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
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Total Men Women
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,555 5,932 4.1 3.7 4.1 3.9 4.1 3.4

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

5,121 4,533 4.1 3.6 4.1 3.8 4.1 3.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

36 39 4.7 4.7 5.1 4.8 1.1 3.8

Construction

585 623 6.3 6.5 6.1 6.8 8.3 4.0

Manufacturing

620 521 3.9 3.3 3.6 3.0 4.4 3.9

Durable goods

389 308 3.9 3.1 3.8 2.8 4.0 4.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

19 16 3.9 3.4 5.0 4.3 0.4 0.0

Primary and fabricated metal products

92 56 5.6 3.4 6.3 3.9 2.4 0.6

Machinery manufacturing

23 17 1.9 1.3 1.9 1.1 1.9 2.1

Computer and electronic products

29 56 2.7 4.8 1.0 4.2 6.5 6.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

12 19 2.5 4.3 1.9 4.1 3.4 4.7

Transportation equipment

108 74 4.2 3.0 4.1 1.9 4.8 6.8

Wood products

11 5 2.6 1.1 3.1 0.9 - 1.9

Furniture and related products

7 9 1.4 2.0 1.5 2.8 1.2 0.3

Miscellaneous manufacturing

89 57 5.2 3.5 5.0 3.3 5.5 3.8

Nondurable goods

230 212 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.4 4.9 3.9

Food manufacturing

100 91 5.4 4.6 5.2 5.1 5.6 3.9

Beverage and tobacco products

18 18 6.0 5.6 5.2 5.0 - 7.3

Textile, apparel, and leather

24 12 3.5 2.4 5.7 0.4 1.5 4.4

Paper and printing

19 12 1.9 1.3 0.4 1.1 6.0 1.8

Petroleum and coal products

9 5 4.6 2.8 4.6 0.4 - -

Chemicals

57 57 4.0 3.6 2.5 3.4 6.7 4.1

Plastics and rubber products

3 19 0.6 3.1 0.8 3.7 0.2 1.5

Wholesale and retail trade

844 843 4.2 4.2 3.2 4.1 5.3 4.4

Wholesale trade

95 112 2.7 2.9 2.5 2.7 3.1 3.5

Retail trade

749 732 4.5 4.5 3.4 4.5 5.6 4.6

Transportation and utilities

216 207 3.5 3.0 3.2 2.8 4.4 4.0

Transportation and warehousing

183 185 3.5 3.2 3.2 2.9 4.5 4.1

Utilities

32 23 3.4 2.3 3.4 2.2 3.4 2.8

Information(3)

107 62 4.1 2.3 3.7 2.6 4.8 1.9

Publishing, except Internet

21 15 3.8 2.8 1.5 2.2 5.6 3.4

Motion picture and sound recording industries

35 7 7.8 1.4 9.6 2.0 4.8 0.0

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

10 23 1.8 4.4 1.9 5.1 1.7 3.1

Telecommunications

38 14 4.6 1.7 3.5 2.3 7.5 0.0

Financial activities

229 155 2.3 1.6 2.5 1.2 2.0 1.9

Finance and insurance

161 101 2.2 1.4 2.5 1.0 2.0 1.8

Finance

100 58 2.2 1.4 3.0 0.8 1.5 1.9

Insurance

61 43 2.2 1.6 1.4 1.5 2.7 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

69 54 2.4 2.0 2.7 1.7 2.1 2.2

Real estate

61 53 2.6 2.3 2.7 2.2 2.4 2.5

Rental and leasing services

8 1 1.7 0.1 2.4 0.2 0.4 0.0

Professional and business services

819 596 4.9 3.5 4.4 3.3 5.7 3.8

Professional and technical services

314 203 3.0 1.9 2.8 1.7 3.3 2.1

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

505 393 8.0 6.5 7.0 6.0 9.4 7.2

Administrative and support services

478 378 8.5 6.8 7.3 6.5 10.0 7.3

Waste management and remediation services

25 11 5.6 2.8 6.2 2.2 3.2 -

Education and health services

612 555 2.6 2.3 2.9 2.1 2.5 2.4

Educational services

144 132 2.9 2.6 3.3 2.6 2.7 2.6

Health care and social assistance

468 423 2.5 2.2 2.7 2.0 2.4 2.3

Hospitals

100 82 1.6 1.3 2.1 0.6 1.4 1.5

Health services, except hospitals

253 250 2.6 2.5 2.8 2.1 2.5 2.6

Social assistance

115 91 4.6 3.6 4.8 6.3 4.5 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

819 719 5.9 5.2 6.0 5.7 5.7 4.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

159 95 5.7 3.8 6.9 4.8 4.5 2.5

Accommodation and food services

660 624 5.9 5.5 5.8 5.9 6.0 5.1

Accommodation

60 77 4.2 5.4 3.5 3.3 4.9 7.0

Food services and drinking places

600 547 6.2 5.5 6.1 6.3 6.2 4.8

Other services

234 212 3.4 3.1 3.4 2.9 3.5 3.3

Other services, except private households

201 163 3.3 2.8 3.1 2.9 3.5 2.7

Repair and maintenance

70 69 3.7 3.9 3.6 3.7 4.7 5.7

Personal and laundry services

73 36 3.5 1.8 2.9 1.7 3.9 1.8

Membership associations and organizations

57 59 2.7 2.7 2.4 2.1 2.8 3.2

Private households

34 48 4.8 5.8 - - 3.7 5.7

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

118 137 6.9 9.0 5.2 8.5 11.7 10.6

Government wage and salary workers

379 433 1.8 2.0 1.8 2.4 1.8 1.7

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

335 300 3.4 2.9 3.7 3.2 2.9 2.6

No previous work experience

602 530 - - - - - -

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: May 04, 2018