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.
2016
Apr.
2017
Total Men Women
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,413 6,555 4.7 4.1 4.8 4.1 4.6 4.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

5,735 5,121 4.6 4.1 4.8 4.1 4.4 4.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

86 36 9.5 4.7 9.7 5.1 8.8 1.1

Construction

530 585 6.0 6.3 6.2 6.1 3.4 8.3

Manufacturing

702 620 4.5 3.9 3.9 3.6 5.9 4.4

Durable goods

403 389 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.8 5.3 4.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

22 19 4.7 3.9 4.6 5.0 - 0.4

Primary and fabricated metal products

56 92 3.2 5.6 2.2 6.3 8.0 2.4

Machinery manufacturing

35 23 2.9 1.9 2.8 1.9 3.5 1.9

Computer and electronic products

34 29 2.8 2.7 1.6 1.0 5.1 6.5

Electrical equipment and appliances

24 12 5.7 2.5 5.5 1.9 6.3 3.4

Transportation equipment

133 108 5.4 4.2 5.4 4.1 5.6 4.8

Wood products

38 11 9.4 2.6 10.6 3.1 - -

Furniture and related products

4 7 1.0 1.4 1.4 1.5 0.0 1.2

Miscellaneous manufacturing

57 89 3.6 5.2 2.5 5.0 5.5 5.5

Nondurable goods

299 230 5.2 3.8 4.4 3.2 6.6 4.9

Food manufacturing

127 100 7.0 5.4 7.0 5.2 7.0 5.6

Beverage and tobacco products

12 18 4.0 6.0 2.7 5.2 - -

Textile, apparel, and leather

23 24 3.6 3.5 2.0 5.7 5.3 1.5

Paper and printing

41 19 4.4 1.9 3.3 0.4 8.1 6.0

Petroleum and coal products

13 9 7.3 4.6 4.0 4.6 - -

Chemicals

62 57 4.6 4.0 4.4 2.5 5.0 6.7

Plastics and rubber products

21 3 3.8 0.6 2.9 0.8 6.7 0.2

Wholesale and retail trade

1,054 844 5.3 4.2 4.8 3.2 5.9 5.3

Wholesale trade

141 95 4.0 2.7 3.4 2.5 5.3 3.1

Retail trade

913 749 5.6 4.5 5.3 3.4 5.9 5.6

Transportation and utilities

305 216 4.6 3.5 5.1 3.2 2.9 4.4

Transportation and warehousing

261 183 4.7 3.5 5.4 3.2 2.4 4.5

Utilities

44 32 4.1 3.4 3.8 3.4 4.8 3.4

Information(3)

131 107 4.8 4.1 5.2 3.7 4.1 4.8

Publishing, except Internet

32 21 5.8 3.8 5.8 1.5 5.9 5.6

Motion picture and sound recording industries

20 35 4.7 7.8 3.1 9.6 6.9 4.8

Radio and television broadcasting and cable subscription programming

22 10 3.8 1.8 4.5 1.9 2.0 1.7

Telecommunications

36 38 4.3 4.6 4.7 3.5 3.5 7.5

Financial activities

264 229 2.7 2.3 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.0

Finance and insurance

200 161 2.9 2.2 2.9 2.5 2.9 2.0

Finance

116 100 2.7 2.2 2.4 3.0 2.9 1.5

Insurance

84 61 3.2 2.2 3.7 1.4 2.9 2.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

64 69 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.7 2.0 2.1

Real estate

60 61 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.2 2.4

Rental and leasing services

4 8 1.0 1.7 1.4 2.4 0.0 0.4

Professional and business services

846 819 5.2 4.9 5.0 4.4 5.4 5.7

Professional and technical services

257 314 2.6 3.0 2.5 2.8 2.8 3.3

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

589 505 9.0 8.0 8.7 7.0 9.4 9.4

Administrative and support services

576 478 9.9 8.5 9.8 7.3 9.9 10.0

Waste management and remediation services

13 25 2.6 5.6 2.5 6.2 3.1 3.2

Education and health services

632 612 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.9 2.7 2.5

Educational services

120 144 2.5 2.9 2.0 3.3 2.7 2.7

Health care and social assistance

512 468 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.4

Hospitals

123 100 1.9 1.6 2.3 2.1 1.7 1.4

Health services, except hospitals

278 253 2.9 2.6 2.3 2.8 3.0 2.5

Social assistance

110 115 4.3 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.2 4.5

Leisure and hospitality

893 819 6.5 5.9 6.7 6.0 6.4 5.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

117 159 5.0 5.7 6.1 6.9 3.7 4.5

Accommodation and food services

776 660 6.9 5.9 6.8 5.8 6.9 6.0

Accommodation

118 60 7.8 4.2 7.3 3.5 8.1 4.9

Food services and drinking places

659 600 6.7 6.2 6.7 6.1 6.7 6.2

Other services

292 234 4.4 3.4 4.5 3.4 4.4 3.5

Other services, except private households

215 201 3.7 3.3 4.1 3.1 3.3 3.5

Repair and maintenance

105 70 5.8 3.7 5.2 3.6 11.3 4.7

Personal and laundry services

44 73 2.4 3.5 2.6 2.9 2.3 3.9

Membership associations and organizations

66 57 3.1 2.7 3.0 2.4 3.1 2.8

Private households

77 34 9.3 4.8 19.0 - 8.4 3.7

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

148 118 8.9 6.9 6.6 5.2 15.8 11.7

Government wage and salary workers

490 379 2.3 1.8 2.4 1.8 2.2 1.8

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

315 335 3.1 3.4 2.8 3.7 3.6 2.9

No previous work experience

724 602 - - - - - -

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 05, 2017