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
2014 2015 Total Men Women
2014 2015 2014 2015 2014 2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,617 8,296 6.2 5.3 6.3 5.4 6.1 5.2

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

7,267 6,299 5.9 5.1 5.9 5.1 5.9 5.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

52 84 4.7 8.6 5.0 9.1 2.5 5.4

Construction

762 624 8.9 7.3 9.3 7.5 5.5 5.4

Manufacturing

754 677 4.9 4.3 4.5 4.0 5.8 5.1

Durable goods

454 410 4.7 4.1 4.5 3.8 5.1 5.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

16 17 3.8 3.6 3.2 3.1 6.1 6.1

Primary metals and fabricated metal products

68 74 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2 3.9 4.3

Machinery manufacturing

65 49 4.8 3.7 4.7 3.7 5.1 3.9

Computers and electronic products

69 56 5.2 4.6 4.6 4.1 6.6 5.6

Electrical equipment and appliances

19 20 4.4 5.1 3.0 3.6 8.4 8.2

Transportation equipment

86 81 3.7 3.4 3.9 3.2 3.0 3.8

Wood products

23 19 5.9 4.7 6.4 4.1 2.8 9.0

Furniture and related products

24 20 5.9 4.9 6.2 4.5 5.1 6.1

Miscellaneous manufacturing

85 74 5.9 4.9 5.6 4.1 6.5 6.4

Nondurable goods

300 267 5.2 4.6 4.4 4.4 6.7 5.1

Food manufacturing

124 103 6.8 5.7 5.2 5.7 9.0 5.6

Beverage and tobacco products

10 9 3.4 3.2 3.6 3.8 2.9 2.0

Textiles, apparel, and leather

52 43 8.7 6.9 7.1 6.5 10.2 7.2

Paper manufacturing and printing

38 41 4.1 4.5 4.1 3.6 4.0 6.7

Petroleum and coal products

4 5 1.9 2.5 2.1 3.0 - -

Chemicals

48 43 3.5 3.1 3.5 3.1 3.5 3.1

Plastics and rubber products

24 22 4.9 4.2 4.6 4.2 5.4 4.3

Wholesale and retail trade

1,260 1,135 6.1 5.5 5.5 5.0 6.9 6.1

Wholesale trade

161 136 4.4 3.8 4.2 3.4 4.9 4.5

Retail trade

1,099 999 6.5 5.9 5.9 5.5 7.1 6.4

Transportation and utilities

357 275 5.7 4.4 5.3 3.8 7.1 6.4

Transportation and warehousing

336 254 6.3 4.8 5.9 4.2 7.9 6.7

Utilities

20 21 2.1 2.2 1.8 1.3 3.2 4.9

Information(3)

153 108 5.2 3.9 5.0 3.3 5.6 4.8

Publishing, except Internet

37 22 5.7 4.2 5.8 2.6 5.6 5.9

Motion pictures and sound recording industries

30 22 7.1 5.6 6.6 6.3 8.1 4.5

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

37 20 6.0 3.3 6.0 3.0 6.1 4.1

Telecommunications

39 29 4.0 3.1 3.6 2.9 4.7 3.4

Libraries, archives, and other information services

2 3 1.6 3.5 - 1.7 1.0 5.2

Financial activities

373 247 4.0 2.6 3.6 2.7 4.3 2.5

Finance and insurance

259 160 3.8 2.3 3.2 2.3 4.2 2.4

Finance

179 105 4.2 2.5 3.4 2.2 4.8 2.6

Insurance

80 55 3.1 2.1 2.9 2.4 3.2 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

114 86 4.5 3.3 4.4 3.5 4.6 3.0

Real estate

92 64 4.3 2.9 4.0 3.0 4.6 2.7

Rental and leasing services

22 23 6.0 5.8 6.1 5.4 5.5 6.7

Professional and business services

1,083 894 6.9 5.6 6.6 5.5 7.4 5.8

Professional and technical services

383 311 4.1 3.2 3.5 2.9 4.8 3.7

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

700 583 11.2 9.3 10.8 9.3 11.7 9.2

Administrative and support services

660 548 11.8 9.8 11.7 9.8 12.0 9.7

Waste management and remediation services

26 28 5.5 5.7 5.4 6.4 6.0 2.7

Education and health services

935 823 4.2 3.6 4.3 3.3 4.1 3.7

Educational services

230 213 4.9 4.4 5.8 4.5 4.5 4.4

Health care and social assistance

705 610 4.0 3.4 3.6 2.8 4.0 3.5

Hospitals

123 110 2.1 1.8 2.0 1.7 2.1 1.9

Health services, except hospitals

421 363 4.4 3.8 4.1 2.9 4.5 4.0

Social assistance

161 137 6.9 5.7 7.2 6.3 6.9 5.6

Leisure and hospitality

1,168 1,092 8.6 7.9 8.5 7.8 8.7 8.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

212 191 8.4 7.4 9.5 7.8 7.2 6.9

Accommodation and food services

956 902 8.6 8.0 8.2 7.8 9.1 8.2

Accommodation

127 120 7.9 7.2 5.7 5.5 9.5 8.5

Food services and drinking places

830 782 8.8 8.2 8.5 8.2 9.0 8.2

Other services

368 340 5.7 5.2 5.3 4.9 6.0 5.4

Other services, except private households

281 261 5.0 4.6 5.1 4.7 5.0 4.4

Repair and maintenance

104 119 5.9 6.5 5.9 6.4 5.9 7.1

Personal and laundry services

108 82 5.9 4.6 7.0 3.1 5.4 5.3

Membership associations and organizations

69 59 3.5 2.9 2.4 2.7 4.3 3.0

Private households

88 80 9.7 9.1 15.9 13.1 9.1 8.8

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

146 155 9.4 9.4 8.0 8.7 14.1 11.7

Government workers

678 573 3.2 2.7 3.4 2.8 3.2 2.6

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

440 389 4.4 3.9 4.9 4.0 3.8 3.7

No previous work experience

1,086 879 - - - - - -

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 10, 2016