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
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014
Total Men Women
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,984 8,331 6.5 5.4 6.8 5.7 6.1 4.9

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

7,662 6,341 6.3 5.2 6.6 5.4 6.0 4.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

38 45 3.6 4.1 3.6 4.4 3.4 2.1

Construction

958 680 11.4 8.3 11.1 8.6 14.3 5.8

Manufacturing

854 596 5.5 3.9 5.2 3.7 6.3 4.6

Durable goods

571 368 5.8 3.8 5.6 3.6 6.4 4.3

Nonmetallic mineral products

15 18 3.5 4.1 3.2 2.6 4.4 10.3

Primary and fabricated metal products

126 48 7.3 2.8 8.2 3.1 2.5 1.2

Machinery manufacturing

51 58 4.1 4.4 3.2 4.1 7.0 5.8

Computer and electronic products

73 43 5.2 3.5 3.8 4.4 8.1 1.6

Electrical equipment and appliances

31 24 6.9 6.2 8.6 4.9 3.2 8.8

Transportation equipment

147 45 6.4 1.9 5.6 2.1 8.9 1.3

Wood products

35 9 8.0 2.7 8.3 3.2 - -

Furniture and fixtures

24 23 6.1 5.3 5.4 6.4 7.9 2.6

Miscellaneous manufacturing

70 99 4.8 6.9 4.5 5.6 5.3 9.5

Nondurable goods

283 228 5.0 4.2 4.4 3.7 6.2 5.0

Food manufacturing

108 72 5.8 4.3 4.8 3.4 7.3 5.6

Beverage and tobacco products

13 15 5.2 5.6 7.3 4.5 0.5 8.4

Textile, apparel, and leather

36 39 6.7 7.7 4.0 6.8 9.3 8.4

Paper and printing

50 27 5.1 2.9 5.4 2.3 4.4 4.4

Petroleum and coal products

11 5 5.7 3.0 6.8 4.1 - -

Chemicals

36 43 2.8 3.2 2.2 3.8 4.0 2.1

Plastics and rubber products

29 25 5.6 4.9 4.5 4.4 8.4 6.3

Wholesale and retail trade

1,253 1,125 6.2 5.3 5.9 5.2 6.6 5.5

Wholesale trade

143 159 4.0 4.2 4.4 3.9 3.2 4.7

Retail trade

1,109 966 6.7 5.5 6.4 5.5 7.0 5.5

Transportation and utilities

379 261 6.2 4.2 5.7 3.8 8.1 5.6

Transportation and warehousing

344 242 6.6 4.6 5.9 4.3 9.1 5.8

Utilities

35 19 3.9 2.0 4.4 1.2 2.7 4.2

Information(3)

133 167 4.8 5.7 5.3 6.0 4.1 5.2

Publishing, except Internet

15 21 2.5 3.3 2.6 1.8 2.4 4.8

Motion picture and sound recording industries

33 49 8.2 12.1 6.8 11.6 10.4 13.3

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

38 26 6.6 4.5 9.3 5.7 0.0 1.8

Telecommunications

33 63 3.6 6.1 3.0 6.6 5.0 5.3

Financial activities

394 328 4.2 3.4 4.5 3.4 3.8 3.4

Finance and insurance

266 211 3.8 3.0 4.5 2.5 3.3 3.4

Finance

195 140 4.5 3.2 5.3 2.6 3.7 3.7

Insurance

72 71 2.8 2.6 3.0 2.3 2.6 2.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

127 117 5.1 4.7 4.5 5.5 5.8 3.6

Real estate

108 100 5.1 4.6 4.1 5.6 6.2 3.5

Rental and leasing services

19 17 4.8 4.9 5.8 5.1 2.5 4.1

Professional and business services

1,139 903 7.3 5.8 7.4 6.0 7.2 5.6

Professional and technical services

371 300 4.0 3.2 3.9 3.0 4.1 3.4

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

768 603 11.9 9.8 11.9 10.1 12.1 9.5

Administrative and support services

741 582 12.8 10.5 13.0 10.9 12.5 9.8

Waste management and remediation services

18 14 3.8 3.4 3.2 4.1 6.8 0.0

Education and health services

897 868 4.0 3.8 4.3 4.6 3.9 3.5

Educational services

167 215 3.6 4.4 4.4 6.9 3.2 3.0

Health care and social assistance

729 653 4.1 3.7 4.2 3.6 4.0 3.7

Hospitals

133 87 2.2 1.5 2.4 2.9 2.2 1.0

Health services, except hospitals

445 427 4.6 4.5 4.8 3.6 4.5 4.7

Social assistance

151 139 6.7 5.9 7.0 6.6 6.6 5.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,194 1,022 9.0 7.5 9.1 7.4 8.9 7.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

236 166 10.2 6.8 10.8 9.5 9.4 3.8

Accommodation and food services

958 856 8.7 7.7 8.6 6.9 8.8 8.5

Accommodation

171 126 10.4 7.4 9.5 4.4 11.0 9.6

Food services and drinking places

787 730 8.4 7.8 8.5 7.2 8.4 8.3

Other services

423 346 6.6 5.4 6.2 5.7 7.0 5.1

Other services, except private households

338 264 6.1 4.7 6.3 5.0 5.9 4.4

Repair and maintenance

151 101 8.0 6.1 7.8 6.2 9.7 5.3

Personal and laundry services

104 104 5.7 5.7 1.9 7.5 7.6 4.9

Membership associations and organizations

84 59 4.6 2.8 6.4 1.5 3.2 3.8

Private households

85 83 9.2 9.7 - 26.9 9.9 7.6

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

170 189 12.0 12.1 9.8 11.1 19.1 15.6

Government wage and salary workers

627 574 3.0 2.8 3.4 3.4 2.7 2.3

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

518 412 5.3 4.2 5.7 4.4 4.7 4.0

No previous work experience

1,007 814 - - - - - -

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: January 09, 2015