Union Membership Historical Table for North Dakota

Union affiliation of employed wage and salary workers, North Dakota, annual averages, 1989–2018 (numbers in thousands)
Year Total
employed
Members of unions (1) Represented by unions (2)
Total Percent of
employed
Total Percent of
employed

1989

249 28 11.2 36 14.4

1990

242 29 11.9 37 15.2

1991

242 23 9.4 28 11.5

1992

242 23 9.3 26 10.8

1993

247 22 9.0 28 11.5

1994

1995

257 26 10.0 31 12.0

1996

267 24 9.1 28 10.5

1997

277 24 8.6 28 10.1

1998

281 25 9.1 27 9.6

1999

268 25 9.3 27 10.1

2000

277 18 6.4 22 7.8

2001

294 21 7.3 25 8.4

2002

291 24 8.2 28 9.8

2003

284 21 7.3 26 9.0

2004

292 22 7.7 26 9.0

2005

289 21 7.3 26 9.2

2006

300 20 6.8 24 8.0

2007

303 19 6.4 23 7.6

2008

308 19 6.1 25 8.2

2009

301 21 6.8 30 9.8

2010

313 23 7.4 28 9.1

2011

318 20 6.3 27 8.6

2012

329 20 6.1 27 8.2

2013

342 22 6.4 29 8.5

2014

353 18 5.0 24 6.9

2015

352 19 5.4 24 6.8

2016

363 20 5.5 25 7.0

2017

356 18 5.1 24 6.8

2018

343 18 5.2 23 6.7

Footnotes:
(1) Data refer to members of a labor union or an employee association similar to a union.
(2) Data refer to both union members and workers who report no union affiliation but whose jobs are covered by a union or an employee association contract.

Note: Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time wage and salary workers. All self-employed workers are excluded, both those with incorporated businesses as well as those with unincorporated businesses. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.
Dashes indicate data not available.
Source: Current Population Survey
The current population survey is a monthly survey of households conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics.