.9

Other services, except private households

346 166 6.0 2.9 6.0 3.8 6.1 1.9

Repair and maintenance

136 99 6.9 5.2 6.1 5.3 13.5 4.6

Personal and laundry services

158 49 8.8 2.6 10.6 3.4 8.0 2.3

Membership associations and organizations

51 18 2.6 0.9 3.0 1.0 2.3 0.9

Private households

49 43 7.6 6.8 - - 7.5 7.4

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

139 62 8.9 4.3 8.8 4.6 9.0 3.5

Government wage and salary workers

492 328 2.3 1.5 2.2 2.1 2.4 1.1

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

582 378 5.6 3.7 6.7 3.6 4.0 3.8

No previous work experience

457 402 - - - - - -

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). Effective with January 2020 data, industries reflect the introduction of the 2017 Census industry classification system, derived from the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). No historical data have been revised.

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2022