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
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015
Total Men Women
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,855 9,498 7.0 6.1 7.5 6.5 6.5 5.6

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

8,437 7,334 7.0 6.0 7.4 6.1 6.5 5.8

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

72 64 6.5 6.0 7.0 6.8 2.6 0.5

Construction

1,045 811 12.3 9.8 12.5 10.3 10.5 5.8

Manufacturing

867 811 5.6 5.2 5.1 4.8 6.6 6.3

Durable goods

503 480 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.4 6.0 6.4

Nonmetallic mineral products

12 17 3.1 3.6 3.4 3.2 - 5.3

Primary and fabricated metal products

82 67 4.9 3.8 5.1 3.7 3.8 4.2

Machinery manufacturing

59 69 4.5 5.1 4.0 4.2 6.0 9.0

Computer and electronic products

71 65 5.0 5.5 3.7 5.9 7.8 4.5

Electrical equipment and appliances

11 25 2.7 5.7 0.9 5.5 6.5 6.3

Transportation equipment

120 81 5.1 3.3 4.9 3.8 5.6 2.0

Wood products

32 23 8.6 6.2 9.3 5.5 - -

Furniture and related products

40 15 9.1 3.9 10.7 4.7 5.5 2.0

Miscellaneous manufacturing

76 118 5.2 8.1 4.2 4.9 7.0 14.6

Nondurable goods

364 331 6.4 5.8 5.8 5.6 7.4 6.2

Food manufacturing

148 144 7.9 8.1 6.7 8.6 9.6 7.2

Beverage and tobacco products

10 23 3.2 7.9 5.1 10.1 0.3 2.9

Textile, apparel, and leather

64 41 11.1 6.7 8.1 5.9 14.6 7.3

Paper and printing

67 46 6.8 4.9 7.2 3.1 5.6 8.7

Petroleum and coal products

10 0 5.2 0.2 6.3 0.2 - -

Chemicals

46 45 3.6 3.3 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.1

Plastics and rubber products

19 31 3.9 5.9 3.3 5.4 5.2 7.6

Wholesale and retail trade

1,579 1,289 7.8 6.2 6.9 5.6 8.8 6.8

Wholesale trade

162 152 4.4 4.0 4.8 2.9 3.4 6.3

Retail trade

1,417 1,137 8.5 6.7 7.5 6.5 9.5 6.9

Transportation and utilities

411 330 6.8 5.2 6.6 4.3 7.7 8.6

Transportation and warehousing

386 311 7.5 5.8 7.2 4.8 8.3 9.6

Utilities

25 19 2.9 2.0 2.3 1.4 4.7 3.7

Information(3)

196 128 6.6 4.4 6.1 4.5 7.3 4.3

Publishing, except Internet

35 27 5.5 4.7 4.4 4.7 6.7 4.8

Motion picture and sound recording industries

42 41 10.3 10.1 5.0 9.1 19.1 12.2

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

57 19 8.8 3.6 9.3 3.3 7.9 4.3

Telecommunications

50 32 5.1 3.1 5.5 4.4 4.3 0.3

Financial activities

360 279 3.8 3.0 4.0 3.4 3.7 2.5

Finance and insurance

251 160 3.6 2.3 3.8 2.8 3.5 2.0

Finance

198 98 4.6 2.3 4.9 2.8 4.4 1.9

Insurance

54 62 2.0 2.3 1.8 2.6 2.2 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

109 119 4.4 4.7 4.5 5.0 4.3 4.3

Real estate

82 96 4.0 4.4 3.9 4.7 4.1 4.0

Rental and leasing services

27 23 6.6 6.4 6.6 6.0 6.4 7.6

Professional and business services

1,308 1,069 8.4 6.8 9.0 7.1 7.6 6.5

Professional and technical services

441 377 4.9 4.0 4.5 3.4 5.3 4.9

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

867 692 13.5 11.0 14.9 12.2 11.3 9.0

Administrative and support services

817 663 14.2 11.8 16.1 13.2 11.3 9.5

Waste management and remediation services

41 22 8.5 4.7 7.2 6.0 14.7 0.0

Education and health services

906 898 4.1 4.0 4.4 3.7 4.0 4.1

Educational services

179 213 3.8 4.3 5.0 5.3 3.2 3.8

Health care and social assistance

727 685 4.1 3.9 4.1 3.0 4.1 4.1

Hospitals

139 112 2.3 1.9 1.4 2.2 2.6 1.8

Health services, except hospitals

403 415 4.3 4.4 4.1 3.3 4.4 4.7

Social assistance

186 159 8.2 7.2 13.1 5.0 7.2 7.6

Leisure and hospitality

1,231 1,260 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.0 9.6 9.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

227 214 9.7 8.9 9.7 9.7 9.7 8.1

Accommodation and food services

1,005 1,046 9.4 9.5 9.3 8.9 9.6 10.0

Accommodation

172 169 10.3 9.8 9.5 6.3 10.9 12.2

Food services and drinking places

832 877 9.3 9.4 9.2 9.3 9.3 9.6

Other services

461 394 7.4 6.1 8.0 5.7 6.8 6.3

Other services, except private households

378 317 7.1 5.8 7.9 5.5 6.0 6.0

Repair and maintenance

147 129 8.2 7.5 8.0 7.6 8.9 6.2

Personal and laundry services

143 114 8.6 6.7 11.6 3.8 7.3 7.7

Membership associations and organizations

88 75 4.7 3.6 5.3 2.9 4.1 4.2

Private households

83 77 9.3 7.6 10.8 11.3 9.2 7.2

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

179 206 13.0 13.3 10.7 13.7 20.2 12.0

Government wage and salary workers

725 604 3.4 2.8 3.7 3.3 3.2 2.5

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

505 467 5.2 4.7 5.8 5.7 4.3 3.3

No previous work experience

1,008 885 - - - - - -

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: February 06, 2015