Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
CPS CPS Program Links
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
2019
July
2020
Total Men Women
July
2019
July
2020
July
2019
July
2020
July
2019
July
2020

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,556 16,882 4.0 10.5 3.7 9.7 4.3 11.3

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

4,633 13,460 3.5 10.6 3.4 10.0 3.7 11.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

18 110 2.3 15.6 2.6 16.8 0.0 7.2

Construction

386 870 3.8 8.9 3.7 9.3 4.9 6.0

Manufacturing

472 1,306 3.0 8.6 2.9 9.0 3.2 7.9

Durable goods

295 796 3.0 8.4 3.0 9.0 2.8 6.9

Nonmetallic mineral products

25 21 5.1 4.9 5.5 4.0 3.9 7.5

Primary and fabricated metal products

39 170 2.1 10.8 2.5 11.0 0.0 9.8

Machinery manufacturing

22 122 2.1 10.0 0.9 10.3 6.0 8.9

Computer and electronic products

8 64 0.8 5.8 1.1 8.0 0.0 0.8

Electrical equipment and appliances

1 9 0.2 2.5 0.3 3.5 0.0 0.0

Transportation equipment

105 249 4.0 10.5 3.9 10.9 4.5 9.4

Wood products

15 41 3.2 10.3 4.0 11.1 0.0 -

Furniture and related products

16 25 4.7 7.5 4.0 8.4 6.2 5.6

Miscellaneous manufacturing

64 96 3.9 5.7 4.6 4.9 2.6 7.1

Nondurable goods

178 510 3.1 9.0 2.7 9.0 3.7 9.1

Food manufacturing

71 149 4.0 8.7 2.6 7.4 6.2 10.2

Beverage and tobacco products

3 7 1.1 2.2 0.0 3.2 3.2 0.0

Textile, apparel, and leather

17 46 3.3 12.2 4.0 9.7 2.7 14.0

Paper and printing

23 92 2.6 11.0 2.6 10.9 2.6 11.1

Petroleum and coal products

14 42 8.0 15.2 9.1 15.1 - -

Chemicals

21 108 1.3 6.6 0.9 6.5 2.0 6.8

Plastics and rubber products

28 66 4.9 13.0 5.7 16.4 3.1 3.3

Wholesale and retail trade

779 1,924 3.9 9.7 3.6 9.4 4.4 10.0

Wholesale trade

87 258 2.5 7.4 2.5 7.6 2.4 7.0

Retail trade

692 1,666 4.3 10.2 3.9 9.9 4.6 10.5

Transportation and utilities

277 1,067 3.7 13.8 3.6 10.7 4.1 23.4

Transportation and warehousing

265 1,034 4.2 15.7 4.0 12.2 4.7 26.2

Utilities

12 34 1.1 2.9 1.4 2.8 0.0 3.5

Information(3)

103 311 3.9 12.3 4.4 12.3 3.1 12.4

Publishing, except Internet

28 49 7.0 12.4 7.7 13.1 6.2 11.7

Motion picture and sound recording industries

27 177 5.7 34.5 7.3 34.5 2.1 34.5

Broadcasting (except internet)

19 15 3.3 4.6 2.6 6.2 4.9 2.5

Telecommunications

19 50 2.3 5.8 3.3 7.5 0.0 2.1

Financial activities

169 463 1.7 4.7 1.5 3.6 1.9 5.8

Finance and insurance

106 259 1.5 3.6 1.4 2.8 1.6 4.4

Finance

64 141 1.4 3.0 1.3 2.8 1.6 3.2

Insurance

42 118 1.6 4.8 1.5 2.7 1.6 6.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

63 203 2.2 7.7 1.6 5.5 2.9 10.1

Real estate

57 156 2.3 6.6 1.7 3.7 2.9 9.6

Rental and leasing services

6 47 1.7 15.8 1.2 15.4 2.8 17.1

Professional and business services

635 1,340 3.4 7.6 3.2 6.3 3.9 9.4

Professional and technical services

281 641 2.4 5.3 1.9 4.1 3.0 7.0

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

354 699 5.5 12.3 5.3 10.7 5.8 15.0

Administrative and support services

327 642 5.7 12.4 5.4 10.5 6.1 15.3

Waste management and remediation services

13 53 2.8 13.2 3.4 13.8 0.0 -

Education and health services

757 1,920 3.1 8.0 2.9 7.8 3.1 8.1

Educational services

311 652 6.5 13.6 5.7 13.5 6.9 13.7

Health care and social assistance

445 1,269 2.3 6.6 1.8 5.4 2.4 7.0

Hospitals

65 203 1.0 3.1 0.5 2.7 1.1 3.2

Health services, except hospitals

277 687 2.7 7.0 2.2 6.4 2.8 7.1

Social assistance

104 378 3.9 14.4 4.3 11.4 3.8 15.0

Leisure and hospitality

805 3,456 5.3 25.0 5.3 25.1 5.2 24.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

112 853 3.5 29.2 3.0 28.5 4.1 30.0

Accommodation and food services

693 2,603 5.7 23.9 6.0 24.1 5.5 23.7

Accommodation

71 520 4.3 38.0 2.0 40.8 5.8 35.5

Food services and drinking places

623 2,082 5.9 21.8 6.5 21.8 5.4 21.9

Other services

233 691 3.4 10.6 3.2 8.0 3.7 12.7

Other services, except private households

207 590 3.5 10.3 3.1 7.9 3.9 12.8

Repair and maintenance

86 143 4.5 8.4 4.1 8.1 6.8 10.1

Personal and laundry services

56 338 2.9 17.4 3.1 12.2 2.8 19.4

Membership associations and organizations

65 109 3.1 5.2 1.4 4.9 4.5 5.5

Private households

26 101 3.1 12.5 6.2 - 2.8 12.3

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

77 88 4.4 5.7 3.4 3.7 7.3 10.7

Government wage and salary workers

816 1,794 3.9 8.4 2.6 5.9 5.0 10.2

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

216 799 2.1 7.8 2.2 6.8 2.1 9.2

No previous work experience

813 741 - - - - - -

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). Effective with January 2020 data, industries reflect the introduction of the 2017 Census industry classification system, derived from the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). No historical data have been revised.

 

Last Modified Date: August 07, 2020