HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
26. Unemployed persons by industry, class of worker, and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Industry and class of worker Total unemployed Unemployment rates
2012 2013 Total Men Women
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013

Total, 16 years and over(1)

12,506 11,460 8.1 7.4 8.2 7.6 7.9 7.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

9,531 8,693 7.9 7.2 8.0 7.4 7.8 6.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

59 64 6.0 5.8 6.2 5.8 4.6 5.9

Construction

1,129 935 13.9 11.3 14.1 11.6 11.1 8.9

Manufacturing

1,122 1,019 7.3 6.6 6.7 6.3 8.7 7.4

Durable goods

693 612 7.2 6.3 6.8 6.0 8.2 7.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

37 29 8.9 6.9 9.3 6.9 7.1 6.9

Primary metals and fabricated metal products

127 121 7.3 7.2 7.3 6.9 7.4 8.9

Machinery manufacturing

80 64 5.9 5.0 5.2 4.4 8.3 7.0

Computers and electronic products

83 82 6.2 6.0 5.6 5.5 7.5 7.2

Electrical equipment and appliances

35 24 8.4 5.6 7.4 5.9 10.4 5.0

Transportation equipment

147 132 6.8 5.7 6.9 5.3 6.6 7.1

Wood products

37 33 9.2 7.9 9.1 8.0 10.0 7.6

Furniture and fixtures

32 34 7.7 7.9 7.0 7.7 9.7 8.4

Miscellaneous manufacturing

114 93 8.1 6.6 7.0 6.5 9.8 6.9

Nondurable goods

430 407 7.5 7.1 6.5 6.8 9.3 7.5

Food manufacturing

162 161 8.9 8.7 8.2 8.4 10.0 9.3

Beverage and tobacco products

16 18 5.6 6.2 6.0 6.6 4.4 5.3

Textiles, apparel, and leather

58 53 9.5 9.1 7.1 7.3 11.6 10.8

Paper manufacturing and printing

79 61 8.4 6.2 6.7 6.4 12.7 5.9

Petroleum and coal products

11 11 5.1 5.5 4.2 5.4 - -

Chemicals

70 63 5.2 4.9 5.0 5.3 5.6 3.9

Plastics and rubber products

33 40 6.4 7.1 5.6 6.8 8.3 8.2

Wholesale and retail trade

1,663 1,463 8.1 7.3 7.4 6.8 9.0 7.8

Wholesale trade

225 199 6.0 5.4 5.1 4.8 8.0 6.9

Retail trade

1,438 1,264 8.6 7.7 8.0 7.4 9.2 8.0

Transportation and utilities

410 406 6.9 6.6 6.6 6.4 8.1 7.4

Transportation and warehousing

372 369 7.4 7.1 7.1 6.8 8.4 8.0

Utilities

38 37 4.3 4.1 3.4 4.1 6.7 4.1

Information(3)

218 175 7.6 6.2 6.6 5.9 9.4 6.7

Publishing, except Internet

39 31 6.5 5.2 7.3 6.8 5.6 3.4

Motion pictures and sound recording industries

49 38 12.9 9.3 12.0 8.6 14.7 10.7

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

35 30 6.2 5.2 5.2 5.1 8.1 5.6

Telecommunications

76 60 7.2 6.1 5.4 4.7 10.9 8.6

Libraries, archives, and other information services

7 5 8.0 5.9 - - 7.5 4.2

Financial activities

466 424 5.1 4.5 4.6 4.8 5.4 4.3

Finance and insurance

302 274 4.5 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.9 4.0

Finance

200 180 4.6 4.1 4.0 4.5 5.0 3.9

Insurance

102 94 4.4 3.7 3.8 3.1 4.7 4.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

164 150 6.6 6.0 6.1 6.4 7.3 5.5

Real estate

128 123 6.2 5.8 5.4 6.2 7.1 5.4

Rental and leasing services

36 27 8.7 7.1 8.6 7.3 8.8 6.4

Professional and business services

1,358 1,284 8.9 8.3 8.5 8.2 9.3 8.4

Professional and technical services

487 444 5.4 4.9 4.5 4.3 6.6 5.5

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

871 840 13.7 13.1 13.7 13.2 13.8 13.0

Administrative and support services

822 804 14.4 13.9 14.4 14.1 14.3 13.7

Waste management and remediation services

40 31 9.0 6.8 8.7 6.6 10.5 7.5

Education and health services

1,232 1,098 5.5 4.9 5.3 4.8 5.6 5.0

Educational services

295 274 6.5 6.0 5.9 5.5 6.8 6.3

Health care and social assistance

938 825 5.3 4.6 5.1 4.5 5.4 4.7

Hospitals

159 149 2.9 2.6 3.0 3.4 2.9 2.4

Health services, except hospitals

560 490 5.8 5.0 5.2 4.8 5.9 5.0

Social assistance

218 186 8.8 8.0 10.5 7.1 8.5 8.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,403 1,379 10.4 10.0 9.7 9.9 11.0 10.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

243 246 9.7 9.3 10.0 10.3 9.3 8.2

Accommodation and food services

1,160 1,133 10.6 10.1 9.6 9.8 11.4 10.4

Accommodation

164 146 10.6 9.3 8.8 8.5 11.9 9.9

Food services and drinking places

996 987 10.6 10.3 9.8 10.0 11.3 10.5

Other services

470 445 7.2 6.9 7.3 6.5 7.0 7.2

Other services, except private households

376 358 6.5 6.3 7.2 6.4 5.8 6.2

Repair and maintenance

154 143 8.2 7.7 8.5 7.6 6.3 9.0

Personal and laundry services

128 121 6.8 6.5 7.2 6.2 6.7 6.7

Membership associations and organizations

94 95 4.7 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.8 5.1

Private households

94 87 11.4 10.7 11.5 11.0 11.3 10.7

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

188 141 12.4 10.1 11.3 8.5 16.0 15.4

Government workers

923 851 4.3 4.0 4.2 4.0 4.4 4.0

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

547 527 5.4 5.3 5.8 5.8 4.7 4.5

No previous work experience

1,316 1,247 - - - - - -

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 50,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 26, 2014