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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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
Oct.
2021
Oct.
2022
Total Men Women
Oct.
2021
Oct.
2022
Oct.
2021
Oct.
2022
Oct.
2021
Oct.
2022

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,896 5,609 4.3 3.4 4.2 3.3 4.4 3.5

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

5,301 4,381 4.2 3.4 4.0 3.1 4.3 3.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

63 4 10.0 0.8 11.6 0.9 3.8 0.0

Construction

398 419 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.4 3.2 1.8

Manufacturing

499 463 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.8 4.2 3.7

Durable goods

279 319 2.9 3.3 2.5 2.8 3.9 4.9

Nonmetallic mineral products

29 4 6.3 1.2 3.6 0.0 - -

Primary and fabricated metal products

47 64 3.0 3.8 2.6 3.5 5.0 5.8

Machinery manufacturing

38 28 3.0 2.3 1.9 2.0 6.2 3.5

Computer and electronic products

12 38 1.1 3.7 1.2 2.5 0.8 6.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

15 14 3.2 3.6 2.0 1.6 6.1 7.5

Transportation equipment

47 61 1.9 2.6 2.0 2.6 1.7 2.4

Wood products

9 29 2.2 6.8 2.7 7.8 0.0 -

Furniture and related products

6 25 1.6 6.2 2.1 2.6 0.0 17.5

Miscellaneous manufacturing

76 55 4.7 3.2 4.5 2.4 5.0 4.5

Nondurable goods

220 144 4.0 2.7 3.6 2.9 4.5 2.2

Food manufacturing

80 39 4.9 2.6 4.3 3.1 6.0 1.9

Beverage and tobacco products

28 22 8.3 5.7 10.9 7.0 0.0 2.2

Textile, apparel, and leather

29 11 6.5 2.8 3.2 1.5 8.7 3.7

Paper and printing

18 18 2.5 2.5 3.2 2.5 1.3 2.5

Petroleum and coal products

9 0 3.4 0.0 4.5 0.0 - -

Chemicals

24 44 1.5 2.6 1.3 3.0 1.8 1.7

Plastics and rubber products

32 11 5.6 2.0 3.7 1.4 9.4 4.3

Wholesale and retail trade

1,019 699 5.2 3.6 4.5 2.9 6.0 4.6

Wholesale trade

137 85 4.2 2.7 2.8 2.2 7.5 3.9

Retail trade

882 614 5.4 3.8 5.0 3.0 5.9 4.6

Transportation and utilities

381 273 4.7 3.3 3.9 3.0 7.1 4.1

Transportation and warehousing

363 269 5.1 3.7 4.2 3.4 7.9 4.6

Utilities

18 4 1.8 0.4 2.2 0.5 0.0 0.0

Information(3)

83 94 3.5 3.3 3.1 2.3 4.3 5.1

Publishing, except Internet

13 17 3.9 3.2 6.4 3.2 1.3 3.2

Motion picture and sound recording industries

33 46 8.5 9.0 4.6 8.1 15.1 10.8

Broadcasting (except internet)

15 5 4.0 1.5 5.5 0.3 2.0 3.8

Telecommunications

15 16 1.8 1.7 1.8 0.4 1.7 5.4

Financial activities

192 195 1.9 1.9 2.6 1.3 1.3 2.5

Finance and insurance

130 106 1.8 1.4 2.8 1.3 0.9 1.5

Finance

109 76 2.3 1.5 3.5 1.1 1.2 2.0

Insurance

21 30 0.8 1.1 1.2 1.9 0.5 0.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

62 88 2.2 3.4 2.3 1.1 2.2 6.0

Real estate

52 67 2.2 2.9 2.0 1.0 2.4 4.9

Rental and leasing services

10 21 2.7 6.8 3.9 1.6 0.0 22.6

Professional and business services

791 645 4.4 3.5 3.9 3.3 5.0 3.7

Professional and technical services

313 342 2.6 2.7 2.1 2.6 3.3 3.0

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

477 304 8.0 5.0 7.6 4.7 8.5 5.3

Administrative and support services

458 290 8.3 5.2 7.9 5.0 8.7 5.4

Waste management and remediation services

19 14 4.6 2.9 4.7 2.2 4.5 4.4

Education and health services

677 677 2.8 2.7 2.3 2.5 3.0 2.7

Educational services

149 117 3.0 2.2 2.8 2.0 3.1 2.2

Health care and social assistance

529 560 2.7 2.8 2.0 2.8 2.9 2.8

Hospitals

94 116 1.5 1.8 1.7 2.1 1.4 1.7

Health services, except hospitals

366 330 3.4 3.1 2.3 2.0 3.8 3.4

Social assistance

69 113 2.9 3.9 1.4 7.9 3.2 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

960 738 7.5 5.5 8.0 4.4 7.0 6.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

152 192 6.5 7.0 6.5 3.9 6.4 10.0

Accommodation and food services

808 545 7.7 5.2 8.3 4.6 7.2 5.7

Accommodation

160 88 12.9 6.9 13.2 4.6 12.6 8.7

Food services and drinking places

649 458 7.0 4.9 7.7 4.6 6.4 5.2

Other services

239 174 3.5 2.5 2.5 2.2 4.4 2.9

Other services, except private households

166 125 2.8 2.1 2.5 2.1 3.1 2.0

Repair and maintenance

51 40 2.8 2.0 2.9 2.1 1.8 1.9

Personal and laundry services

70 60 3.4 3.0 2.4 3.8 3.9 2.7

Membership associations and organizations

46 25 2.2 1.2 1.8 1.1 2.4 1.3

Private households

73 49 8.7 6.1 2.9 - 9.6 6.1

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

83 81 5.1 5.1 4.7 6.1 6.1 2.4

Government wage and salary workers

467 321 2.2 1.5 2.1 1.7 2.3 1.3

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

510 325 4.7 3.1 3.9 3.5 5.8 2.3

No previous work experience

536 501 - - - - - -

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: November 04, 2022