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
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2018
Total Men Women
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,278 6,029 3.9 3.7 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.4

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

4,841 4,605 3.8 3.6 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

41 21 5.1 2.6 4.0 3.1 11.0 0.0

Construction

554 493 5.9 5.1 6.0 5.2 4.8 3.7

Manufacturing

505 441 3.3 2.8 2.9 2.4 4.1 3.5

Durable goods

289 231 3.0 2.3 2.8 2.2 3.5 2.5

Nonmetallic mineral products

15 12 3.3 2.3 3.2 2.9 - 0.0

Primary and fabricated metal products

40 24 2.5 1.3 2.2 0.2 3.7 7.8

Machinery manufacturing

45 13 3.7 1.1 3.5 1.3 4.7 0.0

Computer and electronic products

25 36 2.2 3.5 2.4 4.4 1.9 1.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

10 12 2.6 3.1 1.6 3.3 5.0 2.7

Transportation equipment

60 68 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.0 2.0

Wood products

16 8 3.5 1.9 3.6 2.3 3.4 -

Furniture and related products

9 18 2.0 4.6 1.8 4.1 2.8 6.5

Miscellaneous manufacturing

70 41 4.5 2.5 4.0 2.5 5.4 2.5

Nondurable goods

217 210 3.8 3.5 3.1 2.9 4.8 4.6

Food manufacturing

81 58 4.5 3.2 4.0 3.0 5.1 3.4

Beverage and tobacco products

22 14 6.7 4.2 6.9 0.0 - 15.4

Textile, apparel, and leather

28 21 4.3 3.9 5.4 4.4 3.2 3.3

Paper and printing

26 34 3.1 3.7 1.3 3.6 6.6 3.8

Petroleum and coal products

9 27 4.9 10.0 5.6 8.0 - -

Chemicals

23 50 1.6 3.3 0.1 2.2 4.5 5.1

Plastics and rubber products

27 6 5.1 1.2 5.1 0.7 5.0 2.2

Wholesale and retail trade

841 753 4.1 3.7 4.1 3.4 4.1 4.1

Wholesale trade

127 70 3.6 2.1 3.0 2.0 4.8 2.2

Retail trade

714 683 4.2 4.0 4.4 3.8 4.1 4.3

Transportation and utilities

208 280 3.0 3.9 3.3 3.7 2.2 4.3

Transportation and warehousing

187 255 3.2 4.1 3.7 4.2 1.9 4.0

Utilities

22 25 1.9 2.4 1.4 1.3 3.7 6.6

Information(3)

108 103 3.8 3.9 4.5 4.6 2.6 2.8

Publishing, except Internet

28 11 5.9 3.1 7.6 5.7 3.9 0.5

Motion picture and sound recording industries

39 34 8.1 7.4 8.8 7.8 6.6 6.6

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

23 13 4.2 2.5 4.5 3.3 3.7 1.0

Telecommunications

14 28 1.4 3.1 2.0 3.3 0.0 2.6

Financial activities

143 248 1.5 2.4 1.6 3.5 1.3 1.5

Finance and insurance

89 129 1.3 1.8 1.3 2.3 1.2 1.4

Finance

60 103 1.4 2.2 1.5 2.8 1.3 1.7

Insurance

28 26 1.0 1.0 0.9 1.3 1.1 0.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

54 119 2.0 4.1 2.3 5.8 1.7 2.0

Real estate

47 88 2.0 3.5 2.5 5.1 1.5 1.9

Rental and leasing services

7 31 1.7 7.5 1.1 8.9 3.2 3.5

Professional and business services

712 723 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.0 4.1 4.5

Professional and technical services

315 274 2.9 2.5 2.6 2.3 3.2 2.8

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

397 448 6.6 7.3 7.0 7.0 6.0 7.7

Administrative and support services

383 423 7.0 7.6 7.7 7.5 6.2 7.8

Waste management and remediation services

13 15 3.4 4.1 3.0 5.0 - -

Education and health services

706 519 3.0 2.1 2.2 2.4 3.2 2.0

Educational services

149 102 3.0 1.9 2.3 3.2 3.4 1.2

Health care and social assistance

556 417 3.0 2.2 2.2 2.0 3.2 2.2

Hospitals

102 63 1.6 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.8 1.0

Health services, except hospitals

322 271 3.3 2.7 2.5 2.4 3.4 2.8

Social assistance

132 83 5.3 3.0 3.9 4.7 5.7 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

833 814 6.2 6.0 6.9 6.6 5.6 5.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

163 185 6.0 7.0 7.7 8.5 3.8 5.0

Accommodation and food services

671 630 6.2 5.8 6.6 6.0 5.9 5.6

Accommodation

82 95 5.7 6.9 4.3 4.8 6.7 8.3

Food services and drinking places

589 535 6.3 5.6 6.9 6.2 5.8 5.1

Other services

189 211 2.8 3.0 3.7 2.8 2.1 3.2

Other services, except private households

155 162 2.6 2.7 3.8 2.7 1.3 2.7

Repair and maintenance

72 42 3.9 2.2 4.2 2.0 2.1 3.9

Personal and laundry services

44 50 2.2 2.6 5.9 2.6 0.6 2.5

Membership associations and organizations

39 70 1.9 3.2 1.7 3.8 2.1 2.6

Private households

35 49 4.8 5.2 - - 5.1 4.8

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

210 151 11.9 8.6 9.3 7.8 20.0 11.3

Government wage and salary workers

460 526 2.2 2.5 2.6 2.7 1.8 2.3

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

287 251 2.9 2.5 3.1 3.0 2.5 1.7

No previous work experience

480 496 - - - - - -

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: January 04, 2019