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
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Total Men Women
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,542 7,170 4.8 4.5 5.1 4.8 4.4 4.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

5,848 5,581 4.7 4.5 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

104 27 11.2 3.7 12.1 4.2 4.8 0.6

Construction

645 670 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.7 8.0 4.7

Manufacturing

616 630 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.0 3.8 4.1

Durable goods

364 366 3.8 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.2 2.9

Nonmetallic mineral products

13 18 3.0 4.1 2.7 4.8 - -

Primary and fabricated metal products

81 71 4.7 4.4 5.6 4.3 0.4 4.7

Machinery manufacturing

48 46 3.8 3.6 4.4 4.2 1.8 1.8

Computer and electronic products

40 26 3.5 2.2 3.1 2.6 4.3 1.0

Electrical equipment and appliances

18 18 4.7 5.3 4.4 6.8 5.4 1.7

Transportation equipment

78 88 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.5 2.9 3.0

Wood products

32 23 7.8 5.9 7.5 6.5 - -

Furniture and related products

11 19 2.3 3.6 2.2 4.6 2.5 1.1

Miscellaneous manufacturing

43 58 3.0 3.7 2.6 3.4 3.7 4.4

Nondurable goods

253 264 4.3 4.5 4.2 4.0 4.5 5.5

Food manufacturing

79 106 4.5 5.7 5.5 5.7 2.9 5.8

Beverage and tobacco products

9 17 2.7 5.0 2.9 5.6 2.0 3.5

Textile, apparel, and leather

43 21 7.1 3.7 5.2 3.5 8.8 4.0

Paper and printing

46 28 4.9 3.0 3.4 2.1 7.8 5.3

Petroleum and coal products

8 33 4.5 18.8 5.6 16.5 - -

Chemicals

32 33 2.2 2.4 1.9 2.0 2.6 3.2

Plastics and rubber products

35 26 6.3 4.6 6.8 2.4 4.9 9.7

Wholesale and retail trade

1,005 955 4.9 4.6 4.7 4.4 5.2 4.9

Wholesale trade

127 135 3.6 4.0 2.9 4.1 5.3 3.6

Retail trade

878 820 5.2 4.8 5.2 4.5 5.2 5.0

Transportation and utilities

264 241 4.0 3.6 4.0 3.7 4.2 3.2

Transportation and warehousing

251 221 4.5 3.9 4.5 4.0 4.5 3.6

Utilities

13 21 1.3 1.8 0.8 2.0 2.7 1.2

Information(3)

81 87 2.9 3.1 1.9 3.8 4.6 1.9

Publishing, except Internet

21 22 3.8 4.9 0.0 6.3 8.7 2.7

Motion picture and sound recording industries

17 18 4.2 4.2 5.7 3.9 2.6 4.6

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

17 9 3.0 1.5 2.2 1.9 4.7 0.8

Telecommunications

18 30 2.0 3.1 1.9 4.4 2.3 0.4

Financial activities

260 251 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.7 2.9

Finance and insurance

181 138 2.5 2.0 1.8 1.9 3.1 2.0

Finance

119 88 2.7 2.1 1.6 1.7 3.6 2.4

Insurance

63 50 2.3 1.8 2.2 2.1 2.3 1.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

78 113 3.0 4.5 4.3 3.4 1.6 5.9

Real estate

37 93 1.7 4.4 2.3 3.2 1.2 5.8

Rental and leasing services

41 19 9.4 4.9 10.9 4.3 5.3 6.3

Professional and business services

838 879 5.2 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.3

Professional and technical services

247 342 2.5 3.3 2.4 2.5 2.8 4.3

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

591 537 9.2 8.6 9.2 9.5 9.2 7.2

Administrative and support services

562 520 9.8 9.2 9.7 10.4 9.9 7.5

Waste management and remediation services

19 10 4.1 2.2 4.3 1.8 3.5 3.8

Education and health services

725 667 3.1 2.9 3.0 2.8 3.2 3.0

Educational services

143 146 2.9 3.1 3.4 3.5 2.7 2.8

Health care and social assistance

582 521 3.2 2.9 2.8 2.5 3.3 3.0

Hospitals

81 88 1.4 1.4 0.7 1.2 1.5 1.5

Health services, except hospitals

381 315 3.9 3.3 3.1 1.8 4.2 3.8

Social assistance

121 118 4.7 4.8 7.9 9.6 4.1 3.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,018 899 7.4 6.4 7.5 6.5 7.3 6.3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

199 151 8.1 5.9 10.1 5.7 5.8 6.0

Accommodation and food services

818 747 7.3 6.5 6.9 6.7 7.6 6.4

Accommodation

78 144 4.9 8.9 4.7 7.8 5.0 9.8

Food services and drinking places

740 603 7.7 6.2 7.2 6.5 8.1 5.8

Other services

293 276 4.5 4.2 4.5 3.9 4.6 4.4

Other services, except private households

245 237 4.3 4.0 4.3 3.6 4.3 4.5

Repair and maintenance

85 71 4.8 3.9 5.1 3.8 2.1 5.0

Personal and laundry services

82 75 4.9 3.9 4.4 1.8 5.1 4.8

Membership associations and organizations

77 91 3.5 4.2 3.1 4.4 3.9 4.0

Private households

48 39 6.2 5.4 - - 5.6 4.3

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

190 166 11.7 11.2 10.5 10.5 15.7 13.1

Government wage and salary workers

445 401 2.1 1.9 2.5 2.4 1.8 1.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

338 365 3.5 3.6 3.8 3.6 3.1 3.6

No previous work experience

721 657 - - - - - -

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: January 06, 2017