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
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018
Total Men Women
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,149 7,189 5.1 4.5 5.4 4.8 4.9 4.2

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

6,403 5,622 5.1 4.5 5.3 4.7 4.9 4.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

51 29 6.8 4.1 7.5 3.4 2.1 10.1

Construction

859 707 9.4 7.3 9.3 7.6 10.7 5.3

Manufacturing

633 526 4.2 3.4 4.0 3.1 4.6 4.3

Durable goods

431 318 4.5 3.3 4.5 3.2 4.6 3.5

Nonmetallic mineral products

18 23 4.5 4.6 4.6 5.4 - 0.0

Primary and fabricated metal products

57 53 3.5 3.1 3.5 3.4 3.4 1.9

Machinery manufacturing

55 38 4.5 3.2 4.7 3.5 3.3 2.1

Computer and electronic products

41 33 3.6 3.0 4.1 2.9 2.4 3.2

Electrical equipment and appliances

15 19 4.3 4.5 5.6 2.4 0.7 9.8

Transportation equipment

97 63 4.0 2.6 4.1 3.0 3.7 1.4

Wood products

20 12 5.4 2.6 6.3 2.8 - 1.9

Furniture and related products

22 14 4.1 3.5 4.6 3.9 2.7 2.5

Miscellaneous manufacturing

104 64 7.3 4.3 5.7 2.6 10.4 7.0

Nondurable goods

202 207 3.6 3.7 3.0 2.8 4.6 5.3

Food manufacturing

104 88 5.8 5.1 6.1 3.7 5.5 6.9

Beverage and tobacco products

8 30 2.7 9.2 1.7 3.1 5.3 22.7

Textile, apparel, and leather

16 14 2.8 2.3 3.3 4.0 2.4 0.6

Paper and printing

32 21 3.9 2.4 3.4 1.8 5.2 4.0

Petroleum and coal products

20 9 12.0 6.1 3.1 4.1 - -

Chemicals

15 32 1.1 2.3 0.8 1.8 1.6 3.0

Plastics and rubber products

7 13 1.2 2.7 0.5 2.5 3.1 3.0

Wholesale and retail trade

1,164 1,081 5.5 5.3 4.8 4.8 6.5 6.0

Wholesale trade

155 136 4.3 3.9 4.1 3.3 4.8 5.3

Retail trade

1,009 945 5.8 5.7 4.9 5.3 6.7 6.0

Transportation and utilities

308 232 4.7 3.5 4.5 3.9 5.2 2.1

Transportation and warehousing

280 210 5.1 3.8 5.0 4.2 5.5 2.3

Utilities

27 22 2.4 2.0 2.0 2.2 4.0 1.0

Information(3)

137 146 4.9 5.3 5.2 6.6 4.4 3.0

Publishing, except Internet

40 31 7.9 7.5 9.8 11.4 4.8 2.9

Motion picture and sound recording industries

21 28 4.7 5.3 1.8 8.3 10.1 0.0

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

23 39 3.9 6.8 3.4 7.0 5.0 6.4

Telecommunications

40 34 4.3 3.5 5.8 3.8 1.5 2.8

Financial activities

319 216 3.3 2.2 3.4 2.4 3.2 1.9

Finance and insurance

204 143 2.9 2.0 3.3 1.9 2.6 2.1

Finance

113 80 2.7 1.9 2.3 1.9 3.0 1.8

Insurance

91 63 3.3 2.2 5.1 2.0 2.1 2.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

115 73 4.3 2.6 3.7 3.5 5.0 1.6

Real estate

83 52 3.7 2.2 3.0 2.9 4.3 1.5

Rental and leasing services

32 21 8.1 4.8 6.6 5.8 11.4 2.4

Professional and business services

953 849 5.7 5.0 5.8 5.0 5.6 4.9

Professional and technical services

366 354 3.5 3.2 2.9 2.5 4.3 4.3

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

587 495 9.4 8.1 10.3 9.6 8.1 6.0

Administrative and support services

557 461 10.0 8.3 11.0 10.1 8.6 6.0

Waste management and remediation services

26 33 5.6 8.2 6.5 7.7 - -

Education and health services

623 641 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.0 2.8 2.9

Educational services

148 167 3.2 3.4 3.4 2.4 3.0 3.9

Health care and social assistance

475 473 2.6 2.5 2.1 1.8 2.7 2.7

Hospitals

93 84 1.5 1.3 1.8 1.1 1.4 1.4

Health services, except hospitals

294 260 3.1 2.5 1.9 1.7 3.4 2.8

Social assistance

88 130 3.6 5.5 3.9 4.3 3.5 5.7

Leisure and hospitality

1,093 903 7.9 6.8 7.4 6.8 8.4 6.8

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

196 188 7.7 7.2 6.5 7.8 8.9 6.5

Accommodation and food services

897 715 8.0 6.7 7.6 6.6 8.3 6.8

Accommodation

144 82 9.2 5.9 5.5 5.8 12.1 5.9

Food services and drinking places

754 633 7.8 6.8 7.9 6.7 7.6 7.0

Other services

264 293 4.0 4.4 3.9 4.6 4.1 4.1

Other services, except private households

217 265 3.7 4.4 3.9 4.7 3.5 4.1

Repair and maintenance

100 94 5.5 5.3 5.6 5.8 4.7 2.8

Personal and laundry services

59 87 3.1 4.4 1.1 5.5 4.1 3.9

Membership associations and organizations

57 84 2.7 3.8 2.6 2.6 2.8 4.7

Private households

47 28 6.1 3.8 - - 6.4 3.9

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

198 168 12.4 10.0 11.6 8.9 15.1 13.7

Government wage and salary workers

485 474 2.2 2.2 2.6 2.9 2.0 1.7

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

362 354 3.8 3.5 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.1

No previous work experience

701 571 - - - - - -

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: February 02, 2018