Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

December 2018

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
December 2018
Dec 2018 Nov 2018 Monthly Change Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 1,751,044 1,445,643 305,401 1,949,903 -198,859 -10.2
Alaska 7,952 6,925 1,027 9,672 -1,720 -17.8
Alabama 15,533 14,633 900 16,770 -1,237 -7.4
Arkansas 11,133 10,157 976 13,761 -2,628 -19.1
Arizona 19,430 19,652 -222 22,013 -2,583 -11.7
California 335,129 258,245 76,884 347,829 -12,700 -3.7
Colorado 19,636 17,742 1,894 21,575 -1,939 -9.0
Connecticut 31,578 26,826 4,752 36,777 -5,199 -14.1
District of Columbia 7,640 7,326 314 8,796 -1,156 -13.1
Delaware 4,812 4,108 704 5,304 -492 -9.3
Florida 37,626 34,282 3,344 41,649 -4,023 -9.7
Georgia 25,146 21,990 3,156 28,012 -2,866 -10.2
Hawaii 6,662 6,715 -53 7,117 -455 -6.4
Iowa 19,639 13,068 6,571 21,765 -2,126 -9.8
Idaho 7,050 4,738 2,312 8,844 -1,794 -20.3
Illinois 104,649 88,679 15,970 117,495 -12,846 -10.9
Indiana 17,185 12,820 4,365 17,658 -473 -2.7
Kansas 9,306 7,704 1,602 11,079 -1,773 -16.0
Kentucky 16,291 13,890 2,401 17,903 -1,612 -9.0
Louisiana 14,453 14,416 37 19,108 -4,655 -24.4
Massachusetts 52,438 44,415 8,023 56,288 -3,850 -6.8
Maryland 27,169 24,349 2,820 34,152 -6,983 -20.4
Maine 6,248 4,019 2,229 5,738 510 8.9
Michigan 62,483 41,515 20,968 70,901 -8,418 -11.9
Minnesota 50,989 33,609 17,380 54,204 -3,215 -5.9
Missouri 22,814 18,965 3,849 26,310 -3,496 -13.3
Mississippi 8,041 6,729 1,312 10,295 -2,254 -21.9
Montana 8,128 6,557 1,571 8,830 -702 -8.0
North Carolina 19,232 17,184 2,048 20,633 -1,401 -6.8
North Dakota 4,346 2,116 2,230 5,706 -1,360 -23.8
Nebraska 5,177 3,122 2,055 5,518 -341 -6.2
New Hampshire 3,223 2,826 397 3,676 -453 -12.3
New Jersey 86,548 80,412 6,136 95,173 -8,625 -9.1
New Mexico 8,850 7,977 873 10,321 -1,471 -14.3
Nevada 20,675 17,656 3,019 23,633 -2,958 -12.5
New York 131,696 115,363 16,333 143,618 -11,922 -8.3
Ohio 54,898 41,260 13,638 62,882 -7,984 -12.7
Oklahoma 12,707 11,831 876 14,591 -1,884 -12.9
Oregon 27,700 23,774 3,926 28,928 -1,228 -4.2
Pennsylvania 109,240 84,800 24,440 121,354 -12,114 -10.0
Puerto Rico 11,573 12,022 -449 22,632 -11,059 -48.9
Rhode Island 7,892 6,315 1,577 8,351 -459 -5.5
South Carolina 16,851 15,388 1,463 19,430 -2,579 -13.3
South Dakota 2,290 1,144 1,146 2,577 -287 -11.1
Tennessee 17,187 14,964 2,223 20,602 -3,415 -16.6
Texas 112,814 103,714 9,100 139,363 -26,549 -19.1
Utah 11,332 8,416 2,916 11,462 -130 -1.1
Virginia 23,685 21,437 2,248 27,565 -3,880 -14.1
Virgin Islands 218 228 -10 649 -431 -66.4
Vermont 3,526 2,846 680 3,674 -148 -4.0
Washington 61,539 53,167 8,372 63,917 -2,378 -3.7
Wisconsin 35,918 23,967 11,951 39,093 -3,175 -8.1
West Virginia 10,025 7,768 2,257 11,747 -1,722 -14.7
Wyoming 2,742 1,872 870 2,963 -221 -7.5
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 1,751,044   1,445,643   1,949,903 -198,859 -10.2
Male 1,025,372 58.6% 782,526   1,134,867 -109,495 -9.6%
Female 715,575 40.9% 655,467   801,296 -85,721 -10.7%
Information Not Available 10,097 0.6% 7,650   13,740 -3,643 -26.5%
 
Ethnicity 1,751,044   1,445,643   1,949,903    
Hispanic or Latino 363,254 20.7% 278,746   399,688 -36,434 -9.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,208,320 69.0% 1,016,179   1,336,609 -128,289 -9.6%
Information Not Available 179,469 10.2% 150,719   213,606 -34,137 -16.0%
 
Race 1,751,044   1,445,643   1,949,903
American Indian or Alaskan Native 24,936 1.4% 20,228   27,752 -2,816 -10.1%
Asian 55,968 3.2% 48,619   64,327 -8,359 -13.0%
Black or African American 291,102 16.6% 270,490   334,149 -43,047 -12.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11,822 0.7% 10,040   13,616 -1,794 -13.2%
White 937,580 53.4% 762,180   1,041,764 -104,184 -10.0%
Information Not Available 434,561 24.7% 336,668   471,461 -36,900 -7.8%
 
Years of Age 1,751,044   1,445,643   1,949,903
Younger than 22 36,944 2.1% 28,515   43,017 -6,073 -14.1%
22-24 75,718 4.3% 60,718   87,892 -12,174 -13.9%
25-34 403,908 23.1% 337,484   453,067 -49,159 -10.9%
35-44 384,589 22.0% 319,605   433,696 -49,107 -11.3%
45-54 388,682 22.2% 321,570   445,598 -56,916 -12.8%
55-59 200,218 11.4% 165,368   217,887 -17,669 -8.1%
60-64 146,932 8.4% 120,299   152,124 -5,192 -3.4%
65 and older 103,953 5.9% 84,355   104,516 -563 -0.5%
Information Not Available 10,100 0.6% 7,729   12,106 -2,006 -16.6%
 
Industry 1,751,044   1,445,643   1,949,903
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 93,569 5.3% 58,056   101,084 -7,515 -7.4%
Mining 11,478 0.7% 7,701   12,409 -931 -7.5%
Utilities 5,015 0.3% 4,226   4,185 830 19.8%
Construction 273,341 15.6% 172,209   286,845 -13,504 -4.7%
Manufacturing 153,381 8.8% 139,866   169,234 -15,853 -9.4%
Wholesale Trade 57,504 3.3% 50,909   63,160 -5,656 -9.0%
Retail Trade 127,889 7.3% 116,258   138,383 -10,494 -7.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 55,537 3.2% 46,094   63,394 -7,857 -12.4%
Information 47,043 2.7% 43,732   56,501 -9,458 -16.7%
Finance and Insurance 53,568 3.1% 50,744   53,577 -9 0.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 26,905 1.5% 23,594   26,821 84 0.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 91,145 5.2% 84,983   103,813 -12,668 -12.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12,261 0.7% 10,674   12,970 -709 -5.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 211,721 12.1% 170,156   272,065 -60,344 -22.2%
Educational Services 40,663 2.3% 37,764   49,297 -8,634 -17.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 134,166 7.7% 128,279   151,459 -17,293 -11.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 38,379 2.2% 29,498   43,032 -4,653 -10.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 99,423 5.7% 88,331   117,824 -18,401 -15.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 45,107 2.6% 39,796   49,336 -4,229 -8.6%
Public Administration 32,775 1.9% 28,626   39,703 -6,928 -17.4%
Information Not Available 140,174 8.0% 114,147   134,811 5,363 4.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,952 6,925 9,672 -1,720 -17.8
Male 4,725 59.4% 4,028   6,085 -1,360 -22.4%
Female 3,207 40.3% 2,893   3,573 -366 -10.2%
Information Not Available 20 0.3% 4   14 6 42.9%
 
Ethnicity 7,952   6,925   9,672    
Hispanic or Latino 10 0.1% 10   10 0 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,576 95.3% 6,589   9,275 -1,699 -18.3%
Information Not Available 366 4.6% 326   387 -21 -5.4%
 
Race 7,952 6,925 9,672
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,368 29.8% 2,150   2,717 -349 -12.8%
Asian 603 7.6% 488   666 -63 -9.5%
Black or African American 347 4.4% 333   450 -103 -22.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 179 2.3% 161   264 -85 -32.2%
White 4,081 51.3% 3,457   5,180 -1,099 -21.2%
Information Not Available 374 4.7% 336   395 -21 -5.3%
 
Years of Age 7,952 6,925 9,672
Younger than 22 166 1.4% 121   161 5 3.1%
22-24 271 2.4% 273   441 -170 -38.5%
25-34 2,201 19.2% 1,948   2,719 -518 -19.1%
35-44 2,006 17.5% 1,694   2,306 -300 -13.0%
45-54 1,554 13.6% 1,391   1,930 -376 -19.5%
55-59 837 7.3% 691   1,064 -227 -21.3%
60-64 584 5.1% 504   673 -89 -13.2%
65 and older 333 2.9% 303   378 -45 -11.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,952 6,925 9,672
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 47 0.6% 35   77 -30 -39.0%
Mining 207 2.6% 160   311 -104 -33.4%
Utilities 74 0.9% 54   61 13 21.3%
Construction 1,610 20.1% 1,316   2,092 -482 -23.0%
Manufacturing 899 11.2% 756   966 -67 -6.9%
Wholesale Trade 94 1.2% 83   142 -48 -33.8%
Retail Trade 739 9.2% 616   749 -10 -1.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 448 5.6% 389   545 -97 -17.8%
Information 74 0.9% 68   90 -16 -17.8%
Finance and Insurance 93 1.2% 85   142 -49 -34.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 124 1.6% 127   196 -72 -36.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 181 2.3% 176   283 -102 -36.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 21 0.3% 22   7 14 200.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 383 4.8% 356   556 -173 -31.1%
Educational Services 222 2.8% 165   255 -33 -12.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 552 6.9% 550   662 -110 -16.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 148 1.9% 141   185 -37 -20.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 724 9.1% 696   753 -29 -3.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 234 2.9% 195   313 -79 -25.2%
Public Administration 788 9.9% 717   963 -175 -18.2%
Information Not Available 290 3.6% 218   324 -34 -10.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,533 14,633 16,770
Male 7,781 50.1% 7,246   8,646 -865 -10.0%
Female 7,732 49.8% 7,338   8,105 -373 -4.6%
Information Not Available 20 0.1% 49   19 1 5.3%
 
Ethnicity 15,533 14,633 16,770
Hispanic or Latino 228 1.5% 223   237 -9 -3.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,604 74.7% 10,987   12,339 -735 -6.0%
Information Not Available 3,701 23.8% 3,423   4,194 -493 -11.8%
 
Race 15,533 14,633 16,770
American Indian or Alaskan Native 883 5.7% 650   1,055 -172 -16.3%
Asian 437 2.8% 364   500 -63 -12.6%
Black or African American 6,739 43.4% 6,326   7,120 -381 -5.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1% 15   14 7 50.0%
White 6,563 42.3% 6,409   7,210 -647 -9.0%
Information Not Available 890 5.7% 869   871 19 2.2%
 
Years of Age 15,533 14,633 16,770
Younger than 22 367 1.7% 351   402 -35 -8.7%
22-24 753 3.6% 664   868 -115 -13.2%
25-34 3,777 18.0% 3,546   4,240 -463 -10.9%
35-44 3,730 17.8% 3,555   3,948 -218 -5.5%
45-54 3,432 16.4% 3,212   3,624 -192 -5.3%
55-59 1,559 7.4% 1,468   1,690 -131 -7.8%
60-64 1,111 5.3% 1,022   1,162 -51 -4.4%
65 and older 796 3.8% 769   823 -27 -3.3%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 46   13 -5 -38.5%
 
Industry 15,533 14,633 16,770
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 153 1.0% 167   148 5 3.4%
Mining 55 0.4% 59   39 16 41.0%
Utilities 35 0.2% 24   53 -18 -34.0%
Construction 1,516 9.7% 1,448   1,595 -79 -5.0%
Manufacturing 2,398 15.3% 2,356   2,538 -140 -5.5%
Wholesale Trade 551 3.5% 569   611 -60 -9.8%
Retail Trade 1,663 10.6% 1,633   1,839 -176 -9.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 373 2.4% 378   417 -44 -10.6%
Information 223 1.4% 219   243 -20 -8.2%
Finance and Insurance 593 3.8% 559   540 53 9.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 201 1.3% 197   228 -27 -11.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 763 4.9% 753   793 -30 -3.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 102 0.7% 45   55 47 85.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,054 13.1% 1,889   2,375 -321 -13.5%
Educational Services 439 2.8% 396   423 16 3.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,327 8.5% 1,334   1,440 -113 -7.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 111 0.7% 93   132 -21 -15.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,162 7.4% 981   1,332 -170 -12.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 401 2.6% 364   422 -21 -5.0%
Public Administration 290 1.8% 257   252 38 15.1%
Information Not Available 1,123 7.2% 912   1,295 -172 -13.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,133 10,157 13,761
Male 5,628 50.6% 5,370   7,515 -1,887 -25.1%
Female 4,320 38.8% 4,466   5,563 -1,243 -22.3%
Information Not Available 1,185 10.6% 321   683 502 73.5%
 
Ethnicity 11,133 10,157 13,761
Hispanic or Latino 68 0.6% 69   121 -53 -43.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,880 88.7% 9,767   12,957 -3,077 -23.7%
Information Not Available 1,185 10.6% 321   683 502 73.5%
 
Race 11,133 10,157 13,761
American Indian or Alaskan Native 104 0.9% 108   160 -56 -35.0%
Asian 21 0.2% 24   14 7 50.0%
Black or African American 2,799 25.3% 2,952   3,601 -802 -22.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 578 5.2% 543   728 -150 -20.6%
White 6,378 57.6% 6,140   8,454 -2,076 -24.6%
Information Not Available 1,185 10.7% 321   804 381 47.4%
 
Years of Age 11,133 10,157 13,761
Younger than 22 270 1.6% 270   370 -100 -27.0%
22-24 434 2.6% 430   649 -215 -33.1%
25-34 2,149 12.8% 2,187   2,938 -789 -26.9%
35-44 2,397 14.3% 2,354   3,076 -679 -22.1%
45-54 2,258 13.5% 2,214   2,991 -733 -24.5%
55-59 1,113 6.7% 1,102   1,388 -275 -19.8%
60-64 777 4.6% 751   959 -182 -19.0%
65 and older 550 3.3% 528   707 -157 -22.2%
Information Not Available 1,185 7.1% 321   683 502 73.5%
 
Industry 11,133 10,157 13,761
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 347 3.0% 261   398 -51 -12.8%
Mining 85 0.7% 79   86 -1 -1.2%
Utilities 14 0.1% 13   29 -15 -51.7%
Construction 1,138 9.9% 1,037   1,348 -210 -15.6%
Manufacturing 1,320 11.5% 1,484   2,151 -831 -38.6%
Wholesale Trade 434 3.8% 464   657 -223 -33.9%
Retail Trade 933 8.1% 950   1,289 -356 -27.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 311 2.7% 367   390 -79 -20.3%
Information 124 1.1% 142   182 -58 -31.9%
Finance and Insurance 166 1.4% 189   223 -57 -25.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 140 1.2% 161   156 -16 -10.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 389 3.4% 383   453 -64 -14.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 38 0.3% 62   94 -56 -59.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,235 10.8% 1,098   1,484 -249 -16.8%
Educational Services 179 1.6% 180   192 -13 -6.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,165 10.1% 1,297   1,222 -57 -4.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 157 1.4% 117   180 -23 -12.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 662 5.8% 556   908 -246 -27.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 240 2.1% 213   366 -126 -34.4%
Public Administration 201 1.8% 198   240 -39 -16.3%
Information Not Available 1,855 16.2% 906   1,713 142 8.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,430 19,652 22,013
Male 9,649 49.7% 9,820   11,238 -1,589 -14.1%
Female 9,767 50.3% 9,821   10,767 -1,000 -9.3%
Information Not Available 14 0.1% 11   8 6 75.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,430 19,652 22,013
Hispanic or Latino 5,470 28.2% 6,222   6,173 -703 -11.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,991 51.4% 9,425   11,265 -1,274 -11.3%
Information Not Available 3,969 20.4% 4,005   4,575 -606 -13.2%
 
Race 19,430 19,652 22,013
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,592 8.2% 1,383   1,688 -96 -5.7%
Asian 1,022 5.3% 1,136   1,066 -44 -4.1%
Black or African American 1,855 9.5% 1,805   1,998 -143 -7.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 231 1.2% 173   284 -53 -18.7%
White 10,583 54.5% 10,197   12,200 -1,617 -13.3%
Information Not Available 4,147 21.3% 4,958   4,777 -630 -13.2%
 
Years of Age 19,430 19,652 22,013
Younger than 22 328 1.2% 306   413 -85 -20.6%
22-24 771 2.7% 808   914 -143 -15.6%
25-34 4,439 15.6% 4,542   5,058 -619 -12.2%
35-44 4,429 15.6% 4,371   4,876 -447 -9.2%
45-54 4,340 15.3% 4,433   5,071 -731 -14.4%
55-59 2,303 8.1% 2,297   2,585 -282 -10.9%
60-64 1,646 5.8% 1,673   1,870 -224 -12.0%
65 and older 1,174 4.1% 1,222   1,226 -52 -4.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 19,430 19,652 22,013
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 476 2.4% 1,219   473 3 0.6%
Mining 75 0.4% 57   51 24 47.1%
Utilities 41 0.2% 29   42 -1 -2.4%
Construction 1,392 7.0% 1,242   1,638 -246 -15.0%
Manufacturing 967 4.9% 985   1,143 -176 -15.4%
Wholesale Trade 671 3.4% 699   731 -60 -8.2%
Retail Trade 1,581 7.9% 1,574   1,722 -141 -8.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 526 2.6% 553   542 -16 -3.0%
Information 320 1.6% 337   385 -65 -16.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,086 5.5% 1,005   1,120 -34 -3.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 367 1.8% 352   393 -26 -6.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,094 5.5% 1,074   1,167 -73 -6.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 94 0.5% 110   84 10 11.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,662 13.4% 2,562   3,276 -614 -18.7%
Educational Services 494 2.5% 496   600 -106 -17.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,908 9.6% 1,878   2,209 -301 -13.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 270 1.4% 254   306 -36 -11.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,202 6.0% 1,062   1,286 -84 -6.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 407 2.0% 411   474 -67 -14.1%
Public Administration 460 2.3% 486   565 -105 -18.6%
Information Not Available 3,337 16.8% 3,267   3,806 -469 -12.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 335,129 258,245 347,829
Male 180,642 53.9% 131,430   188,460 -7,818 -4.1%
Female 154,292 46.0% 126,815   159,075 -4,783 -3.0%
Information Not Available 195 0.1% 0   294 -99 -33.7%
 
Ethnicity 335,129 258,245 347,829
Hispanic or Latino 154,877 46.2% 107,586   159,075 -4,198 -2.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 148,144 44.2% 125,084   159,858 -11,714 -7.3%
Information Not Available 32,108 9.6% 25,575   28,896 3,212 11.1%
 
Race 335,129 258,245 347,829
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2,830 0.8% 2,115   2,939 -109 -3.7%
Asian 26,642 7.9% 21,633   30,267 -3,625 -12.0%
Black or African American 25,862 7.7% 22,882   30,659 -4,797 -15.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 92,809 27.7% 78,454   95,993 -3,184 -3.3%
Information Not Available 186,986 55.8% 133,161   187,971 -985 -0.5%
 
Years of Age 335,129 258,245 347,829
Younger than 22 6,246 1.6% 5,096   9,110 -2,864 -31.4%
22-24 15,419 3.9% 12,787   16,260 -841 -5.2%
25-34 80,220 20.1% 66,146   79,146 1,074 1.4%
35-44 69,778 17.5% 54,130   77,480 -7,702 -9.9%
45-54 72,706 18.3% 54,803   80,615 -7,909 -9.8%
55-59 38,841 9.8% 29,901   38,691 150 0.4%
60-64 29,668 7.4% 20,383   26,447 3,221 12.2%
65 and older 22,251 5.6% 14,999   19,982 2,269 11.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   98 -98 -100.0%
 
Industry 335,129 258,245 347,829
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 73,095 17.9% 42,112   79,342 -6,247 -7.9%
Mining 293 0.1% 769   784 -491 -62.6%
Utilities 1,171 0.3% 865   1,077 94 8.7%
Construction 30,351 7.4% 20,190   26,153 4,198 16.1%
Manufacturing 30,449 7.5% 23,459   28,014 2,435 8.7%
Wholesale Trade 4,294 1.1% 2,980   980 3,314 338.2%
Retail Trade 23,812 5.8% 19,710   18,023 5,789 32.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 7,807 1.9% 5,576   9,795 -1,988 -20.3%
Information 21,373 5.2% 18,844   26,055 -4,682 -18.0%
Finance and Insurance 7,222 1.8% 7,211   5,779 1,443 25.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 4,587 1.1% 3,461   2,155 2,432 112.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,831 1.7% 6,826   6,367 464 7.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 31,034 7.6% 31,632   66,412 -35,378 -53.3%
Educational Services 9,857 2.4% 7,692   12,538 -2,681 -21.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 22,153 5.4% 18,941   20,570 1,583 7.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,880 1.2% 3,654   5,485 -605 -11.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 11,906 2.9% 10,576   14,595 -2,689 -18.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 8,881 2.2% 7,403   8,228 653 7.9%
Public Administration 3,221 0.8% 3,173   4,212 -991 -23.5%
Information Not Available 31,912 7.8% 23,171   11,265 20,647 183.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,636 17,742 21,575
Male 11,324 57.7% 9,521   12,235 -911 -7.4%
Female 8,311 42.3% 8,220   9,340 -1,029 -11.0%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 19,636 17,742 21,575
Hispanic or Latino 4,503 22.9% 3,578   4,778 -275 -5.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,172 67.1% 12,404   14,522 -1,350 -9.3%
Information Not Available 1,961 10.0% 1,760   2,275 -314 -13.8%
 
Race 19,636 17,742 21,575
American Indian or Alaskan Native 420 2.1% 356   362 58 16.0%
Asian 300 1.5% 299   451 -151 -33.5%
Black or African American 1,310 6.7% 1,245   1,347 -37 -2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 73 0.4% 70   76 -3 -3.9%
White 13,537 68.9% 12,460   14,827 -1,290 -8.7%
Information Not Available 3,996 20.4% 3,312   4,512 -516 -11.4%
 
Years of Age 19,636 17,742 21,575
Younger than 22 255 0.8% 191   300 -45 -15.0%
22-24 577 1.8% 456   650 -73 -11.2%
25-34 4,051 13.0% 3,765   4,619 -568 -12.3%
35-44 4,535 14.5% 4,251   4,791 -256 -5.3%
45-54 4,581 14.7% 4,063   5,127 -546 -10.6%
55-59 2,414 7.7% 2,131   2,775 -361 -13.0%
60-64 1,963 6.3% 1,778   2,035 -72 -3.5%
65 and older 1,253 4.0% 1,097   1,270 -17 -1.3%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 10   8 -1 -12.5%
 
Industry 19,636 17,742 21,575
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 275 1.4% 211   288 -13 -4.5%
Mining 187 0.9% 160   165 22 13.3%
Utilities 40 0.2% 41   41 -1 -2.4%
Construction 3,239 16.3% 2,138   3,135 104 3.3%
Manufacturing 1,066 5.4% 1,068   1,413 -347 -24.6%
Wholesale Trade 900 4.5% 852   1,044 -144 -13.8%
Retail Trade 1,342 6.7% 1,325   1,561 -219 -14.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 473 2.4% 460   513 -40 -7.8%
Information 761 3.8% 736   806 -45 -5.6%
Finance and Insurance 875 4.4% 870   899 -24 -2.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 456 2.3% 490   471 -15 -3.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,674 8.4% 1,643   2,065 -391 -18.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 320 1.6% 214   316 4 1.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,471 12.4% 1,930   2,869 -398 -13.9%
Educational Services 573 2.9% 540   632 -59 -9.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,717 8.6% 1,652   1,850 -133 -7.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 380 1.9% 510   440 -60 -13.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,195 6.0% 1,429   1,245 -50 -4.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 535 2.7% 491   545 -10 -1.8%
Public Administration 629 3.2% 515   718 -89 -12.4%
Information Not Available 528 2.7% 467   559 -31 -5.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 31,578 26,826 36,777
Male 18,689 59.2% 14,398   22,185 -3,496 -15.8%
Female 12,889 40.8% 12,428   14,592 -1,703 -11.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 31,578 26,826 36,777
Hispanic or Latino 5,797 18.4% 4,516   6,576 -779 -11.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,781 81.6% 22,310   30,201 -4,420 -14.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 31,578 26,826 36,777
American Indian or Alaskan Native 111 0.4% 93   141 -30 -21.3%
Asian 562 1.8% 487   627 -65 -10.4%
Black or African American 5,049 16.0% 4,651   5,595 -546 -9.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 18,025 57.1% 15,123   21,189 -3,164 -14.9%
Information Not Available 7,831 24.8% 6,472   9,225 -1,394 -15.1%
 
Years of Age 31,578 26,826 36,777
Younger than 22 607 1.3% 471   781 -174 -22.3%
22-24 1,381 3.0% 1,038   1,662 -281 -16.9%
25-34 7,145 15.3% 5,971   8,226 -1,081 -13.1%
35-44 6,332 13.6% 5,369   7,398 -1,066 -14.4%
45-54 6,915 14.8% 5,943   8,351 -1,436 -17.2%
55-59 3,751 8.1% 3,258   4,367 -616 -14.1%
60-64 3,022 6.5% 2,642   3,359 -337 -10.0%
65 and older 2,425 5.2% 2,134   2,633 -208 -7.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 31,578 26,826 36,777
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 306 1.0% 149   339 -33 -9.7%
Mining 19 0.1% 12   24 -5 -20.8%
Utilities 36 0.1% 41   49 -13 -26.5%
Construction 4,297 13.5% 2,672   5,717 -1,420 -24.8%
Manufacturing 2,959 9.3% 2,725   3,336 -377 -11.3%
Wholesale Trade 1,263 4.0% 1,164   1,399 -136 -9.7%
Retail Trade 3,297 10.3% 3,016   3,783 -486 -12.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,124 3.5% 1,065   1,277 -153 -12.0%
Information 467 1.5% 584   576 -109 -18.9%
Finance and Insurance 1,126 3.5% 1,098   1,312 -186 -14.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 496 1.6% 440   524 -28 -5.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,686 5.3% 1,645   1,910 -224 -11.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 314 1.0% 312   316 -2 -0.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,561 14.3% 3,158   5,389 -828 -15.4%
Educational Services 1,037 3.3% 992   1,168 -131 -11.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,425 10.7% 3,453   4,011 -586 -14.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,031 3.2% 635   1,227 -196 -16.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,336 7.3% 2,037   2,292 44 1.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,000 3.1% 914   1,132 -132 -11.7%
Public Administration 393 1.2% 359   429 -36 -8.4%
Information Not Available 405 1.3% 355   567 -162 -28.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,640 7,326 8,796
Male 3,484 45.6% 3,308   4,025 -541 -13.4%
Female 4,156 54.4% 4,016   4,769 -613 -12.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   2 -2 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,640 7,326 8,796
Hispanic or Latino 592 7.7% 492   745 -153 -20.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,027 92.0% 6,814   8,013 -986 -12.3%
Information Not Available 21 0.3% 20   38 -17 -44.7%
 
Race 7,640 7,326 8,796
American Indian or Alaskan Native 29 0.4% 37   34 -5 -14.7%
Asian 179 2.3% 160   220 -41 -18.6%
Black or African American 5,331 69.8% 5,263   5,992 -661 -11.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 30 0.4% 26   19 11 57.9%
White 1,377 18.0% 1,208   1,535 -158 -10.3%
Information Not Available 694 9.1% 632   996 -302 -30.3%
 
Years of Age 7,640 7,326 8,796
Younger than 22 110 1.3% 111   152 -42 -27.6%
22-24 339 4.0% 346   432 -93 -21.5%
25-34 2,138 25.3% 2,056   2,437 -299 -12.3%
35-44 1,772 21.0% 1,659   2,074 -302 -14.6%
45-54 1,598 18.9% 1,539   1,825 -227 -12.4%
55-59 767 9.1% 728   903 -136 -15.1%
60-64 560 6.6% 534   604 -44 -7.3%
65 and older 356 4.2% 353   369 -13 -3.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 7,640 7,326 8,796
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Construction 13 0.2% 13   17 -4 -23.5%
Manufacturing 4 0.1% 3   1 3 300.0%
Wholesale Trade 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Retail Trade 9 0.1% 7   18 -9 -50.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 11 0.1% 8   16 -5 -31.3%
Information 1 0.0% 1   11 -10 -90.9%
Finance and Insurance 0 0.0% 3   11 -11 -100.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3 0.0% 3   5 -2 -40.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 9 0.1% 11   72 -63 -87.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 22 0.3% 20   47 -25 -53.2%
Educational Services 4 0.1% 7   5 -1 -20.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6 0.1% 5   17 -11 -64.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6 0.1% 7   4 2 50.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 10 0.1% 10   21 -11 -52.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1 0.0% 10   19 -18 -94.7%
Public Administration 2 0.0% 3   4 -2 -50.0%
Information Not Available 7,539 98.7% 7,215   8,526 -987 -11.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 4,812 4,108 5,304
Male 2,047 42.5% 1,684   2,316 -269 -11.6%
Female 2,401 49.9% 2,115   2,647 -246 -9.3%
Information Not Available 364 7.6% 309   341 23 6.7%
 
Ethnicity 4,812 4,108 5,304
Hispanic or Latino 313 6.5% 261   372 -59 -15.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,135 85.9% 3,539   4,591 -456 -9.9%
Information Not Available 364 7.6% 309   341 23 6.7%
 
Race 4,812 4,108 5,304
American Indian or Alaskan Native 11 0.2% 12   15 -4 -26.7%
Asian 76 1.6% 71   97 -21 -21.6%
Black or African American 2,016 41.9% 1,695   2,241 -225 -10.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1% 5   0 6 0.0%
White 2,406 50.0% 2,066   2,666 -260 -9.8%
Information Not Available 295 6.1% 258   284 11 3.9%
 
Years of Age 4,812 4,108 5,304
Younger than 22 48 0.7% 69   67 -19 -28.4%
22-24 196 2.9% 165   219 -23 -10.5%
25-34 1,087 16.2% 937   1,298 -211 -16.3%
35-44 1,041 15.5% 781   1,195 -154 -12.9%
45-54 967 14.4% 975   1,079 -112 -10.4%
55-59 567 8.5% 512   581 -14 -2.4%
60-64 510 7.6% 390   474 36 7.6%
65 and older 329 4.9% 227   322 7 2.2%
Information Not Available 67 1.0% 52   69 -2 -2.9%
 
Industry 4,812 4,108 5,304
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 44 0.9% 31   11 33 300.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 13 0.3% 9   11 2 18.2%
Construction 236 4.9% 193   330 -94 -28.5%
Manufacturing 301 6.2% 267   353 -52 -14.7%
Wholesale Trade 150 3.1% 153   137 13 9.5%
Retail Trade 657 13.5% 590   678 -21 -3.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 129 2.7% 121   183 -54 -29.5%
Information 67 1.4% 50   65 2 3.1%
Finance and Insurance 474 9.8% 439   509 -35 -6.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 124 2.6% 109   128 -4 -3.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 326 6.7% 279   396 -70 -17.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15 0.3% 5   27 -12 -44.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 790 16.3% 628   892 -102 -11.4%
Educational Services 89 1.8% 85   130 -41 -31.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 565 11.6% 515   635 -70 -11.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 95 2.0% 62   90 5 5.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 520 10.7% 392   532 -12 -2.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 129 2.7% 113   128 1 0.8%
Public Administration 51 1.1% 40   57 -6 -10.5%
Information Not Available 37 0.8% 27   12 25 208.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 37,626 34,282 41,649
Male 17,454 46.4% 15,533   19,832 -2,378 -12.0%
Female 20,125 53.5% 18,715   21,783 -1,658 -7.6%
Information Not Available 47 0.1% 34   34 13 38.2%
 
Ethnicity 37,626 34,282 41,649
Hispanic or Latino 8,330 22.1% 7,697   10,330 -2,000 -19.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,627 68.1% 23,551   27,487 -1,860 -6.8%
Information Not Available 3,669 9.8% 3,034   3,832 -163 -4.3%
 
Race 37,626 34,282 41,649
American Indian or Alaskan Native 237 0.6% 204   256 -19 -7.4%
Asian 684 1.8% 578   632 52 8.2%
Black or African American 9,585 25.5% 8,833   10,647 -1,062 -10.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 165 0.4% 166   283 -118 -41.7%
White 22,466 59.7% 20,480   24,526 -2,060 -8.4%
Information Not Available 4,489 11.9% 4,021   5,305 -816 -15.4%
 
Years of Age 37,626 34,282 41,649
Younger than 22 345 0.6% 353   381 -36 -9.4%
22-24 921 1.6% 904   1,126 -205 -18.2%
25-34 6,911 12.1% 6,679   7,902 -991 -12.5%
35-44 7,689 13.5% 7,091   8,333 -644 -7.7%
45-54 7,559 13.2% 6,818   8,745 -1,186 -13.6%
55-59 3,934 6.9% 3,693   4,244 -310 -7.3%
60-64 2,928 5.1% 2,609   3,106 -178 -5.7%
65 and older 2,078 3.6% 1,871   2,056 22 1.1%
Information Not Available 5,261 9.2% 4,264   5,756 -495 -8.6%
 
Industry 37,626 34,282 41,649
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 319 0.8% 343   354 -35 -9.9%
Mining 22 0.1% 18   27 -5 -18.5%
Utilities 67 0.2% 56   65 2 3.1%
Construction 2,576 6.8% 2,200   2,592 -16 -0.6%
Manufacturing 1,608 4.2% 1,568   1,749 -141 -8.1%
Wholesale Trade 1,403 3.7% 1,340   1,734 -331 -19.1%
Retail Trade 3,201 8.4% 3,093   3,683 -482 -13.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 918 2.4% 863   1,009 -91 -9.0%
Information 618 1.6% 580   700 -82 -11.7%
Finance and Insurance 1,759 4.6% 1,504   1,832 -73 -4.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 782 2.1% 748   970 -188 -19.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,704 7.1% 2,489   3,048 -344 -11.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 415 1.1% 373   493 -78 -15.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,633 17.5% 5,817   7,278 -645 -8.9%
Educational Services 850 2.2% 881   876 -26 -3.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,893 10.3% 3,767   4,070 -177 -4.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 566 1.5% 506   819 -253 -30.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,981 7.9% 2,748   3,266 -285 -8.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,075 2.8% 1,011   1,151 -76 -6.6%
Public Administration 520 1.4% 466   558 -38 -6.8%
Information Not Available 4,716 12.4% 3,911   5,375 -659 -12.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 25,146 21,990 28,012
Male 11,475 45.6% 10,243   13,098 -1,623 -12.4%
Female 11,625 46.2% 10,054   13,386 -1,761 -13.2%
Information Not Available 2,046 8.1% 1,693   1,528 518 33.9%
 
Ethnicity 25,146 21,990 28,012
Hispanic or Latino 238 0.9% 220   48 190 395.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,862 90.9% 20,077   26,436 -3,574 -13.5%
Information Not Available 2,046 8.1% 1,693   1,528 518 33.9%
 
Race 25,146 21,990 28,012
American Indian or Alaskan Native 71 0.3% 67   118 -47 -39.8%
Asian 352 1.4% 315   426 -74 -17.4%
Black or African American 13,443 53.5% 11,496   15,762 -2,319 -14.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 9,234 36.7% 8,419   10,178 -944 -9.3%
Information Not Available 2,046 8.1% 1,693   1,528 518 33.9%
 
Years of Age 25,146 21,990 28,012
Younger than 22 486 1.5% 432   519 -33 -6.4%
22-24 1,009 3.1% 834   1,236 -227 -18.4%
25-34 5,969 18.2% 5,000   6,844 -875 -12.8%
35-44 6,188 18.9% 5,388   6,971 -783 -11.2%
45-54 6,056 18.5% 5,379   6,674 -618 -9.3%
55-59 2,788 8.5% 2,512   2,938 -150 -5.1%
60-64 1,646 5.0% 1,527   1,832 -186 -10.2%
65 and older 1,004 3.1% 918   998 6 0.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 25,146 21,990 28,012
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 423 1.7% 361   493 -70 -14.2%
Mining 27 0.1% 32   23 4 17.4%
Utilities 22 0.1% 21   24 -2 -8.3%
Construction 1,081 4.2% 1,332   1,093 -12 -1.1%
Manufacturing 1,784 7.0% 1,568   2,140 -356 -16.6%
Wholesale Trade 876 3.4% 805   1,061 -185 -17.4%
Retail Trade 1,654 6.5% 1,409   1,848 -194 -10.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 447 1.7% 402   547 -100 -18.3%
Information 360 1.4% 316   483 -123 -25.5%
Finance and Insurance 678 2.7% 563   770 -92 -11.9%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 285 1.1% 251   347 -62 -17.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,351 17.0% 3,718   5,053 -702 -13.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 36 0.1% 25   44 -8 -18.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 58 0.2% 55   66 -8 -12.1%
Educational Services 420 1.6% 370   506 -86 -17.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,018 4.0% 913   1,241 -223 -18.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,171 4.6% 887   1,116 55 4.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 168 0.7% 144   184 -16 -8.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 245 1.0% 216   265 -20 -7.5%
Public Administration 190 0.7% 187   269 -79 -29.4%
Information Not Available 9,852 38.5% 8,415   10,439 -587 -5.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,662 6,715 7,117
Male 4,561 68.5% 4,476   4,985 -424 -8.5%
Female 2,101 31.5% 2,238   2,131 -30 -1.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   1 -1 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,662 6,715 7,117
Hispanic or Latino 444 6.7% 458   507 -63 -12.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,683 70.3% 4,752   4,827 -144 -3.0%
Information Not Available 1,535 23.0% 1,505   1,783 -248 -13.9%
 
Race 6,662 6,715 7,117
American Indian or Alaskan Native 46 0.7% 40   37 9 24.3%
Asian 2,243 33.7% 2,348   2,234 9 0.4%
Black or African American 108 1.6% 108   116 -8 -6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,042 30.7% 2,007   2,352 -310 -13.2%
White 1,381 20.7% 1,403   1,464 -83 -5.7%
Information Not Available 842 12.6% 809   914 -72 -7.9%
 
Years of Age 6,662 6,715 7,117
Younger than 22 108 1.4% 115   146 -38 -26.0%
22-24 248 3.3% 256   299 -51 -17.1%
25-34 1,586 21.2% 1,475   1,652 -66 -4.0%
35-44 1,531 20.5% 1,551   1,664 -133 -8.0%
45-54 1,431 19.2% 1,454   1,650 -219 -13.3%
55-59 756 10.1% 799   718 38 5.3%
60-64 578 7.7% 611   574 4 0.7%
65 and older 424 5.7% 454   414 10 2.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,662 6,715 7,117
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 53 0.8% 65   52 1 1.9%
Mining 1 0.0% 0   0 1 0.0%
Utilities 9 0.1% 7   12 -3 -25.0%
Construction 2,555 38.0% 2,276   2,703 -148 -5.5%
Manufacturing 97 1.4% 109   146 -49 -33.6%
Wholesale Trade 87 1.3% 83   99 -12 -12.1%
Retail Trade 269 4.0% 270   280 -11 -3.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 218 3.2% 218   420 -202 -48.1%
Information 64 1.0% 69   158 -94 -59.5%
Finance and Insurance 65 1.0% 67   61 4 6.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 72 1.1% 79   84 -12 -14.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 254 3.8% 239   240 14 5.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11 0.2% 17   44 -33 -75.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 683 10.2% 685   769 -86 -11.2%
Educational Services 73 1.1% 69   49 24 49.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 259 3.9% 262   277 -18 -6.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 84 1.3% 72   59 25 42.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 902 13.4% 1,239   564 338 59.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 110 1.6% 111   136 -26 -19.1%
Public Administration 48 0.7% 47   79 -31 -39.2%
Information Not Available 748 11.1% 731   885 -137 -15.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 19,639 13,068 21,765
Male 13,568 69.1% 7,632   15,321 -1,753 -11.4%
Female 5,853 29.8% 5,244   6,242 -389 -6.2%
Information Not Available 218 1.1% 192   202 16 7.9%
 
Ethnicity 19,639 13,068 21,765
Hispanic or Latino 2,759 14.0% 1,425   0 2,759 0.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,159 82.3% 11,086   0 16,159 0.0%
Information Not Available 721 3.7% 557   21,765 -21,044 -96.7%
 
Race 19,639 13,068 21,765
American Indian or Alaskan Native 346 1.8% 248   269 77 28.6%
Asian 220 1.1% 163   228 -8 -3.5%
Black or African American 1,307 6.7% 1,048   1,148 159 13.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 14,286 72.7% 9,627   13,225 1,061 8.0%
Information Not Available 3,480 17.7% 1,982   6,895 -3,415 -49.5%
 
Years of Age 19,639 13,068 21,765
Younger than 22 501 1.6% 317   412 89 21.6%
22-24 1,014 3.2% 564   1,024 -10 -1.0%
25-34 4,388 13.7% 2,723   4,935 -547 -11.1%
35-44 4,429 13.8% 2,924   4,737 -308 -6.5%
45-54 3,865 12.1% 2,816   4,590 -725 -15.8%
55-59 2,160 6.7% 1,629   2,567 -407 -15.9%
60-64 1,855 5.8% 1,227   1,971 -116 -5.9%
65 and older 1,427 4.4% 848   1,521 -94 -6.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 20   8 -8 -100.0%
 
Industry 19,639 13,068 21,765
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 200 1.0% 129   211 -11 -5.2%
Mining 202 1.0% 50   263 -61 -23.2%
Utilities 25 0.1% 18   22 3 13.6%
Construction 6,122 30.9% 2,587   7,081 -959 -13.5%
Manufacturing 3,043 15.3% 2,383   3,560 -517 -14.5%
Wholesale Trade 657 3.3% 508   749 -92 -12.3%
Retail Trade 1,336 6.7% 1,219   1,317 19 1.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 537 2.7% 421   554 -17 -3.1%
Information 326 1.6% 332   325 1 0.3%
Finance and Insurance 535 2.7% 497   426 109 25.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 197 1.0% 161   183 14 7.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 604 3.0% 532   604 0 0.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 74 0.4% 77   49 25 51.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,370 11.9% 1,288   2,591 -221 -8.5%
Educational Services 232 1.2% 226   288 -56 -19.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 961 4.8% 986   1,160 -199 -17.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 426 2.1% 297   480 -54 -11.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 848 4.3% 671   850 -2 -0.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 377 1.9% 297   375 2 0.5%
Public Administration 408 2.1% 273   520 -112 -21.5%
Information Not Available 159 0.8% 116   157 2 1.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 7,050 4,738 8,844
Male 5,052 71.7% 2,740   6,041 -989 -16.4%
Female 1,997 28.3% 1,998   2,798 -801 -28.6%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   5 -4 -80.0%
 
Ethnicity 7,050 4,738 8,844
Hispanic or Latino 1,338 19.0% 627   1,466 -128 -8.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,667 66.2% 3,466   6,041 -1,374 -22.7%
Information Not Available 1,045 14.8% 645   1,337 -292 -21.8%
 
Race 7,050 4,738 8,844
American Indian or Alaskan Native 585 4.9% 290   584 1 0.2%
Asian 85 0.7% 69   137 -52 -38.0%
Black or African American 135 1.1% 101   170 -35 -20.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 119 1.0% 72   76 43 56.6%
White 6,805 56.5% 5,182   7,291 -486 -6.7%
Information Not Available 4,316 35.8% 1,676   3,758 558 14.8%
 
Years of Age 7,050 4,738 8,844
Younger than 22 120 0.9% 132   284 -164 -57.7%
22-24 253 1.9% 175   454 -201 -44.3%
25-34 1,479 11.2% 865   1,931 -452 -23.4%
35-44 1,546 11.7% 1,046   1,862 -316 -17.0%
45-54 1,567 11.9% 1,081   1,887 -320 -17.0%
55-59 835 6.3% 583   1,002 -167 -16.7%
60-64 634 4.8% 458   745 -111 -14.9%
65 and older 613 4.6% 398   675 -62 -9.2%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 0   4 -1 -25.0%
 
Industry 7,050 4,738 8,844
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 514 6.8% 236   591 -77 -13.0%
Mining 100 1.3% 40   133 -33 -24.8%
Utilities 19 0.3% 10   26 -7 -26.9%
Construction 1,575 20.8% 526   1,710 -135 -7.9%
Manufacturing 650 8.6% 543   777 -127 -16.3%
Wholesale Trade 234 3.1% 206   328 -94 -28.7%
Retail Trade 527 7.0% 479   777 -250 -32.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 198 2.6% 140   235 -37 -15.7%
Information 52 0.7% 72   96 -44 -45.8%
Finance and Insurance 108 1.4% 128   165 -57 -34.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 76 1.0% 68   100 -24 -24.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 234 3.1% 240   299 -65 -21.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5 0.1% 8   17 -12 -70.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,238 16.4% 604   1,317 -79 -6.0%
Educational Services 73 1.0% 102   117 -44 -37.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 348 4.6% 392   665 -317 -47.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 183 2.4% 135   271 -88 -32.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 272 3.6% 299   448 -176 -39.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 93 1.2% 91   161 -68 -42.2%
Public Administration 223 2.9% 184   280 -57 -20.4%
Information Not Available 328 4.3% 235   331 -3 -0.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 104,649 88,679 117,495
Male 67,881 64.9% 50,419   75,541 -7,660 -10.1%
Female 36,181 34.6% 37,706   41,176 -4,995 -12.1%
Information Not Available 587 0.6% 554   778 -191 -24.6%
 
Ethnicity 104,649 88,679 117,495
Hispanic or Latino 23,504 22.5% 13,594   26,294 -2,790 -10.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 71,605 68.4% 65,775   79,173 -7,568 -9.6%
Information Not Available 9,540 9.1% 9,310   12,028 -2,488 -20.7%
 
Race 104,649 88,679 117,495
American Indian or Alaskan Native 669 0.6% 507   764 -95 -12.4%
Asian 2,195 2.1% 1,923   2,431 -236 -9.7%
Black or African American 22,372 21.4% 23,782   25,288 -2,916 -11.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 256 0.2% 210   267 -11 -4.1%
White 63,900 61.1% 52,288   71,335 -7,435 -10.4%
Information Not Available 15,257 14.6% 9,969   17,410 -2,153 -12.4%
 
Years of Age 104,649 88,679 117,495
Younger than 22 1,794 1.1% 1,515   2,041 -247 -12.1%
22-24 3,872 2.4% 3,333   4,729 -857 -18.1%
25-34 22,302 14.0% 20,321   26,166 -3,864 -14.8%
35-44 24,578 15.4% 20,522   27,347 -2,769 -10.1%
45-54 25,519 16.0% 20,676   29,478 -3,959 -13.4%
55-59 12,785 8.0% 10,664   13,942 -1,157 -8.3%
60-64 9,011 5.6% 7,478   9,442 -431 -4.6%
65 and older 4,788 3.0% 4,170   4,350 438 10.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 104,649 88,679 117,495
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 888 0.8% 435   839 49 5.8%
Mining 206 0.2% 107   302 -96 -31.8%
Utilities 200 0.2% 140   133 67 50.4%
Construction 20,492 19.4% 11,020   21,673 -1,181 -5.4%
Manufacturing 8,603 8.2% 15,790   9,407 -804 -8.5%
Wholesale Trade 4,146 3.9% 3,522   5,174 -1,028 -19.9%
Retail Trade 7,002 6.6% 6,728   7,901 -899 -11.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,458 4.2% 3,995   4,722 -264 -5.6%
Information 1,582 1.5% 1,464   1,918 -336 -17.5%
Finance and Insurance 3,333 3.2% 3,114   3,766 -433 -11.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,393 1.3% 1,180   1,555 -162 -10.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,521 6.2% 5,539   7,090 -569 -8.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,078 1.0% 632   1,036 42 4.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 19,481 18.5% 12,467   22,577 -3,096 -13.7%
Educational Services 1,935 1.8% 1,957   2,717 -782 -28.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,943 5.6% 5,820   6,759 -816 -12.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,752 2.6% 1,940   2,803 -51 -1.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,193 4.9% 4,490   5,815 -622 -10.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,236 2.1% 2,466   2,655 -419 -15.8%
Public Administration 1,670 1.6% 1,518   1,900 -230 -12.1%
Information Not Available 5,537 5.2% 4,355   6,753 -1,216 -18.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 17,185 12,820 17,658
Male 10,723 62.4% 7,066   11,053 -330 -3.0%
Female 6,369 37.1% 5,681   6,532 -163 -2.5%
Information Not Available 93 0.5% 73   73 20 27.4%
 
Ethnicity 17,185 12,820 17,658
Hispanic or Latino 1,086 6.3% 680   979 107 10.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,968 75.5% 9,767   13,466 -498 -3.7%
Information Not Available 3,131 18.2% 2,373   3,213 -82 -2.6%
 
Race 17,185 12,820 17,658
American Indian or Alaskan Native 77 0.4% 55   80 -3 -3.8%
Asian 101 0.6% 78   140 -39 -27.9%
Black or African American 2,530 14.7% 2,169   2,572 -42 -1.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 33 0.2% 22   17 16 94.1%
White 12,921 75.2% 9,453   13,520 -599 -4.4%
Information Not Available 1,523 8.9% 1,043   1,329 194 14.6%
 
Years of Age 17,185 12,820 17,658
Younger than 22 239 0.8% 141   231 8 3.5%
22-24 558 1.9% 321   499 59 11.8%
25-34 3,403 11.8% 2,462   3,625 -222 -6.1%
35-44 4,279 14.9% 3,234   4,314 -35 -0.8%
45-54 4,383 15.3% 3,266   4,578 -195 -4.3%
55-59 2,204 7.7% 1,687   2,245 -41 -1.8%
60-64 1,373 4.8% 1,084   1,467 -94 -6.4%
65 and older 746 2.6% 625   699 47 6.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 17,185 12,820 17,658
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 72 0.4% 42   85 -13 -15.3%
Mining 49 0.3% 23   51 -2 -3.9%
Utilities 32 0.2% 35   28 4 14.3%
Construction 4,213 24.4% 2,075   4,036 177 4.4%
Manufacturing 3,156 18.3% 2,633   3,034 122 4.0%
Wholesale Trade 617 3.6% 559   647 -30 -4.6%
Retail Trade 1,091 6.3% 980   1,353 -262 -19.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 726 4.2% 408   644 82 12.7%
Information 183 1.1% 197   273 -90 -33.0%
Finance and Insurance 468 2.7% 466   405 63 15.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 232 1.3% 213   252 -20 -7.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 637 3.7% 552   756 -119 -15.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 148 0.9% 130   128 20 15.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,570 9.1% 1,161   1,782 -212 -11.9%
Educational Services 408 2.4% 389   312 96 30.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,078 6.2% 1,005   1,179 -101 -8.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 187 1.1% 135   265 -78 -29.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 481 2.8% 413   460 21 4.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 354 2.1% 322   450 -96 -21.3%
Public Administration 154 0.9% 114   152 2 1.3%
Information Not Available 1,329 7.7% 968   1,366 -37 -2.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 9,306 7,704 11,079
Male 5,753 61.8% 4,418   6,816 -1,063 -15.6%
Female 3,553 38.2% 3,286   4,263 -710 -16.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 9,306 7,704 11,079
Hispanic or Latino 981 10.5% 648   1,170 -189 -16.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,726 50.8% 4,029   5,722 -996 -17.4%
Information Not Available 3,599 38.7% 3,027   4,187 -588 -14.0%
 
Race 9,306 7,704 11,079
American Indian or Alaskan Native 144 1.5% 141   148 -4 -2.7%
Asian 100 1.1% 75   119 -19 -16.0%
Black or African American 1,910 20.5% 1,673   2,225 -315 -14.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 35 0.4% 25   18 17 94.4%
White 6,361 68.4% 5,245   7,701 -1,340 -17.4%
Information Not Available 756 8.1% 545   868 -112 -12.9%
 
Years of Age 9,306 7,704 11,079
Younger than 22 193 1.3% 127   216 -23 -10.6%
22-24 415 2.8% 283   498 -83 -16.7%
25-34 2,091 14.0% 1,728   2,638 -547 -20.7%
35-44 2,176 14.6% 1,791   2,568 -392 -15.3%
45-54 2,094 14.0% 1,777   2,560 -466 -18.2%
55-59 1,096 7.4% 967   1,310 -214 -16.3%
60-64 760 5.1% 641   810 -50 -6.2%
65 and older 481 3.2% 390   479 2 0.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 9,306 7,704 11,079
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 43 0.5% 40   49 -6 -12.2%
Mining 95 1.0% 48   76 19 25.0%
Utilities 9 0.1% 14   76 -67 -88.2%
Construction 1,936 20.7% 1,280   2,189 -253 -11.6%
Manufacturing 995 10.6% 863   1,379 -384 -27.8%
Wholesale Trade 344 3.7% 322   527 -183 -34.7%
Retail Trade 676 7.2% 593   739 -63 -8.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 342 3.7% 336   353 -11 -3.1%
Information 192 2.1% 198   174 18 10.3%
Finance and Insurance 299 3.2% 284   287 12 4.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 162 1.7% 138   227 -65 -28.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 511 5.5% 469   581 -70 -12.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 29 0.3% 33   33 -4 -12.1%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,190 12.7% 873   1,500 -310 -20.7%
Educational Services 145 1.6% 150   153 -8 -5.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 879 9.4% 863   1,002 -123 -12.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 75 0.8% 58   80 -5 -6.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 402 4.3% 313   489 -87 -17.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 166 1.8% 168   231 -65 -28.1%
Public Administration 213 2.3% 235   303 -90 -29.7%
Information Not Available 603 6.4% 426   631 -28 -4.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 16,291 13,890 17,903
Male 9,839 60.4% 7,485   10,659 -820 -7.7%
Female 6,452 39.6% 6,405   7,244 -792 -10.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 16,291 13,890 17,903
Hispanic or Latino 44 0.3% 41   35 9 25.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 435 2.7% 349   580 -145 -25.0%
Information Not Available 15,812 97.1% 13,500   17,288 -1,476 -8.5%
 
Race 16,291 13,890 17,903
American Indian or Alaskan Native 141 0.9% 127   125 16 12.8%
Asian 18 0.1% 14   95 -77 -81.1%
Black or African American 2,283 14.0% 2,286   2,138 145 6.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0% 0   9 -5 -55.6%
White 13,604 83.5% 11,241   15,293 -1,689 -11.0%
Information Not Available 241 1.5% 222   243 -2 -0.8%
 
Years of Age 16,291 13,890 17,903
Younger than 22 374 1.3% 245   372 2 0.5%
22-24 550 1.9% 472   632 -82 -13.0%
25-34 3,589 12.5% 2,790   3,523 66 1.9%
35-44 3,611 12.6% 3,275   4,566 -955 -20.9%
45-54 3,901 13.6% 3,384   4,358 -457 -10.5%
55-59 1,918 6.7% 1,647   1,999 -81 -4.1%
60-64 1,297 4.5% 1,288   1,428 -131 -9.2%
65 and older 1,025 3.6% 789   1,013 12 1.2%
Information Not Available 26 0.1% 0   12 14 116.7%
 
Industry 16,291 13,890 17,903
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 75 0.5% 54   65 10 15.4%
Mining 194 1.2% 91   169 25 14.8%
Utilities 22 0.1% 9   26 -4 -15.4%
Construction 2,749 16.8% 1,678   2,830 -81 -2.9%
Manufacturing 2,511 15.3% 2,554   2,912 -401 -13.8%
Wholesale Trade 840 5.1% 871   866 -26 -3.0%
Retail Trade 1,372 8.4% 1,374   1,264 108 8.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 603 3.7% 467   671 -68 -10.1%
Information 286 1.7% 231   385 -99 -25.7%
Finance and Insurance 585 3.6% 535   524 61 11.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 251 1.5% 227   229 22 9.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 765 4.7% 767   762 3 0.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 92 0.6% 54   177 -85 -48.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,513 9.2% 1,093   1,748 -235 -13.4%
Educational Services 334 2.0% 399   485 -151 -31.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,227 7.5% 1,356   1,541 -314 -20.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 374 2.3% 168   286 88 30.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 910 5.6% 644   930 -20 -2.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 361 2.2% 381   441 -80 -18.1%
Public Administration 277 1.7% 249   407 -130 -31.9%
Information Not Available 950 5.8% 688   1,185 -235 -19.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,453 14,416 19,108
Male 6,616 45.8% 6,379   9,108 -2,492 -27.4%
Female 7,778 53.8% 7,998   9,948 -2,170 -21.8%
Information Not Available 59 0.4% 39   52 7 13.5%
 
Ethnicity 14,453 14,416 19,108
Hispanic or Latino 707 4.9% 603   747 -40 -5.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,490 93.3% 13,527   17,929 -4,439 -24.8%
Information Not Available 256 1.8% 286   432 -176 -40.7%
 
Race 14,453 14,416 19,108
American Indian or Alaskan Native 93 0.6% 99   112 -19 -17.0%
Asian 59 0.4% 63   106 -47 -44.3%
Black or African American 7,108 49.2% 7,330   9,331 -2,223 -23.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 503 3.5% 299   465 38 8.2%
White 5,702 39.5% 5,570   7,624 -1,922 -25.2%
Information Not Available 988 6.8% 1,055   1,470 -482 -32.8%
 
Years of Age 14,453 14,416 19,108
Younger than 22 307 1.6% 286   350 -43 -12.3%
22-24 547 2.9% 534   827 -280 -33.9%
25-34 3,394 17.8% 3,340   4,659 -1,265 -27.2%
35-44 3,501 18.3% 3,524   4,593 -1,092 -23.8%
45-54 3,198 16.8% 3,202   4,182 -984 -23.5%
55-59 1,663 8.7% 1,629   2,104 -441 -21.0%
60-64 1,067 5.6% 1,117   1,467 -400 -27.3%
65 and older 776 4.1% 784   926 -150 -16.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,453 14,416 19,108
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 241 1.6% 171   284 -43 -15.1%
Mining 243 1.7% 227   286 -43 -15.0%
Utilities 33 0.2% 44   40 -7 -17.5%
Construction 2,959 20.1% 2,530   3,654 -695 -19.0%
Manufacturing 858 5.8% 927   1,358 -500 -36.8%
Wholesale Trade 378 2.6% 411   469 -91 -19.4%
Retail Trade 1,039 7.1% 1,176   1,357 -318 -23.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 415 2.8% 474   589 -174 -29.5%
Information 158 1.1% 179   230 -72 -31.3%
Finance and Insurance 287 2.0% 341   413 -126 -30.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 186 1.3% 222   261 -75 -28.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 718 4.9% 667   744 -26 -3.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 49 0.3% 58   62 -13 -21.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 1,233 8.4% 1,233   1,601 -368 -23.0%
Educational Services 290 2.0% 399   400 -110 -27.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,413 9.6% 1,691   1,833 -420 -22.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 211 1.4% 218   249 -38 -15.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,132 7.7% 1,107   1,412 -280 -19.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 313 2.1% 369   439 -126 -28.7%
Public Administration 249 1.7% 259   291 -42 -14.4%
Information Not Available 2,048 13.9% 1,713   3,136 -1,088 -34.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 52,438 44,415 56,288
Male 31,940 60.9% 24,809   32,927 -987 -3.0%
Female 20,495 39.1% 19,603   23,357 -2,862 -12.3%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 3   4 -1 -25.0%
 
Ethnicity 52,438 44,415 56,288
Hispanic or Latino 7,036 13.4% 5,772   7,355 -319 -4.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 42,250 80.6% 35,935   45,494 -3,244 -7.1%
Information Not Available 3,152 6.0% 2,708   3,439 -287 -8.3%
 
Race 52,438 44,415 56,288
American Indian or Alaskan Native 267 0.5% 245   300 -33 -11.0%
Asian 1,603 3.1% 1,634   1,993 -390 -19.6%
Black or African American 4,917 9.4% 4,669   5,214 -297 -5.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 147 0.3% 113   138 9 6.5%
White 37,825 72.1% 31,367   40,457 -2,632 -6.5%
Information Not Available 7,679 14.6% 6,387   8,186 -507 -6.2%
 
Years of Age 52,438 44,415 56,288
Younger than 22 915 1.1% 615   1,042 -127 -12.2%
22-24 2,063 2.4% 1,543   2,311 -248 -10.7%
25-34 11,899 13.9% 9,850   12,717 -818 -6.4%
35-44 10,834 12.7% 9,184   11,689 -855 -7.3%
45-54 11,772 13.8% 10,156   13,001 -1,229 -9.5%
55-59 6,107 7.2% 5,438   6,452 -345 -5.3%
60-64 4,868 5.7% 4,369   5,061 -193 -3.8%
65 and older 3,980 4.7% 3,260   4,015 -35 -0.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 52,438 44,415 56,288
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 402 0.8% 280   502 -100 -19.9%
Mining 54 0.1% 25   42 12 28.6%
Utilities 1,140 2.2% 1,133   214 926 432.7%
Construction 7,568 14.3% 4,612   7,023 545 7.8%
Manufacturing 3,438 6.5% 3,417   4,136 -698 -16.9%
Wholesale Trade 2,139 4.0% 2,017   2,593 -454 -17.5%
Retail Trade 4,148 7.9% 3,813   4,555 -407 -8.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,429 2.7% 1,276   1,523 -94 -6.2%
Information 1,060 2.0% 1,053   1,425 -365 -25.6%
Finance and Insurance 2,030 3.8% 2,063   2,232 -202 -9.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 967 1.8% 788   1,009 -42 -4.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,310 8.2% 4,073   5,063 -753 -14.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 300 0.6% 288   295 5 1.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,862 11.1% 4,148   6,421 -559 -8.7%
Educational Services 1,092 2.1% 1,141   1,280 -188 -14.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,583 8.7% 4,639   5,368 -785 -14.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,747 3.3% 905   1,790 -43 -2.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,493 8.5% 3,563   4,681 -188 -4.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,914 5.5% 2,683   3,004 -90 -3.0%
Public Administration 1,162 2.2% 1,033   1,228 -66 -5.4%
Information Not Available 1,600 3.0% 1,465   1,904 -304 -16.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 27,169 24,349 34,152
Male 13,152 48.4% 11,242   16,388 -3,236 -19.7%
Female 10,886 40.1% 10,344   12,595 -1,709 -13.6%
Information Not Available 3,131 11.5% 2,763   5,169 -2,038 -39.4%
 
Ethnicity 27,169 24,349 34,152
Hispanic or Latino 1,528 5.6% 1,136   1,957 -429 -21.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 21,745 80.0% 19,696   26,148 -4,403 -16.8%
Information Not Available 3,896 14.3% 3,517   6,047 -2,151 -35.6%
 
Race 27,169 24,349 34,152
American Indian or Alaskan Native 89 0.3% 79   126 -37 -29.4%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 10,429 38.4% 9,710   12,599 -2,170 -17.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 45 0.2% 37   46 -1 -2.2%
White 11,182 41.2% 9,870   13,377 -2,195 -16.4%
Information Not Available 5,424 20.0% 4,653   8,004 -2,580 -32.2%
 
Years of Age 27,169 24,349 34,152
Younger than 22 243 0.7% 350   320 -77 -24.1%
22-24 743 2.1% 800   1,011 -268 -26.5%
25-34 5,456 15.2% 5,105   7,029 -1,573 -22.4%
35-44 5,095 14.1% 4,604   6,155 -1,060 -17.2%
45-54 5,113 14.2% 4,699   6,163 -1,050 -17.0%
55-59 2,903 8.1% 2,491   3,468 -565 -16.3%
60-64 2,339 6.5% 1,910   2,540 -201 -7.9%
65 and older 2,146 6.0% 1,627   2,297 -151 -6.6%
Information Not Available 3,131 8.7% 2,763   5,169 -2,038 -39.4%
 
Industry 27,169 24,349 34,152
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 113 0.4% 84   138 -25 -18.1%
Mining 31 0.1% 29   19 12 63.2%
Utilities 38 0.1% 29   34 4 11.8%
Construction 3,220 11.8% 2,451   4,021 -801 -19.9%
Manufacturing 315 1.2% 260   461 -146 -31.7%
Wholesale Trade 742 2.7% 735   1,028 -286 -27.8%
Retail Trade 845 3.1% 801   957 -112 -11.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 518 1.9% 548   638 -120 -18.8%
Information 377 1.4% 353   427 -50 -11.7%
Finance and Insurance 798 2.9% 803   824 -26 -3.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 612 2.2% 559   763 -151 -19.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,966 7.2% 2,036   2,355 -389 -16.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 118 0.4% 110   71 47 66.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,694 13.5% 3,057   4,218 -524 -12.4%
Educational Services 806 3.0% 757   864 -58 -6.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,960 7.2% 2,039   2,379 -419 -17.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 642 2.4% 517   787 -145 -18.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,900 10.6% 2,218   3,353 -453 -13.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 631 2.3% 621   727 -96 -13.2%
Public Administration 640 2.3% 578   705 -65 -9.2%
Information Not Available 6,203 22.7% 5,764   9,383 -3,180 -33.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 6,248 4,019 5,738
Male 3,893 62.3% 2,191   3,248 645 19.9%
Female 2,355 37.7% 1,827   2,109 246 11.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 1   381 -381 -100.0%
 
Ethnicity 6,248 4,019 5,738
Hispanic or Latino 117 1.9% 83   95 22 23.2%
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,881 78.1% 3,283   5,177 -296 -5.7%
Information Not Available 1,250 20.0% 653   466 784 168.2%
 
Race 6,248 4,019 5,738
American Indian or Alaskan Native 104 1.7% 57   81 23 28.4%
Asian 28 0.4% 26   30 -2 -6.7%
Black or African American 101 1.6% 59   91 10 11.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10 0.2% 9   8 2 25.0%
White 5,735 91.8% 3,695   5,301 434 8.2%
Information Not Available 270 4.3% 173   227 43 18.9%
 
Years of Age 6,248 4,019 5,738
Younger than 22 125 1.1% 60   98 27 27.6%
22-24 240 2.1% 118   231 9 3.9%
25-34 1,291 11.4% 835   1,244 47 3.8%
35-44 1,263 11.2% 880   1,122 141 12.6%
45-54 1,376 12.2% 911   1,348 28 2.1%
55-59 798 7.1% 519   735 63 8.6%
60-64 668 5.9% 421   560 108 19.3%
65 and older 487 4.3% 275   400 87 21.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 6,248 4,019 5,738
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 127 2.0% 63   114 13 11.4%
Mining 11 0.2% 6   6 5 83.3%
Utilities 8 0.1% 8   6 2 33.3%
Construction 398 6.2% 116   890 -492 -55.3%
Manufacturing 659 10.3% 352   569 90 15.8%
Wholesale Trade 165 2.6% 117   158 7 4.4%
Retail Trade 505 7.9% 398   380 125 32.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 144 2.3% 93   134 10 7.5%
Information 104 1.6% 90   35 69 197.1%
Finance and Insurance 136 2.1% 121   90 46 51.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 73 1.1% 52   51 22 43.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 218 3.4% 173   205 13 6.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 18 0.3% 15   13 5 38.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 573 9.0% 287   480 93 19.4%
Educational Services 98 1.5% 82   125 -27 -21.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 519 8.1% 465   377 142 37.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 138 2.2% 101   132 6 4.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 942 14.8% 637   892 50 5.6%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 174 2.7% 150   133 41 30.8%
Public Administration 113 1.8% 86   118 -5 -4.2%
Information Not Available 1,125 17.6% 607   830 295 35.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 62,483 41,515 70,901
Male 40,942 65.5% 23,338   44,985 -4,043 -9.0%
Female 20,670 33.1% 17,556   23,150 -2,480 -10.7%
Information Not Available 871 1.4% 621   2,766 -1,895 -68.5%
 
Ethnicity 62,483 41,515 70,901
Hispanic or Latino 5,039 8.1% 2,129   5,847 -808 -13.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 48,794 78.1% 33,028   53,212 -4,418 -8.3%
Information Not Available 8,650 13.8% 6,358   11,842 -3,192 -27.0%
 
Race 62,483 41,515 70,901
American Indian or Alaskan Native 727 1.2% 439   852 -125 -14.7%
Asian 464 0.7% 375   562 -98 -17.4%
Black or African American 7,769 12.4% 7,255   9,462 -1,693 -17.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 49 0.1% 43   42 7 16.7%
White 35,145 56.2% 23,147   42,608 -7,463 -17.5%
Information Not Available 18,329 29.3% 10,256   17,375 954 5.5%
 
Years of Age 62,483 41,515 70,901
Younger than 22 1,674 1.8% 850   1,854 -180 -9.7%
22-24 2,945 3.2% 1,697   3,476 -531 -15.3%
25-34 14,533 15.7% 9,322   16,615 -2,082 -12.5%
35-44 13,400 14.5% 9,004   15,979 -2,579 -16.1%
45-54 14,060 15.2% 9,659   16,761 -2,701 -16.1%
55-59 7,522 8.1% 4,962   7,951 -429 -5.4%
60-64 5,196 5.6% 3,746   5,121 75 1.5%
65 and older 3,145 3.4% 2,273   3,140 5 0.2%
Information Not Available 8 0.0% 2   4 4 100.0%
 
Industry 62,483 41,515 70,901
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 1,376 2.2% 642   1,602 -226 -14.1%
Mining 554 0.9% 130   522 32 6.1%
Utilities 74 0.1% 49   144 -70 -48.6%
Construction 12,302 19.3% 5,142   13,055 -753 -5.8%
Manufacturing 8,410 13.2% 7,046   7,953 457 5.7%
Wholesale Trade 2,804 4.4% 1,839   2,781 23 0.8%
Retail Trade 3,626 5.7% 2,953   4,562 -936 -20.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,613 2.5% 1,083   1,849 -236 -12.8%
Information 577 0.9% 522   913 -336 -36.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,382 2.2% 1,291   1,417 -35 -2.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 817 1.3% 656   883 -66 -7.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,481 5.5% 2,822   4,150 -669 -16.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,118 1.8% 1,034   1,687 -569 -33.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,583 15.0% 4,928   10,176 -593 -5.8%
Educational Services 605 0.9% 585   854 -249 -29.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,639 5.7% 3,315   4,235 -596 -14.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,470 3.9% 1,473   2,727 -257 -9.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,353 5.3% 2,756   3,547 -194 -5.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,573 2.5% 1,198   1,729 -156 -9.0%
Public Administration 1,357 2.1% 807   1,568 -211 -13.5%
Information Not Available 1,769 2.8% 1,244   4,547 -2,778 -61.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 50,989 33,609 54,204
Male 38,956 76.4% 23,154   41,385 -2,429 -5.9%
Female 12,026 23.6% 10,452   12,806 -780 -6.1%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 3   13 -6 -46.2%
 
Ethnicity 50,989 33,609 54,204
Hispanic or Latino 2,557 5.0% 1,485   2,525 32 1.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 43,418 85.2% 28,789   46,089 -2,671 -5.8%
Information Not Available 5,014 9.8% 3,335   5,590 -576 -10.3%
 
Race 50,989 33,609 54,204
American Indian or Alaskan Native 645 1.3% 478   692 -47 -6.8%
Asian 768 1.5% 638   844 -76 -9.0%
Black or African American 2,535 5.0% 2,169   2,816 -281 -10.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 88 0.2% 84   97 -9 -9.3%
White 42,311 83.0% 27,216   45,164 -2,853 -6.3%
Information Not Available 4,642 9.1% 3,024   4,591 51 1.1%
 
Years of Age 50,989 33,609 54,204
Younger than 22 1,645 1.8% 755   1,685 -40 -2.4%
22-24 2,712 3.0% 1,555   3,034 -322 -10.6%
25-34 12,174 13.7% 7,601   13,232 -1,058 -8.0%
35-44 10,942 12.3% 7,227   11,550 -608 -5.3%
45-54 10,440 11.7% 7,117   11,412 -972 -8.5%
55-59 6,103 6.9% 4,242   6,505 -402 -6.2%
60-64 4,327 4.9% 3,164   4,327 0 0.0%
65 and older 2,639 3.0% 1,940   2,442 197 8.1%
Information Not Available 7 0.0% 8   17 -10 -58.8%
 
Industry 50,989 33,609 54,204
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 846 1.6% 502   828 18 2.2%
Mining 524 1.0% 210   486 38 7.8%
Utilities 183 0.4% 109   129 54 41.9%
Construction 19,014 36.7% 9,885   19,708 -694 -3.5%
Manufacturing 4,958 9.6% 3,395   5,744 -786 -13.7%
Wholesale Trade 1,590 3.1% 1,226   1,819 -229 -12.6%
Retail Trade 2,688 5.2% 2,231   2,712 -24 -0.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,386 2.7% 895   1,466 -80 -5.5%
Information 625 1.2% 601   631 -6 -1.0%
Finance and Insurance 974 1.9% 937   916 58 6.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 561 1.1% 442   572 -11 -1.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,327 4.5% 1,897   2,451 -124 -5.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 627 1.2% 500   615 12 2.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,857 9.4% 2,854   5,152 -295 -5.7%
Educational Services 852 1.6% 779   935 -83 -8.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,211 4.3% 2,025   2,408 -197 -8.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 980 1.9% 797   1,081 -101 -9.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,880 3.6% 1,575   2,211 -331 -15.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,346 2.6% 921   1,344 2 0.1%
Public Administration 1,137 2.2% 858   1,204 -67 -5.6%
Information Not Available 1,423 2.7% 970   1,792 -369 -20.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 22,814 18,965 26,310
Male 13,048 57.2% 10,312   14,951 -1,903 -12.7%
Female 9,733 42.7% 8,623   11,330 -1,597 -14.1%
Information Not Available 33 0.1% 30   29 4 13.8%
 
Ethnicity 22,814 18,965 26,310
Hispanic or Latino 1,105 4.8% 815   1,085 20 1.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,480 76.6% 14,719   20,658 -3,178 -15.4%
Information Not Available 4,229 18.5% 3,431   4,567 -338 -7.4%
 
Race 22,814 18,965 26,310
American Indian or Alaskan Native 161 0.7% 128   179 -18 -10.1%
Asian 141 0.6% 127   182 -41 -22.5%
Black or African American 4,348 19.1% 4,015   5,287 -939 -17.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 157 0.7% 132   222 -65 -29.3%
White 14,935 65.5% 12,102   17,362 -2,427 -14.0%
Information Not Available 3,072 13.5% 2,461   3,078 -6 -0.2%
 
Years of Age 22,814 18,965 26,310
Younger than 22 483 1.4% 285   531 -48 -9.0%
22-24 882 2.5% 628   1,085 -203 -18.7%
25-34 4,785 13.4% 3,914   5,726 -941 -16.4%
35-44 5,134 14.4% 4,290   5,971 -837 -14.0%
45-54 5,178 14.5% 4,512   6,245 -1,067 -17.1%
55-59 2,893 8.1% 2,452   3,188 -295 -9.3%
60-64 1,986 5.6% 1,716   2,104 -118 -5.6%
65 and older 1,473 4.1% 1,168   1,460 13 0.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 22,814 18,965 26,310
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 247 1.1% 122   267 -20 -7.5%
Mining 89 0.4% 59   81 8 9.9%
Utilities 17 0.1% 12   35 -18 -51.4%
Construction 3,610 15.7% 2,864   4,192 -582 -13.9%
Manufacturing 2,425 10.5% 1,885   2,449 -24 -1.0%
Wholesale Trade 918 4.0% 787   1,085 -167 -15.4%
Retail Trade 2,064 9.0% 1,703   2,299 -235 -10.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 760 3.3% 584   823 -63 -7.7%
Information 412 1.8% 441   692 -280 -40.5%
Finance and Insurance 787 3.4% 758   760 27 3.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 359 1.6% 318   396 -37 -9.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,150 5.0% 1,180   1,333 -183 -13.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 146 0.6% 133   132 14 10.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,708 11.7% 2,065   3,172 -464 -14.6%
Educational Services 359 1.6% 375   471 -112 -23.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,145 9.3% 2,074   2,514 -369 -14.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 547 2.4% 355   586 -39 -6.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,954 8.5% 1,422   2,241 -287 -12.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 500 2.2% 449   587 -87 -14.8%
Public Administration 274 1.2% 262   336 -62 -18.5%
Information Not Available 1,343 5.8% 1,117   1,859 -516 -27.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Mississippi
Dec 2018 Percent Nov 2018     Dec 2017 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 8,041 6,729 10,295
Male 4,336 53.9% 3,328   5,403 -1,067 -19.7%
Female 3,689 45.9% 3,394   4,879 -1,190 -24.4%
Information