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.
2016
Jan.
2017
Total Men Women
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,309 8,149 5.3 5.1 5.5 5.4 5.1 4.9

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

6,496 6,403 5.2 5.1 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

79 51 8.1 6.8 8.5 7.5 5.4 2.1

Construction

729 859 8.5 9.4 8.8 9.3 6.5 10.7

Manufacturing

669 633 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.0 4.7 4.6

Durable goods

426 431 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.2 4.6

Nonmetallic mineral products

23 18 4.6 4.5 5.5 4.6 0.0 -

Primary and fabricated metal products

57 57 3.2 3.5 3.3 3.5 2.4 3.4

Machinery manufacturing

58 55 4.3 4.5 5.2 4.7 1.3 3.3

Computer and electronic products

61 41 5.0 3.6 5.3 4.1 4.4 2.4

Electrical equipment and appliances

12 15 3.6 4.3 4.0 5.6 2.8 0.7

Transportation equipment

84 97 3.8 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.1 3.7

Wood products

44 20 10.7 5.4 11.1 6.3 - -

Furniture and related products

18 22 4.1 4.1 1.9 4.6 10.7 2.7

Miscellaneous manufacturing

69 104 4.9 7.3 3.6 5.7 7.4 10.4

Nondurable goods

243 202 4.2 3.6 3.6 3.0 5.2 4.6

Food manufacturing

119 104 6.4 5.8 7.0 6.1 5.5 5.5

Beverage and tobacco products

9 8 3.0 2.7 3.4 1.7 2.1 5.3

Textile, apparel, and leather

27 16 4.6 2.8 2.1 3.3 6.8 2.4

Paper and printing

30 32 3.2 3.9 1.0 3.4 7.9 5.2

Petroleum and coal products

5 20 3.2 12.0 3.9 3.1 - -

Chemicals

29 15 2.1 1.1 1.3 0.8 3.3 1.6

Plastics and rubber products

24 7 4.2 1.2 4.0 0.5 4.7 3.1

Wholesale and retail trade

1,230 1,164 6.0 5.5 5.7 4.8 6.3 6.5

Wholesale trade

171 155 4.7 4.3 4.2 4.1 6.0 4.8

Retail trade

1,059 1,009 6.2 5.8 6.2 4.9 6.3 6.7

Transportation and utilities

337 308 5.1 4.7 5.0 4.5 5.6 5.2

Transportation and warehousing

314 280 5.6 5.1 5.4 5.0 6.2 5.5

Utilities

23 27 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.0 2.7 4.0

Information(3)

129 137 4.6 4.9 3.9 5.2 5.7 4.4

Publishing, except Internet

30 40 5.7 7.9 4.0 9.8 7.9 4.8

Motion picture and sound recording industries

32 21 7.5 4.7 9.3 1.8 4.7 10.1

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

23 23 3.9 3.9 3.0 3.4 6.0 5.0

Telecommunications

28 40 3.1 4.3 3.1 5.8 3.0 1.5

Financial activities

295 319 3.1 3.3 2.8 3.4 3.3 3.2

Finance and insurance

191 204 2.7 2.9 2.4 3.3 2.9 2.6

Finance

135 113 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.3 3.5 3.0

Insurance

56 91 2.1 3.3 1.7 5.1 2.2 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

105 115 4.2 4.3 4.0 3.7 4.4 5.0

Real estate

75 83 3.6 3.7 2.6 3.0 4.7 4.3

Rental and leasing services

29 32 6.9 8.1 9.1 6.6 2.3 11.4

Professional and business services

886 953 5.6 5.7 5.1 5.8 6.3 5.6

Professional and technical services

286 366 3.0 3.5 2.9 2.9 3.2 4.3

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

600 587 9.6 9.4 8.5 10.3 11.1 8.1

Administrative and support services

589 557 10.5 10.0 9.6 11.0 11.7 8.6

Waste management and remediation services

4 26 0.9 5.6 0.0 6.5 4.8 -

Education and health services

751 623 3.2 2.7 3.0 2.5 3.3 2.8

Educational services

140 148 2.9 3.2 3.2 3.4 2.7 3.0

Health care and social assistance

611 475 3.3 2.6 3.0 2.1 3.4 2.7

Hospitals

94 93 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.8 1.6 1.4

Health services, except hospitals

381 294 3.9 3.1 3.4 1.9 4.0 3.4

Social assistance

136 88 5.4 3.6 5.9 3.9 5.3 3.5

Leisure and hospitality

1,056 1,093 7.7 7.9 7.1 7.4 8.4 8.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

191 196 8.1 7.7 8.4 6.5 7.7 8.9

Accommodation and food services

865 897 7.7 8.0 6.8 7.6 8.5 8.3

Accommodation

133 144 8.4 9.2 7.4 5.5 9.3 12.1

Food services and drinking places

732 754 7.6 7.8 6.7 7.9 8.3 7.6

Other services

336 264 5.2 4.0 5.6 3.9 4.8 4.1

Other services, except private households

274 217 4.8 3.7 5.4 3.9 4.1 3.5

Repair and maintenance

124 100 6.8 5.5 7.2 5.6 2.9 4.7

Personal and laundry services

86 59 5.1 3.1 3.2 1.1 5.7 4.1

Membership associations and organizations

64 57 2.9 2.7 3.4 2.6 2.6 2.8

Private households

62 47 8.0 6.1 - - 7.4 6.4

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

196 198 13.0 12.4 11.5 11.6 17.9 15.1

Government wage and salary workers

512 485 2.4 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.0

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

394 362 4.0 3.8 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.6

No previous work experience

711 701 - - - - - -

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 03, 2017