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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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
June
2022
June
2023
Total Men Women
June
2022
June
2023
June
2022
June
2023
June
2022
June
2023

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,334 6,351 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.8

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

4,607 4,449 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.7 3.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

10 7 1.6 1.3 1.9 1.5 0.0 0.0

Construction

385 381 3.7 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.2 4.3

Manufacturing

465 396 3.0 2.6 2.8 2.5 3.5 2.6

Durable goods

277 238 2.9 2.4 3.0 2.3 2.4 2.7

Nonmetallic mineral products

4 18 1.0 4.3 1.3 3.9 0.0 -

Primary and fabricated metal products

50 43 3.2 2.7 3.1 1.8 3.8 6.2

Machinery manufacturing

16 45 1.3 2.9 1.5 3.6 0.4 0.0

Computer and electronic products

4 11 0.4 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 2.0

Electrical equipment and appliances

27 16 6.6 4.1 2.3 3.5 18.1 6.1

Transportation equipment

70 52 2.8 2.1 2.9 1.6 2.4 3.6

Wood products

22 11 6.0 2.7 7.0 3.3 - 0.0

Furniture and related products

10 9 3.1 3.1 4.2 4.0 0.0 0.9

Miscellaneous manufacturing

74 32 4.3 1.8 5.3 2.0 2.1 1.5

Nondurable goods

189 158 3.2 2.9 2.4 3.1 4.7 2.5

Food manufacturing

89 73 4.6 4.3 3.7 4.7 6.0 3.3

Beverage and tobacco products

10 0 2.8 0.0 0.2 0.0 7.6 0.0

Textile, apparel, and leather

18 15 3.2 4.2 0.0 8.4 6.4 0.7

Paper and printing

13 30 1.7 3.5 0.0 2.3 5.4 6.5

Petroleum and coal products

0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - -

Chemicals

36 31 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.5 2.4 1.8

Plastics and rubber products

22 9 4.5 1.8 5.9 2.3 0.0 0.7

Wholesale and retail trade

799 855 4.1 4.4 3.3 4.5 4.9 4.2

Wholesale trade

79 53 2.5 1.7 2.0 1.7 3.7 1.9

Retail trade

720 802 4.4 4.9 3.7 5.2 5.1 4.6

Transportation and utilities

323 263 3.8 3.1 3.7 3.1 4.3 3.0

Transportation and warehousing

312 242 4.1 3.3 3.9 3.5 4.7 2.9

Utilities

12 21 1.2 1.7 1.5 1.2 0.3 3.6

Information(3)

80 85 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.4 2.8 2.5

Publishing, except Internet

8 9 1.9 1.5 1.7 0.2 2.1 3.5

Motion picture and sound recording industries

24 41 4.3 8.6 5.6 11.3 1.8 3.9

Broadcasting (except internet)

14 6 5.1 2.2 1.7 3.1 10.5 0.0

Telecommunications

22 5 2.7 0.6 4.0 0.8 0.0 0.0

Financial activities

211 226 2.1 2.2 1.9 2.1 2.2 2.3

Finance and insurance

141 192 1.9 2.6 1.7 2.1 2.1 3.0

Finance

65 102 1.4 2.2 1.0 2.3 1.8 2.1

Insurance

76 90 2.8 3.2 3.1 1.8 2.5 4.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

71 33 2.7 1.2 2.6 2.1 2.8 0.1

Real estate

64 19 2.7 0.8 3.1 1.6 2.3 0.1

Rental and leasing services

7 14 2.4 3.2 0.0 4.3 9.5 0.0

Professional and business services

640 628 3.4 3.3 2.9 3.1 4.0 3.5

Professional and technical services

286 336 2.3 2.7 1.6 2.5 3.1 2.9

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

354 292 5.6 4.6 5.5 4.4 5.8 4.9

Administrative and support services

352 276 6.1 4.8 6.2 4.6 6.0 5.0

Waste management and remediation services

2 6 0.5 1.2 0.6 1.7 - 0.0

Education and health services

803 733 3.3 2.8 3.6 2.6 3.2 2.9

Educational services

338 227 6.8 4.3 5.7 3.6 7.5 4.7

Health care and social assistance

465 506 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.2 2.3 2.6

Hospitals

90 141 1.3 2.1 2.1 1.2 1.1 2.4

Health services, except hospitals

277 231 2.7 2.2 3.1 2.6 2.6 2.0

Social assistance

99 134 3.8 4.3 3.4 3.1 3.9 4.6

Leisure and hospitality

721 735 5.2 5.1 5.2 4.7 5.3 5.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

156 156 5.4 5.1 6.8 5.9 3.4 4.2

Accommodation and food services

565 579 5.2 5.1 4.6 4.4 5.7 5.7

Accommodation

76 65 5.5 4.7 4.8 3.1 5.9 5.8

Food services and drinking places

489 514 5.1 5.2 4.6 4.5 5.6 5.7

Other services

169 140 2.5 2.1 2.3 1.7 2.7 2.4

Other services, except private households

127 114 2.1 1.9 2.2 1.5 2.0 2.3

Repair and maintenance

39 38 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.1 0.0 2.6

Personal and laundry services

62 48 3.2 2.2 3.3 1.4 3.2 2.6

Membership associations and organizations

26 28 1.3 1.3 1.4 0.6 1.1 1.9

Private households

42 26 6.4 3.9 - - 6.0 3.0

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

69 85 4.4 5.1 3.9 4.8 5.8 5.7

Government wage and salary workers

653 649 3.1 3.0 2.5 2.8 3.6 3.1

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

284 340 2.7 3.3 3.2 3.5 1.9 3.1

No previous work experience

721 828 - - - - - -

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: May 21, 2024