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676. Unemployment Rates, by Industry, and by Sex

[In percent. For civilian noninstitutional population 16 years old and over. Annual averages of monthly figures. Rate represents unemployment as a percent of labor force in each specified group. Data for 1985-91 not strictly comparable with earlier years due to changes in industrial classification]

 
MALE FEMALE
Industry
1975 1980 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1 1991 1992 1993 1994 1 1995 1 1996 1 1997 1 1998 1 1999 1 1980 1995 1 1996 1 1997 1 1998 1 1999 1 1980 1995 1 1996 1 1997 1 1998 1 1999 1
 
    All unemployed 2 8.5 7.1 7.2 7.0 6.2 5.5 5.3 5.6 6.8 7.5 6.9 6.1 5.6 5.4 4.9 4.5 4.2 6.9 5.6 5.4 4.9 4.4 4.1 7.4 5.6 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.3
Industry: 3
  Agriculture 10.4 11.0 13.2 12.5 10.5 10.6 9.6 9.8 11.8 12.5 11.7 11.3 11.1 10.2 9.1 8.3 8.9 9.7 10.6 10.2 9.1 7.9 8.6 15.1 12.7 10.3 9.1 9.3 9.6
  Mining 4.1 6.4 9.5 13.5 10.0 7.9 5.8 4.8 7.8 8.0 7.4 5.4 5.2 5.1 3.8 3.2 5.7 6.7 5.3 5.2 3.7 3.4 5.8 4.5 4.9 4.2 4.1 1.8 5.4
  Construction 18.0 14.1 13.1 13.1 11.6 10.6 10.0 11.1 15.5 16.8 14.4 11.8 11.5 10.1 9.0 7.5 7.0 14.6 11.9 10.5 9.2 7.7 7.1 8.9 7.5 6.3 6.9 5.9 5.8
  Manufacturing 10.9 8.5 7.7 7.1 6.0 5.3 5.1 5.8 7.3 7.8 7.2 5.6 4.9 4.8 4.2 3.9 3.6 7.4 4.2 4.2 3.5 3.3 3.1 10.8 6.5 6.2 5.5 5.2 4.7
  Transportation and public utilities 5.6 4.9 5.1 5.1 4.5 3.9 3.9 3.9 5.3 5.5 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.1 3.5 3.4 3.0 5.1 4.4 4.1 3.4 3.3 3.0 4.4 4.5 4.2 3.0 3.5 3.2
  Wholesale and retail trade 8.7 7.4 7.6 7.6 6.9 6.2 6.0 6.4 7.6 8.4 7.8 7.4 6.5 6.4 6.2 5.5 5.2 6.6 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.1 4.5 8.3 7.2 7.1 6.9 6.0 6.0
  Finance, insurance, and real estate 4.9 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.0 4.0 4.6 4.1 3.6 3.3 2.7 3.0 2.5 2.3 3.2 3.0 2.9 3.0 2.3 2.4 3.5 3.4 2.6 3.0 2.6 2.3
  Services 7.1 5.9 6.2 6.1 5.4 4.9 4.8 5.0 5.8 6.6 6.1 5.9 5.4 5.4 4.6 4.5 4.1 6.3 5.7 5.6 4.8 4.7 4.2 5.8 5.3 5.2 4.5 4.4 4.0
  Government 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.5 2.8 2.7 2.7 3.3 3.6 3.3 3.4 2.9 2.9 2.6 2.1 2.1 3.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 1.9 2.1 4.3 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.3 2.1



1 See footnote 2, Table 643.
2 Includes the self-employed, unpaid family workers, and persons with no previous work experience, not shown separately.
3 Covers unemployed wage and salary workers.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment and Earnings, monthly, January issues.

http://stats.bls.gov/newsrels.htm



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/676_unemployment_rates_by_industry_and_by.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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