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.
2015
Mar.
2016
Total Men Women
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,682 8,116 5.6 5.1 6.0 5.3 5.1 4.9

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

6,736 6,187 5.5 5.0 5.7 5.2 5.3 4.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

84 87 8.0 9.8 8.7 10.6 3.5 3.6

Construction

831 768 9.5 8.7 9.8 8.9 6.7 6.9

Manufacturing

734 669 4.8 4.3 4.3 4.3 5.8 4.2

Durable goods

469 398 4.8 4.0 4.4 4.3 5.9 3.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

12 27 3.0 5.5 1.1 5.7 8.9 4.1

Primary and fabricated metal products

73 64 4.2 3.8 4.4 3.7 3.5 3.9

Machinery manufacturing

48 38 3.6 3.2 3.9 3.5 2.2 1.9

Computer and electronic products

48 43 4.3 3.7 4.3 3.5 4.2 4.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

32 6 6.9 1.6 5.6 0.8 10.0 3.7

Transportation equipment

107 120 4.6 5.0 4.7 5.8 4.3 2.6

Wood products

16 32 3.6 8.0 3.4 9.0 - -

Furniture and related products

21 7 5.5 1.6 3.9 1.4 9.2 2.0

Miscellaneous manufacturing

112 60 7.1 3.7 5.8 3.8 9.5 3.5

Nondurable goods

265 271 4.7 4.6 4.2 4.1 5.7 5.5

Food manufacturing

102 95 5.8 5.3 6.2 5.7 5.0 4.8

Beverage and tobacco products

5 11 1.9 3.0 2.9 0.0 0.0 11.1

Textile, apparel, and leather

30 37 4.7 5.5 1.7 2.8 6.9 8.4

Paper and printing

42 50 4.6 5.2 3.3 5.1 7.8 5.5

Petroleum and coal products

0 10 0.0 5.5 0.0 1.8 - -

Chemicals

58 45 4.5 3.4 3.2 3.5 6.6 3.2

Plastics and rubber products

27 23 5.1 4.1 5.6 4.4 3.9 3.3

Wholesale and retail trade

1,252 1,031 6.0 5.1 6.1 5.0 5.9 5.2

Wholesale trade

160 145 4.2 3.8 4.5 3.2 3.5 5.2

Retail trade

1,092 886 6.4 5.4 6.6 5.5 6.2 5.2

Transportation and utilities

263 262 4.3 3.9 3.6 4.0 6.7 3.7

Transportation and warehousing

223 225 4.4 4.0 3.9 4.3 6.1 3.1

Utilities

40 37 3.9 3.4 2.1 2.4 8.9 6.5

Information(3)

84 124 3.0 4.4 2.4 3.9 4.0 5.3

Publishing, except Internet

19 20 4.2 3.5 2.6 1.5 5.7 5.4

Motion picture and sound recording industries

20 39 5.0 8.8 6.2 7.1 3.2 11.3

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

15 24 2.5 3.8 2.5 2.7 2.4 5.9

Telecommunications

18 30 1.7 3.7 1.5 4.8 2.1 1.3

Financial activities

248 294 2.6 3.0 2.6 2.5 2.6 3.4

Finance and insurance

173 201 2.5 2.8 2.9 2.4 2.2 3.2

Finance

119 108 2.8 2.5 2.9 2.0 2.7 2.9

Insurance

54 92 2.1 3.4 3.1 3.0 1.3 3.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

75 93 2.8 3.4 1.9 2.9 3.8 4.0

Real estate

61 71 2.6 3.1 2.1 2.1 3.1 4.0

Rental and leasing services

14 22 4.4 5.4 0.8 5.7 13.2 4.4

Professional and business services

1,019 910 6.5 5.5 5.7 5.6 7.6 5.4

Professional and technical services

314 256 3.3 2.5 2.8 2.2 4.0 3.0

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

705 654 11.4 10.2 10.1 10.8 13.5 9.3

Administrative and support services

685 614 12.4 10.7 11.1 11.9 14.4 9.2

Waste management and remediation services

13 31 2.8 6.3 3.5 3.7 0.0 17.4

Education and health services

742 788 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.5

Educational services

154 204 3.0 4.1 4.4 3.8 2.3 4.3

Health care and social assistance

588 584 3.3 3.2 2.7 2.8 3.5 3.3

Hospitals

123 108 2.0 1.7 2.6 2.2 1.9 1.6

Health services, except hospitals

348 371 3.7 3.9 2.5 2.7 4.0 4.2

Social assistance

116 105 4.9 4.1 4.4 4.8 5.0 4.0

Leisure and hospitality

1,135 981 8.6 7.2 8.2 6.8 8.9 7.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

237 152 10.3 6.3 10.7 7.3 9.9 5.0

Accommodation and food services

898 829 8.2 7.4 7.7 6.7 8.7 8.1

Accommodation

105 117 6.6 7.6 5.2 5.4 7.7 9.3

Food services and drinking places

792 712 8.5 7.4 8.0 6.9 8.9 7.9

Other services

344 273 5.4 4.3 5.7 3.3 5.1 5.3

Other services, except private households

299 186 5.4 3.3 5.5 3.2 5.2 3.5

Repair and maintenance

134 69 7.5 4.0 7.3 3.5 9.3 9.4

Personal and laundry services

105 58 6.1 3.2 5.4 4.5 6.4 2.7

Membership associations and organizations

60 59 2.9 2.9 2.6 2.0 3.1 3.6

Private households

45 86 5.3 12.1 11.3 - 4.7 12.1

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

251 176 14.9 10.7 15.3 8.4 13.4 18.0

Government wage and salary workers

509 656 2.4 3.0 2.9 3.4 2.0 2.7

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

456 409 4.5 4.0 4.9 3.8 4.0 4.3

No previous work experience

729 688 - - - - - -

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 01, 2016