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
July
2015
July
2016
Total Men Women
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,805 8,267 5.6 5.1 5.2 5.0 6.0 5.3

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

6,382 5,789 5.1 4.6 4.9 4.5 5.4 4.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

79 77 8.1 9.3 8.9 10.7 1.9 1.3

Construction

474 410 5.5 4.5 5.7 4.7 3.7 2.1

Manufacturing

690 669 4.3 4.3 3.4 4.2 6.5 4.4

Durable goods

408 461 4.0 4.6 3.0 4.8 6.9 4.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

20 21 4.1 5.2 3.3 6.3 7.9 -

Primary and fabricated metal products

59 63 3.3 3.8 2.8 4.0 5.2 3.2

Machinery manufacturing

41 44 3.3 3.7 3.3 4.2 3.4 1.6

Computer and electronic products

56 56 4.3 4.3 3.2 5.6 7.0 1.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

8 15 2.2 3.5 1.1 4.9 4.6 0.0

Transportation equipment

119 115 4.6 4.4 3.4 4.1 8.1 5.1

Wood products

10 40 2.6 8.0 1.3 9.3 - -

Furniture and related products

11 22 2.5 5.4 2.2 5.5 3.4 5.0

Miscellaneous manufacturing

85 86 5.3 5.9 3.4 4.3 9.0 8.8

Nondurable goods

282 208 4.8 3.6 4.1 3.0 6.0 4.7

Food manufacturing

123 71 6.7 3.9 5.6 2.1 8.2 6.6

Beverage and tobacco products

0 14 0.0 4.5 0.0 5.1 0.0 -

Textile, apparel, and leather

55 22 9.5 3.6 6.8 3.9 11.6 3.3

Paper and printing

28 36 3.2 4.1 1.9 3.7 6.2 5.2

Petroleum and coal products

17 5 6.8 2.9 8.7 1.8 - -

Chemicals

40 39 2.7 2.9 3.6 2.7 1.3 3.3

Plastics and rubber products

19 21 3.5 3.5 2.8 3.7 5.2 3.1

Wholesale and retail trade

1,183 1,048 5.8 5.2 5.4 4.8 6.3 5.8

Wholesale trade

142 140 4.1 3.9 3.9 4.5 4.7 2.2

Retail trade

1,042 908 6.2 5.5 5.9 4.8 6.5 6.3

Transportation and utilities

317 313 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.6 6.1 6.0

Transportation and warehousing

303 295 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.0 6.7 6.8

Utilities

14 18 1.5 1.9 1.4 1.9 2.0 1.7

Information(3)

115 149 4.1 5.7 4.7 5.7 3.0 5.7

Publishing, except Internet

26 40 4.4 8.2 4.7 9.7 4.2 6.7

Motion picture and sound recording industries

25 40 6.4 8.9 10.2 8.2 0.0 9.6

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

11 33 1.8 6.0 1.9 5.8 1.6 6.3

Telecommunications

38 27 4.0 3.1 3.6 2.8 4.6 3.7

Financial activities

221 237 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.4

Finance and insurance

146 161 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.5 2.1 2.1

Finance

105 87 2.5 1.9 2.6 1.8 2.4 2.1

Insurance

41 74 1.6 2.9 1.3 3.9 1.8 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

75 76 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.3 2.8 3.0

Real estate

66 67 2.9 2.7 3.1 2.4 2.6 3.1

Rental and leasing services

9 9 2.0 2.2 1.3 2.1 4.0 2.4

Professional and business services

860 803 5.4 4.7 5.1 4.6 5.8 5.0

Professional and technical services

300 277 3.1 2.7 2.9 2.6 3.5 2.9

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

561 526 8.9 7.9 8.5 7.5 9.6 8.5

Administrative and support services

524 488 9.4 8.2 8.9 7.9 10.2 8.7

Waste management and remediation services

36 28 7.0 5.3 7.5 5.3 5.1 5.2

Education and health services

978 889 4.3 3.7 3.4 3.3 4.6 3.8

Educational services

315 261 7.1 5.7 5.7 5.0 7.7 6.1

Health care and social assistance

662 628 3.6 3.2 2.5 2.6 3.9 3.4

Hospitals

122 88 2.0 1.3 1.6 1.8 2.1 1.2

Health services, except hospitals

403 392 4.1 3.9 2.8 2.6 4.5 4.2

Social assistance

137 148 5.8 5.7 4.3 5.4 6.0 5.7

Leisure and hospitality

1,140 889 7.7 6.0 7.6 6.1 7.9 6.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

157 151 5.3 5.2 4.3 5.6 6.4 4.8

Accommodation and food services

983 738 8.4 6.2 8.6 6.2 8.2 6.3

Accommodation

146 72 8.0 3.9 5.4 3.1 9.8 4.5

Food services and drinking places

837 666 8.4 6.7 9.0 6.7 7.9 6.6

Other services

327 306 4.9 4.4 4.5 4.1 5.2 4.7

Other services, except private households

228 243 3.9 4.0 4.4 3.9 3.2 4.0

Repair and maintenance

130 84 6.8 4.6 6.5 4.6 8.5 4.4

Personal and laundry services

63 93 3.3 4.4 2.5 3.5 3.7 4.8

Membership associations and organizations

35 66 1.7 3.1 1.8 3.1 1.7 3.1

Private households

99 62 11.1 7.6 - - 11.5 7.2

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

85 100 5.0 5.5 4.5 5.3 6.7 6.2

Government wage and salary workers

872 905 4.2 4.4 3.0 3.4 5.2 5.2

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

343 370 3.3 3.7 3.4 3.7 3.3 3.5

No previous work experience

1,122 1,104 - - - - - -

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: August 05, 2016