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
2016
July
2017
Total Men Women
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,267 7,441 5.1 4.6 5.0 4.3 5.3 4.9

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

5,789 5,230 4.6 4.1 4.5 3.9 4.6 4.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

77 32 9.3 4.5 10.7 4.8 1.3 2.0

Construction

410 469 4.5 4.9 4.7 4.9 2.1 4.5

Manufacturing

669 639 4.3 4.0 4.2 3.6 4.4 5.1

Durable goods

461 399 4.6 4.0 4.8 3.7 4.2 5.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

21 27 5.2 5.5 6.3 6.6 - 2.8

Primary and fabricated metal products

63 69 3.8 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.2 6.7

Machinery manufacturing

44 23 3.7 1.8 4.2 1.9 1.6 1.6

Computer and electronic products

56 57 4.3 4.8 5.6 3.9 1.3 6.7

Electrical equipment and appliances

15 13 3.5 2.7 4.9 2.7 0.0 2.6

Transportation equipment

115 102 4.4 4.1 4.1 3.8 5.1 5.5

Wood products

40 13 8.0 3.1 9.3 3.5 - -

Furniture and related products

22 16 5.4 4.0 5.5 3.6 5.0 5.4

Miscellaneous manufacturing

86 80 5.9 4.7 4.3 4.1 8.8 5.6

Nondurable goods

208 240 3.6 4.1 3.0 3.5 4.7 5.3

Food manufacturing

71 119 3.9 6.1 2.1 5.9 6.6 6.4

Beverage and tobacco products

14 14 4.5 4.2 5.1 4.1 - 4.5

Textile, apparel, and leather

22 26 3.6 4.0 3.9 2.7 3.3 5.2

Paper and printing

36 17 4.1 1.8 3.7 0.6 5.2 4.4

Petroleum and coal products

5 23 2.9 11.0 1.8 13.0 - -

Chemicals

39 27 2.9 2.3 2.7 0.9 3.3 5.4

Plastics and rubber products

21 14 3.5 2.8 3.7 3.0 3.1 2.1

Wholesale and retail trade

1,048 970 5.2 4.8 4.8 4.2 5.8 5.5

Wholesale trade

140 123 3.9 3.4 4.5 2.9 2.2 4.6

Retail trade

908 847 5.5 5.1 4.8 4.6 6.3 5.6

Transportation and utilities

313 262 4.9 3.9 4.6 3.3 6.0 6.1

Transportation and warehousing

295 246 5.4 4.3 5.0 3.6 6.8 6.6

Utilities

18 16 1.9 1.6 1.9 1.4 1.7 2.6

Information(3)

149 111 5.7 4.3 5.7 4.5 5.7 4.1

Publishing, except Internet

40 33 8.2 6.6 9.7 8.0 6.7 5.3

Motion picture and sound recording industries

40 28 8.9 6.6 8.2 5.8 9.6 7.7

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

33 13 6.0 2.5 5.8 4.2 6.3 0.0

Telecommunications

27 27 3.1 3.3 2.8 2.3 3.7 5.4

Financial activities

237 230 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.8 2.4 1.8

Finance and insurance

161 152 2.3 2.1 2.5 2.7 2.1 1.6

Finance

87 101 1.9 2.2 1.8 2.9 2.1 1.5

Insurance

74 51 2.9 2.0 3.9 2.2 2.2 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

76 77 2.7 2.7 2.3 3.0 3.0 2.4

Real estate

67 59 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.7 3.1 2.1

Rental and leasing services

9 19 2.2 4.8 2.1 4.5 2.4 5.4

Professional and business services

803 687 4.7 4.0 4.6 3.4 5.0 4.7

Professional and technical services

277 275 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.1 2.9 3.0

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

526 412 7.9 6.4 7.5 5.5 8.5 7.6

Administrative and support services

488 390 8.2 6.7 7.9 5.8 8.7 7.9

Waste management and remediation services

28 17 5.3 4.0 5.3 4.2 5.2 3.1

Education and health services

889 830 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.6 3.8 3.4

Educational services

261 275 5.7 5.7 5.0 4.8 6.1 6.2

Health care and social assistance

628 555 3.2 2.9 2.6 3.0 3.4 2.9

Hospitals

88 85 1.3 1.3 1.8 1.9 1.2 1.2

Health services, except hospitals

392 335 3.9 3.3 2.6 3.7 4.2 3.3

Social assistance

148 135 5.7 5.1 5.4 3.8 5.7 5.3

Leisure and hospitality

889 739 6.0 4.9 6.1 4.5 6.0 5.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

151 109 5.2 3.7 5.6 3.8 4.8 3.6

Accommodation and food services

738 630 6.2 5.2 6.2 4.6 6.3 5.7

Accommodation

72 67 3.9 4.0 3.1 3.7 4.5 4.2

Food services and drinking places

666 563 6.7 5.4 6.7 4.8 6.6 6.0

Other services

306 262 4.4 4.0 4.1 4.8 4.7 3.2

Other services, except private households

243 206 4.0 3.5 3.9 4.0 4.0 2.9

Repair and maintenance

84 75 4.6 4.2 4.6 3.9 4.4 5.9

Personal and laundry services

93 71 4.4 3.5 3.5 5.9 4.8 2.6

Membership associations and organizations

66 60 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.9

Private households

62 56 7.6 7.6 - 26.7 7.2 4.4

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

100 89 5.5 5.0 5.3 3.4 6.2 10.0

Government wage and salary workers

905 872 4.4 4.1 3.4 2.5 5.2 5.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

370 310 3.7 3.2 3.7 3.6 3.5 2.7

No previous work experience

1,104 941 - - - - - -

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 04, 2017