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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
July
2021
July
2022
Total Men Women
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,221 6,255 5.7 3.8 5.5 3.5 5.8 4.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers(2)

7,019 4,475 5.5 3.4 5.5 3.3 5.5 3.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

68 6 8.9 0.8 10.4 1.0 0.7 0.0

Construction

592 359 6.1 3.5 6.0 3.9 6.7 0.6

Manufacturing

613 491 4.2 3.2 4.6 3.0 3.1 3.6

Durable goods

355 276 3.8 2.9 4.2 2.7 2.6 3.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

16 18 3.9 4.4 5.2 5.5 0.0 1.1

Primary and fabricated metal products

83 34 5.1 2.2 5.7 1.6 1.8 4.7

Machinery manufacturing

28 37 2.5 2.9 2.8 2.5 1.5 4.4

Computer and electronic products

33 4 3.4 0.4 3.2 0.0 4.0 1.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

14 21 3.2 5.4 3.0 3.4 3.4 9.2

Transportation equipment

102 67 4.1 2.7 4.3 3.4 3.6 0.3

Wood products

14 6 3.8 1.7 4.7 2.1 - -

Furniture and related products

5 14 1.3 3.9 0.0 2.7 5.8 7.6

Miscellaneous manufacturing

59 74 3.8 4.4 4.8 4.1 1.4 5.0

Nondurable goods

259 215 4.8 3.7 5.5 3.5 3.6 4.1

Food manufacturing

91 68 5.3 3.7 5.7 3.8 4.9 3.5

Beverage and tobacco products

12 17 3.7 4.6 4.9 5.2 0.0 3.7

Textile, apparel, and leather

20 22 4.7 4.8 5.6 7.6 3.9 1.8

Paper and printing

62 12 7.6 1.6 8.6 0.3 5.0 3.8

Petroleum and coal products

14 11 9.4 7.6 10.5 8.2 - -

Chemicals

44 70 3.1 4.1 3.5 3.3 2.5 5.3

Plastics and rubber products

15 14 2.9 3.0 3.5 1.4 1.5 7.1

Wholesale and retail trade

1,216 804 6.0 4.1 5.7 4.0 6.5 4.3

Wholesale trade

166 60 4.6 1.9 4.3 1.8 5.3 2.2

Retail trade

1,050 744 6.4 4.6 6.1 4.6 6.6 4.5

Transportation and utilities

543 310 6.8 3.7 6.1 3.5 9.1 4.4

Transportation and warehousing

507 303 7.3 4.2 6.7 3.9 9.5 4.9

Utilities

36 6 3.4 0.6 2.3 0.6 6.9 0.4

Information(3)

146 62 5.6 2.4 6.8 2.1 3.5 2.8

Publishing, except Internet

25 8 6.4 1.7 7.8 0.0 4.6 3.9

Motion picture and sound recording industries

69 37 12.1 6.8 17.2 5.1 4.2 11.8

Broadcasting (except internet)

7 3 2.0 0.9 1.4 1.6 2.9 0.0

Telecommunications

29 13 3.1 1.5 4.3 1.7 0.0 1.0

Financial activities

295 162 3.0 1.6 3.2 1.6 2.8 1.6

Finance and insurance

219 113 3.1 1.5 3.4 1.6 2.8 1.5

Finance

111 55 2.5 1.2 2.6 1.2 2.3 1.2

Insurance

108 58 4.2 2.1 5.0 2.4 3.6 2.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

76 49 2.8 1.8 2.7 1.8 3.0 1.8

Real estate

63 45 2.7 1.9 2.3 1.9 3.1 1.9

Rental and leasing services

12 4 3.5 1.2 4.4 1.4 - -

Professional and business services

910 628 5.1 3.3 4.5 2.6 6.0 4.2

Professional and technical services

385 267 3.2 2.1 2.8 1.4 3.8 3.0

Management, administrative, and waste services(3)

525 361 9.0 5.6 7.8 5.0 10.7 6.4

Administrative and support services

496 350 9.2 6.0 8.4 5.4 10.4 6.7

Waste management and remediation services

29 10 7.2 2.2 3.0 2.7 22.7 0.0

Education and health services

1,067 785 4.4 3.2 4.4 2.9 4.4 3.3

Educational services

330 266 6.7 5.4 5.8 3.7 7.2 6.5

Health care and social assistance

736 519 3.8 2.6 3.7 2.5 3.8 2.7

Hospitals

125 71 1.8 1.1 2.4 1.5 1.7 1.0

Health services, except hospitals

433 355 4.3 3.5 4.7 3.0 4.2 3.6

Social assistance

178 92 6.6 3.2 4.1 3.5 7.2 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

1,250 677 9.0 4.8 8.5 4.6 9.5 5.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

224 127 8.3 4.1 8.0 4.3 8.7 3.8

Accommodation and food services

1,026 550 9.2 5.0 8.7 4.6 9.6 5.4

Accommodation

202 65 14.6 4.4 17.0 4.6 12.9 4.3

Food services and drinking places

824 485 8.4 5.1 7.7 4.6 9.1 5.6

Other services

319 194 4.9 2.8 5.4 2.9 4.4 2.7

Other services, except private households

278 166 4.8 2.7 5.4 2.9 4.1 2.4

Repair and maintenance

106 55 5.7 2.7 5.9 2.8 4.8 2.3

Personal and laundry services

112 69 6.0 3.4 8.2 2.1 5.1 3.9

Membership associations and organizations

60 42 2.9 1.9 2.9 3.3 2.8 0.6

Private households

41 28 5.7 3.7 6.3 - 5.7 3.7

Agricultural and related private wage and salary workers(2)

131 82 7.6 4.7 6.6 5.1 10.7 3.8

Government wage and salary workers

853 802 4.1 3.8 3.0 2.7 4.9 4.6

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

546 234 4.9 2.3 4.8 2.2 5.2 2.5

No previous work experience

672 661 - - - - - -

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: August 05, 2022