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
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Total Men Women
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,885 8,962 7.0 5.7 7.3 5.5 6.7 6.0

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

8,216 6,766 6.8 5.5 7.0 5.2 6.5 5.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

52 70 4.7 6.1 5.1 6.4 2.8 4.7

Construction

697 604 8.5 7.0 8.5 7.5 8.9 3.0

Manufacturing

1,093 700 6.9 4.5 7.1 4.1 6.3 5.5

Durable goods

630 447 6.3 4.6 6.3 4.5 6.3 5.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

44 18 9.6 4.0 8.8 3.1 12.2 6.6

Primary and fabricated metal products

120 78 6.7 4.7 6.5 5.4 8.2 1.0

Machinery manufacturing

54 92 4.0 6.8 3.6 7.9 5.3 2.2

Computer and electronic products

87 59 6.9 4.6 7.9 2.9 4.8 7.9

Electrical equipment and appliances

30 12 6.9 3.0 7.3 3.0 5.7 3.0

Transportation equipment

136 66 5.8 3.0 5.2 2.8 7.9 3.5

Wood products

22 25 4.2 6.0 4.8 6.8 - -

Furniture and fixtures

46 27 8.7 6.2 8.3 5.5 10.1 7.6

Miscellaneous manufacturing

92 71 6.6 5.0 8.0 3.5 4.1 7.6

Nondurable goods

463 253 7.9 4.3 8.8 3.3 6.2 6.1

Food manufacturing

196 110 10.1 6.1 11.7 4.6 7.8 8.1

Beverage and tobacco products

14 7 5.1 2.1 6.9 2.9 - 0.0

Textile, apparel, and leather

55 48 8.8 7.8 9.6 5.3 7.7 9.6

Paper and printing

64 21 6.8 2.3 7.7 1.6 5.2 3.6

Petroleum and coal products

14 0 6.5 0.1 5.5 0.2 - -

Chemicals

90 42 7.0 3.1 8.8 3.0 3.7 3.1

Plastics and rubber products

30 23 5.1 4.5 4.8 3.4 5.8 6.9

Wholesale and retail trade

1,462 1,239 7.3 6.1 7.0 5.1 7.7 7.4

Wholesale trade

219 159 5.8 4.4 5.1 3.5 7.5 6.6

Retail trade

1,243 1,079 7.7 6.5 7.6 5.6 7.7 7.5

Transportation and utilities

369 351 6.0 5.3 6.0 4.2 6.3 9.3

Transportation and warehousing

337 339 6.5 6.0 6.5 4.8 6.6 10.5

Utilities

32 12 3.4 1.2 2.7 1.1 5.2 1.6

Information(3)

189 128 6.6 4.4 5.4 4.2 8.6 4.6

Publishing, except Internet

38 33 6.5 5.0 9.5 6.1 3.1 3.6

Motion picture and sound recording industries

8 23 2.0 5.1 2.3 6.3 1.2 3.5

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

33 28 5.8 4.8 3.8 6.6 10.1 0.3

Telecommunications

78 35 7.7 3.7 5.4 1.2 12.0 8.2

Financial activities

365 319 3.9 3.5 4.9 3.3 3.1 3.7

Finance and insurance

221 233 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.6

Finance

142 161 3.3 3.8 3.2 3.3 3.4 4.2

Insurance

79 72 3.2 3.0 3.8 3.5 2.9 2.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

144 86 5.7 3.6 8.1 3.2 2.7 4.1

Real estate

129 80 6.0 3.8 8.9 3.6 2.9 4.1

Rental and leasing services

15 7 4.1 2.0 5.1 1.3 0.4 3.9

Professional and business services

1,167 1,006 7.5 6.4 7.7 5.5 7.4 7.7

Professional and technical services

454 328 5.1 3.4 4.5 2.7 5.7 4.4

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

713 678 11.0 11.0 11.6 9.6 10.0 13.1

Administrative and support services

674 660 11.5 12.0 12.1 10.6 10.8 13.9

Waste management and remediation services

30 15 6.7 3.1 7.9 3.6 3.1 -

Education and health services

1,174 896 5.2 3.9 4.8 3.8 5.4 3.9

Educational services

297 222 6.7 4.6 4.1 4.1 8.0 4.8

Health care and social assistance

877 674 4.9 3.7 5.1 3.7 4.8 3.8

Hospitals

184 122 3.1 2.0 3.4 2.7 3.1 1.8

Health services, except hospitals

505 390 5.2 4.1 5.9 3.6 5.0 4.2

Social assistance

188 163 7.8 6.8 6.5 7.9 8.0 6.6

Leisure and hospitality

1,236 1,110 9.0 8.3 8.9 8.2 9.0 8.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

240 235 9.2 9.2 8.9 11.0 9.5 7.0

Accommodation and food services

996 875 8.9 8.0 8.9 7.4 8.9 8.6

Accommodation

119 121 7.9 8.1 5.1 6.0 9.8 9.6

Food services and drinking places

876 754 9.1 8.0 9.4 7.6 8.7 8.4

Other services

413 342 6.4 5.3 6.5 4.1 6.3 6.2

Other services, except private households

311 231 5.5 4.1 6.3 3.6 4.6 4.6

Repair and maintenance

107 71 5.8 4.1 5.7 4.4 6.9 1.5

Personal and laundry services

111 83 5.9 4.3 9.4 4.1 4.4 4.3

Membership associations and organizations

92 77 4.8 3.9 5.4 1.9 4.3 5.4

Private households

102 111 12.8 12.9 - - 12.5 11.9

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

147 131 9.4 7.5 7.1 7.3 16.4 8.1

Government wage and salary workers

827 605 3.9 3.0 4.1 3.1 3.8 2.8

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

554 417 5.5 4.1 5.7 3.9 5.1 4.5

No previous work experience

1,140 1,043 - - - - - -

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: October 03, 2014