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
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Total Men Women
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,773 8,680 7.0 5.5 7.1 5.3 6.8 5.8

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

8,011 6,580 6.6 5.4 6.7 4.9 6.5 5.8

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

67 53 6.1 4.5 5.5 4.7 9.3 3.0

Construction

733 542 9.0 6.4 9.2 6.8 6.9 2.8

Manufacturing

956 658 6.2 4.3 6.2 3.7 6.2 5.6

Durable goods

609 424 6.1 4.4 6.1 4.3 6.2 4.8

Nonmetallic mineral products

29 23 7.2 5.3 6.1 5.0 10.2 6.5

Primary and fabricated metal products

108 65 6.3 3.7 6.4 4.0 5.7 2.3

Machinery manufacturing

61 69 4.7 5.7 3.8 5.5 7.1 6.5

Computer and electronic products

88 41 6.5 3.2 6.5 3.3 6.4 2.9

Electrical equipment and appliances

23 17 5.5 4.4 6.7 3.9 2.7 5.5

Transportation equipment

141 70 5.9 3.1 5.0 3.0 9.0 3.5

Wood products

38 20 8.4 5.0 9.5 5.1 - 4.7

Furniture and fixtures

37 32 7.4 7.6 7.8 4.5 5.6 13.8

Miscellaneous manufacturing

85 86 6.0 5.9 7.4 6.3 3.5 5.1

Nondurable goods

348 235 6.3 4.1 6.3 2.5 6.2 6.6

Food manufacturing

141 112 8.1 6.4 8.1 2.9 8.0 11.2

Beverage and tobacco products

13 5 5.1 1.8 7.1 2.3 - -

Textile, apparel, and leather

49 54 8.6 8.3 7.3 8.6 10.0 8.1

Paper and printing

34 22 3.6 2.2 3.5 1.1 3.9 4.5

Petroleum and coal products

6 0 3.2 0.1 3.7 0.2 - -

Chemicals

77 33 5.9 2.4 6.5 2.6 4.8 2.1

Plastics and rubber products

28 9 4.9 1.9 5.4 0.6 3.3 5.2

Wholesale and retail trade

1,355 1,031 6.8 5.1 6.3 4.6 7.5 5.7

Wholesale trade

150 148 4.2 4.2 3.5 3.7 5.8 5.4

Retail trade

1,205 883 7.4 5.2 7.1 4.8 7.8 5.7

Transportation and utilities

390 295 6.4 4.5 6.2 4.1 6.8 6.4

Transportation and warehousing

336 289 6.5 5.3 6.2 4.8 7.5 7.1

Utilities

54 6 5.6 0.6 6.4 0.0 3.3 2.7

Information(3)

217 139 7.9 4.7 8.1 4.9 7.6 4.4

Publishing, except Internet

35 28 6.1 4.3 6.9 5.0 5.0 3.6

Motion picture and sound recording industries

43 21 10.4 5.0 10.7 3.6 9.8 7.8

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

49 47 8.2 7.8 9.8 10.3 5.0 1.2

Telecommunications

65 34 7.4 3.4 5.4 2.1 10.8 5.8

Financial activities

442 331 4.6 3.6 4.7 3.7 4.6 3.5

Finance and insurance

298 223 4.2 3.3 4.3 3.5 4.2 3.1

Finance

200 133 4.5 3.1 4.4 2.8 4.6 3.3

Insurance

98 90 3.8 3.7 4.1 4.8 3.5 2.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

144 108 5.7 4.6 5.5 4.2 6.1 5.1

Real estate

122 86 5.7 4.3 6.2 4.6 5.3 3.8

Rental and leasing services

22 22 5.7 6.5 2.7 2.4 16.1 18.1

Professional and business services

1,208 1,004 7.5 6.5 7.1 5.8 8.1 7.3

Professional and technical services

454 367 4.8 4.0 4.3 3.4 5.4 4.7

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

754 637 11.3 10.1 10.6 9.2 12.5 11.6

Administrative and support services

699 598 11.7 10.7 10.6 9.5 13.4 12.3

Waste management and remediation services

46 37 10.1 7.6 11.4 8.5 5.6 3.5

Education and health services

946 1,011 4.2 4.4 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.4

Educational services

244 237 5.4 4.7 4.9 5.6 5.6 4.2

Health care and social assistance

702 774 4.0 4.3 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.4

Hospitals

121 96 2.1 1.6 2.6 1.9 1.9 1.5

Health services, except hospitals

416 508 4.3 5.2 4.6 4.4 4.3 5.4

Social assistance

165 170 7.1 7.4 4.4 8.4 7.6 7.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,185 1,169 8.8 8.5 8.5 6.8 9.2 10.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

208 171 8.4 7.1 8.8 7.0 8.1 7.3

Accommodation and food services

977 998 8.9 8.8 8.4 6.7 9.4 10.6

Accommodation

128 105 8.4 6.7 6.9 3.5 9.3 8.7

Food services and drinking places

848 893 9.0 9.1 8.6 7.1 9.4 11.0

Other services

511 348 7.7 5.2 6.5 3.9 8.8 6.3

Other services, except private households

383 264 6.7 4.5 6.2 3.5 7.3 5.6

Repair and maintenance

140 68 7.4 4.0 7.1 4.3 10.1 1.2

Personal and laundry services

163 130 8.8 6.5 7.1 5.5 9.5 7.0

Membership associations and organizations

79 66 4.0 3.1 4.0 1.1 4.0 4.7

Private households

128 84 13.8 9.7 - - 13.2 8.7

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

163 134 10.7 7.6 8.9 6.8 15.9 9.9

Government wage and salary workers

920 564 4.4 2.7 4.4 2.7 4.5 2.8

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

509 384 5.1 3.8 6.1 4.0 3.6 3.5

No previous work experience

1,171 1,019 - - - - - -

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: November 07, 2014