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
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Total Men Women
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,893 9,095 7.0 5.8 7.6 6.3 6.3 5.3

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

8,479 7,046 7.0 5.7 7.5 6.1 6.3 5.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

98 90 8.0 8.6 8.9 8.9 0.2 7.2

Construction

1,098 906 12.8 10.6 13.2 10.9 8.5 7.9

Manufacturing

843 814 5.5 5.2 5.1 4.9 6.3 6.1

Durable goods

454 456 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.2 4.9 6.1

Nonmetallic mineral products

22 16 4.9 3.9 4.0 2.4 9.6 9.0

Primary and fabricated metal products

81 76 4.7 4.3 3.9 4.7 8.8 2.2

Machinery manufacturing

50 48 3.7 3.5 3.5 2.2 4.5 9.0

Computer and electronic products

73 54 5.9 4.7 6.7 5.9 4.3 1.9

Electrical equipment and appliances

17 48 3.7 10.1 2.9 5.2 5.8 21.2

Transportation equipment

100 91 4.2 3.9 4.5 4.2 3.2 3.2

Wood products

29 13 8.1 3.0 9.0 2.5 - -

Furniture and related products

15 14 3.5 3.4 2.7 2.4 5.3 5.6

Miscellaneous manufacturing

68 96 4.8 6.6 4.9 5.6 4.7 8.5

Nondurable goods

389 357 6.9 6.2 6.2 6.3 8.1 6.1

Food manufacturing

148 136 8.2 7.7 6.3 8.4 10.7 6.7

Beverage and tobacco products

28 5 8.4 1.9 8.1 2.9 9.0 0.0

Textile, apparel, and leather

63 72 11.3 10.5 9.4 14.5 13.3 7.2

Paper and printing

68 58 7.0 6.4 7.1 5.2 6.8 9.1

Petroleum and coal products

7 0 3.5 0.0 4.2 0.0 - -

Chemicals

43 53 3.2 4.0 3.2 3.6 3.3 4.7

Plastics and rubber products

32 33 6.7 5.9 8.4 6.1 3.0 5.5

Wholesale and retail trade

1,571 1,193 7.6 5.7 7.6 5.0 7.6 6.7

Wholesale trade

175 150 4.7 4.0 4.6 3.0 4.8 6.1

Retail trade

1,396 1,043 8.3 6.1 8.5 5.6 8.0 6.7

Transportation and utilities

412 308 6.6 5.0 6.4 4.0 7.3 8.3

Transportation and warehousing

390 266 7.3 5.2 7.1 4.5 7.9 7.4

Utilities

22 43 2.5 4.2 1.9 1.1 4.2 11.8

Information(3)

145 130 4.8 4.5 4.7 4.2 4.9 4.9

Publishing, except Internet

31 30 4.7 5.9 1.8 5.2 7.6 6.5

Motion picture and sound recording industries

36 44 9.0 10.3 8.2 12.3 10.8 6.7

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

30 17 4.8 2.9 5.6 3.6 3.2 1.3

Telecommunications

38 20 3.7 1.9 4.1 2.1 2.8 1.3

Financial activities

400 292 4.2 3.1 4.1 3.4 4.3 2.9

Finance and insurance

240 178 3.5 2.6 3.0 2.6 3.8 2.7

Finance

188 118 4.3 2.8 3.9 2.2 4.5 3.3

Insurance

52 60 2.1 2.3 1.2 3.3 2.7 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

160 114 6.3 4.4 6.6 5.1 5.9 3.6

Real estate

115 75 5.4 3.4 4.9 4.0 5.8 2.7

Rental and leasing services

45 39 11.2 10.2 12.3 9.8 7.8 10.9

Professional and business services

1,324 911 8.6 5.8 9.0 6.2 8.1 5.0

Professional and technical services

439 314 4.8 3.3 4.1 3.4 5.7 3.1

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

885 597 14.0 9.7 15.4 10.4 11.9 8.4

Administrative and support services

826 584 14.6 10.5 16.5 11.5 11.7 9.0

Waste management and remediation services

39 11 8.9 2.4 6.9 3.1 17.7 0.0

Education and health services

893 794 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.9 4.2 3.4

Educational services

165 161 3.5 3.2 4.0 4.7 3.2 2.4

Health care and social assistance

728 632 4.1 3.6 3.1 3.5 4.4 3.6

Hospitals

129 135 2.1 2.3 1.9 2.2 2.2 2.3

Health services, except hospitals

421 367 4.5 3.9 3.1 3.9 4.9 3.9

Social assistance

178 130 7.5 5.7 7.6 7.0 7.5 5.4

Leisure and hospitality

1,336 1,165 10.3 8.8 10.7 9.0 10.0 8.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

253 240 10.7 9.9 10.9 10.1 10.5 9.8

Accommodation and food services

1,083 925 10.3 8.5 10.6 8.7 9.9 8.3

Accommodation

173 110 10.5 6.7 9.9 3.3 11.0 9.4

Food services and drinking places

910 815 10.2 8.8 10.7 9.6 9.7 8.1

Other services

359 443 5.9 6.7 5.6 6.4 6.1 7.0

Other services, except private households

279 351 5.3 6.1 5.4 6.3 5.2 6.0

Repair and maintenance

101 159 6.0 8.8 5.8 9.5 7.3 2.8

Personal and laundry services

117 136 7.2 7.7 9.2 5.7 6.2 8.5

Membership associations and organizations

61 56 3.2 2.6 2.7 1.2 3.6 3.8

Private households

80 92 8.9 10.2 12.5 10.6 8.5 10.1

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

153 196 11.4 12.7 9.7 11.5 16.6 17.1

Government wage and salary workers

683 513 3.2 2.4 3.6 2.9 2.9 2.0

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

496 495 5.0 5.1 5.7 5.7 4.0 4.2

No previous work experience

1,083 845 - - - - - -

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: March 06, 2015