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.
2013
Nov.
2014
Total Men Women
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,271 8,630 6.6 5.5 6.9 5.6 6.3 5.4

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

7,882 6,413 6.5 5.2 6.6 5.0 6.3 5.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

65 32 5.9 2.8 6.0 3.2 5.6 0.3

Construction

706 629 8.6 7.5 8.8 7.9 6.7 3.3

Manufacturing

984 640 6.2 4.2 6.1 3.7 6.7 5.4

Durable goods

617 416 6.2 4.4 6.2 3.9 6.2 5.9

Nonmetallic mineral products

19 19 4.5 4.5 4.7 2.4 3.7 13.9

Primary and fabricated metal products

118 73 6.6 4.5 7.0 4.9 4.0 2.4

Machinery manufacturing

62 34 4.8 2.7 4.3 1.6 6.5 6.9

Computer and electronic products

91 42 6.4 3.2 6.1 3.5 7.1 2.4

Electrical equipment and appliances

38 40 8.5 10.2 9.9 6.4 5.1 18.4

Transportation equipment

151 75 6.4 3.2 5.7 3.6 8.5 2.0

Wood products

34 13 8.2 3.7 9.2 4.3 - -

Furniture and fixtures

15 18 3.7 4.5 5.0 4.0 0.0 5.7

Miscellaneous manufacturing

89 101 6.3 7.6 6.0 5.5 6.7 11.0

Nondurable goods

368 224 6.4 4.0 5.9 3.5 7.3 4.9

Food manufacturing

126 94 6.9 5.4 5.9 3.7 8.2 7.8

Beverage and tobacco products

26 6 9.6 2.1 11.8 2.5 5.0 -

Textile, apparel, and leather

55 58 10.0 9.6 3.6 9.5 17.5 9.8

Paper and printing

55 16 5.6 1.6 6.8 1.8 2.6 1.2

Petroleum and coal products

14 3 6.7 1.6 8.1 2.1 - -

Chemicals

49 35 3.6 2.6 3.9 3.7 3.0 0.7

Plastics and rubber products

41 13 7.4 2.9 6.3 2.7 10.3 3.2

Wholesale and retail trade

1,423 1,010 7.0 4.9 6.5 4.5 7.7 5.3

Wholesale trade

177 101 4.9 2.7 3.9 2.5 7.3 3.2

Retail trade

1,247 909 7.5 5.3 7.3 5.0 7.8 5.6

Transportation and utilities

410 314 6.7 5.0 6.1 4.0 8.7 8.6

Transportation and warehousing

361 293 7.0 5.5 6.5 4.5 8.8 9.1

Utilities

49 21 5.2 2.1 4.1 1.0 8.5 6.0

Information(3)

176 159 6.4 5.6 5.6 4.7 7.6 7.1

Publishing, except Internet

19 41 3.0 6.3 2.3 4.3 3.9 8.4

Motion picture and sound recording industries

56 33 13.4 8.1 11.0 6.7 16.9 10.6

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

27 32 4.5 5.6 5.4 4.9 2.6 7.7

Telecommunications

61 42 7.1 4.6 5.7 3.8 9.6 5.9

Financial activities

407 325 4.3 3.5 4.3 3.8 4.3 3.2

Finance and insurance

259 218 3.8 3.2 4.2 3.4 3.4 3.0

Finance

184 142 4.3 3.2 4.9 3.0 3.7 3.4

Insurance

75 76 2.9 3.1 2.8 4.1 3.0 2.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

148 107 5.7 4.3 4.5 4.7 7.1 3.9

Real estate

133 87 6.0 4.1 4.8 4.3 7.1 3.9

Rental and leasing services

15 19 4.0 5.6 3.3 6.3 6.3 3.9

Professional and business services

1,164 944 7.5 6.1 6.9 6.0 8.3 6.3

Professional and technical services

438 316 4.8 3.4 4.3 3.1 5.5 3.8

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

726 628 11.4 10.2 10.4 10.1 13.0 10.2

Administrative and support services

711 591 12.3 10.7 11.4 10.8 13.8 10.6

Waste management and remediation services

12 25 2.9 5.6 1.5 6.9 7.4 0.0

Education and health services

890 924 3.9 4.0 4.5 3.6 3.8 4.1

Educational services

203 202 4.3 4.0 5.0 4.6 4.0 3.7

Health care and social assistance

688 722 3.9 4.0 4.3 3.2 3.7 4.2

Hospitals

124 105 2.1 1.7 2.6 1.7 1.9 1.7

Health services, except hospitals

433 477 4.5 4.9 5.4 3.9 4.3 5.1

Social assistance

130 141 5.6 6.2 3.7 4.6 6.0 6.5

Leisure and hospitality

1,212 1,128 9.0 8.2 8.8 7.2 9.1 9.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

246 184 10.2 7.7 9.8 9.7 10.5 5.4

Accommodation and food services

967 944 8.7 8.3 8.5 6.6 8.9 9.9

Accommodation

141 119 9.4 7.5 9.5 3.8 9.3 10.1

Food services and drinking places

826 825 8.6 8.5 8.4 7.0 8.8 9.9

Other services

443 308 6.8 4.7 6.8 4.0 6.9 5.3

Other services, except private households

334 228 6.1 4.0 6.8 3.7 5.1 4.3

Repair and maintenance

146 76 8.0 4.3 7.7 4.4 10.2 3.8

Personal and laundry services

102 92 5.9 4.9 4.8 5.9 6.3 4.5

Membership associations and organizations

86 60 4.4 2.9 6.3 1.0 2.9 4.1

Private households

109 80 11.4 9.2 - 15.2 11.6 8.6

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

131 193 9.7 11.2 9.0 10.2 12.0 14.5

Government wage and salary workers

666 622 3.2 3.0 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.8

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

530 440 5.3 4.3 6.3 5.5 3.7 2.6

No previous work experience

1,062 962 - - - - - -

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 05, 2014