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
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016
Total Men Women
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,573 7,066 4.8 4.4 4.9 4.6 4.7 4.3

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

5,810 5,415 4.7 4.3 4.8 4.3 4.7 4.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

80 37 8.5 4.7 9.1 4.8 3.5 3.6

Construction

536 517 6.2 5.7 6.4 5.9 4.5 4.2

Manufacturing

622 619 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8 4.2 4.2

Durable goods

384 341 3.9 3.4 3.8 3.5 4.4 3.4

Nonmetallic mineral products

6 27 1.2 6.4 1.4 5.1 - 12.1

Primary and fabricated metal products

75 58 4.3 3.6 4.7 3.2 2.4 5.2

Machinery manufacturing

55 52 4.3 4.1 5.3 4.1 0.7 4.2

Computer and electronic products

42 50 3.5 4.0 2.2 4.1 6.1 3.8

Electrical equipment and appliances

25 8 6.6 2.0 4.6 1.7 9.8 2.5

Transportation equipment

57 65 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.7 2.6 1.7

Wood products

36 30 8.3 7.5 8.1 8.4 - -

Furniture and related products

24 9 5.3 2.0 2.3 2.8 13.7 0.0

Miscellaneous manufacturing

63 43 4.3 2.8 4.2 2.3 4.5 3.7

Nondurable goods

238 278 4.1 4.7 4.3 4.5 3.8 5.1

Food manufacturing

76 96 4.2 5.2 4.4 5.6 3.8 4.7

Beverage and tobacco products

9 7 3.7 2.2 5.0 2.9 - 0.0

Textile, apparel, and leather

39 25 6.3 3.9 7.0 4.6 5.7 3.2

Paper and printing

50 24 5.2 2.8 4.8 2.0 6.1 4.7

Petroleum and coal products

6 42 3.0 18.9 3.9 13.3 - -

Chemicals

37 63 2.5 4.6 2.5 5.7 2.6 2.6

Plastics and rubber products

21 20 4.1 3.4 4.6 0.6 3.0 9.7

Wholesale and retail trade

1,013 915 5.0 4.4 4.7 4.0 5.2 5.0

Wholesale trade

110 107 3.1 3.0 2.6 2.4 4.1 4.4

Retail trade

903 808 5.4 4.7 5.3 4.4 5.4 5.1

Transportation and utilities

271 209 4.3 3.2 4.0 3.1 5.4 3.6

Transportation and warehousing

261 172 4.8 3.1 4.6 3.0 5.9 3.3

Utilities

11 38 1.1 3.6 0.6 3.1 2.9 5.5

Information(3)

111 115 4.3 4.2 3.5 2.8 5.6 6.6

Publishing, except Internet

21 34 4.1 6.8 1.1 3.5 7.6 11.3

Motion picture and sound recording industries

14 46 4.1 11.2 4.5 4.2 3.6 22.5

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

28 12 4.8 2.0 4.2 2.7 6.8 0.8

Telecommunications

40 19 4.8 2.1 5.1 2.6 4.3 1.2

Financial activities

251 273 2.6 2.8 2.3 2.5 2.9 3.2

Finance and insurance

152 126 2.1 1.8 1.6 1.5 2.6 2.1

Finance

108 83 2.4 2.0 1.7 1.7 3.0 2.2

Insurance

43 43 1.7 1.6 1.2 0.9 1.9 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

99 147 4.0 5.4 4.0 4.4 4.0 6.6

Real estate

66 117 3.2 5.0 2.6 3.8 3.7 6.5

Rental and leasing services

33 30 8.2 7.1 9.0 6.7 6.3 8.1

Professional and business services

839 753 5.2 4.5 4.9 4.6 5.7 4.4

Professional and technical services

331 253 3.4 2.5 3.2 2.5 3.7 2.5

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

508 499 8.1 7.7 7.5 7.9 9.0 7.6

Administrative and support services

477 475 8.5 8.2 7.8 8.4 9.5 7.9

Waste management and remediation services

25 14 5.4 2.8 5.0 3.3 6.6 0.5

Education and health services

734 716 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.2 3.1

Educational services

154 150 3.1 3.2 2.8 4.6 3.2 2.5

Health care and social assistance

580 566 3.2 3.1 3.3 2.9 3.2 3.2

Hospitals

79 110 1.3 1.8 1.7 1.4 1.2 1.9

Health services, except hospitals

350 362 3.6 3.8 3.1 3.7 3.7 3.8

Social assistance

151 94 6.2 3.9 9.2 4.4 5.6 3.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,005 1,011 7.4 7.1 7.3 7.2 7.6 7.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

204 186 8.1 6.9 9.1 6.2 6.9 7.6

Accommodation and food services

801 826 7.3 7.2 6.8 7.4 7.7 7.0

Accommodation

119 88 7.7 5.6 7.3 3.0 8.0 7.5

Food services and drinking places

682 737 7.2 7.4 6.7 8.0 7.7 6.9

Other services

348 249 5.3 3.8 5.0 3.1 5.6 4.4

Other services, except private households

256 187 4.4 3.2 4.6 2.8 4.2 3.7

Repair and maintenance

98 71 5.1 4.1 5.3 4.0 4.1 5.0

Personal and laundry services

75 62 4.5 3.2 3.3 1.2 5.0 4.0

Membership associations and organizations

82 53 3.8 2.5 4.2 1.7 3.5 3.2

Private households

93 62 11.2 8.0 - 16.3 10.0 7.1

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

170 156 10.2 9.6 8.7 8.3 15.3 12.9

Government wage and salary workers

472 449 2.2 2.1 2.5 2.5 1.9 1.8

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

332 376 3.4 3.8 3.2 4.0 3.6 3.3

No previous work experience

788 671 - - - - - -

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: December 02, 2016