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
2017
July
2018
Total Men Women
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,441 6,730 4.6 4.1 4.3 3.8 4.9 4.5

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

5,230 4,819 4.1 3.7 3.9 3.3 4.2 4.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

32 29 4.5 3.4 4.8 3.8 2.0 1.3

Construction

469 333 4.9 3.4 4.9 3.4 4.5 3.7

Manufacturing

639 596 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.6 5.1 4.3

Durable goods

399 339 4.0 3.5 3.7 3.5 5.0 3.4

Nonmetallic mineral products

27 11 5.5 2.3 6.6 3.0 2.8 0.0

Primary and fabricated metal products

69 37 4.2 2.3 3.7 2.5 6.7 1.7

Machinery manufacturing

23 29 1.8 2.4 1.9 2.9 1.6 0.6

Computer and electronic products

57 41 4.8 3.6 3.9 3.6 6.7 3.9

Electrical equipment and appliances

13 33 2.7 8.4 2.7 5.0 2.6 16.4

Transportation equipment

102 96 4.1 3.7 3.8 2.8 5.5 7.0

Wood products

13 7 3.1 1.6 3.5 1.9 - -

Furniture and related products

16 18 4.0 4.9 3.6 6.6 5.4 0.0

Miscellaneous manufacturing

80 66 4.7 4.1 4.1 5.8 5.6 1.1

Nondurable goods

240 257 4.1 4.4 3.5 3.9 5.3 5.3

Food manufacturing

119 141 6.1 7.3 5.9 6.5 6.4 8.4

Beverage and tobacco products

14 7 4.2 2.1 4.1 1.5 4.5 3.6

Textile, apparel, and leather

26 34 4.0 5.7 2.7 8.0 5.2 3.6

Paper and printing

17 9 1.8 1.0 0.6 0.7 4.4 1.8

Petroleum and coal products

23 8 11.0 4.5 13.0 5.9 - -

Chemicals

27 47 2.3 3.3 0.9 2.3 5.4 5.2

Plastics and rubber products

14 12 2.8 2.3 3.0 2.4 2.1 1.8

Wholesale and retail trade

970 841 4.8 4.1 4.2 3.6 5.5 4.7

Wholesale trade

123 97 3.4 2.6 2.9 2.6 4.6 2.5

Retail trade

847 743 5.1 4.4 4.6 3.9 5.6 5.0

Transportation and utilities

262 254 3.9 3.6 3.3 2.6 6.1 6.9

Transportation and warehousing

246 232 4.3 3.8 3.6 3.0 6.6 6.8

Utilities

16 22 1.6 2.1 1.4 0.5 2.6 7.1

Information(3)

111 114 4.3 4.2 4.5 4.9 4.1 2.8

Publishing, except Internet

33 42 6.6 8.1 8.0 12.3 5.3 2.9

Motion picture and sound recording industries

28 38 6.6 8.3 5.8 10.2 7.7 4.3

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

13 11 2.5 1.9 4.2 0.0 0.0 5.4

Telecommunications

27 18 3.3 2.1 2.3 2.8 5.4 0.0

Financial activities

230 233 2.3 2.3 2.8 2.6 1.8 2.1

Finance and insurance

152 148 2.1 2.1 2.7 2.6 1.6 1.7

Finance

101 104 2.2 2.3 2.9 2.8 1.5 1.8

Insurance

51 45 2.0 1.7 2.2 2.0 1.9 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

77 84 2.7 2.9 3.0 2.5 2.4 3.4

Real estate

59 70 2.4 2.8 2.7 2.2 2.1 3.4

Rental and leasing services

19 14 4.8 3.4 4.5 3.5 5.4 2.9

Professional and business services

687 632 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.2 4.7 4.2

Professional and technical services

275 208 2.5 1.8 2.1 1.7 3.0 2.0

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

412 424 6.4 6.8 5.5 5.7 7.6 8.5

Administrative and support services

390 416 6.7 7.4 5.8 6.5 7.9 8.8

Waste management and remediation services

17 0 4.0 0.0 4.2 0.0 3.1 -

Education and health services

830 767 3.5 3.2 3.6 2.0 3.4 3.6

Educational services

275 274 5.7 5.9 4.8 2.4 6.2 7.6

Health care and social assistance

555 492 2.9 2.5 3.0 1.8 2.9 2.7

Hospitals

85 71 1.3 1.1 1.9 1.2 1.2 1.0

Health services, except hospitals

335 287 3.3 2.8 3.7 1.8 3.3 3.1

Social assistance

135 135 5.1 5.0 3.8 4.0 5.3 5.2

Leisure and hospitality

739 779 4.9 5.2 4.5 4.7 5.3 5.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

109 153 3.7 5.1 3.8 4.6 3.6 5.7

Accommodation and food services

630 626 5.2 5.2 4.6 4.8 5.7 5.5

Accommodation

67 74 4.0 4.2 3.7 4.0 4.2 4.3

Food services and drinking places

563 551 5.4 5.3 4.8 4.9 6.0 5.7

Other services

262 242 4.0 3.5 4.8 2.7 3.2 4.1

Other services, except private households

206 188 3.5 3.1 4.0 2.5 2.9 3.7

Repair and maintenance

75 57 4.2 2.9 3.9 2.2 5.9 7.3

Personal and laundry services

71 60 3.5 3.0 5.9 2.7 2.6 3.1

Membership associations and organizations

60 71 3.0 3.2 3.1 2.8 2.9 3.6

Private households

56 54 7.6 6.3 26.7 - 4.4 5.5

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

89 112 5.0 5.9 3.4 5.3 10.0 7.8

Government wage and salary workers

872 744 4.1 3.6 2.5 2.9 5.4 4.1

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

310 253 3.2 2.5 3.6 2.7 2.7 2.3

No previous work experience

941 803 - - - - - -

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 03, 2018