Unemployment Insurance Claimant Characteristics

 

August 2020

 
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Minnesota

2018
Claims
2019
Claims
2020
Claims
2018/
2019
% Change
2019/
2020
% Change
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historical data
 Total Claims10,5479,62746,632-8.7 %384.4 %
Major Industry (NAICS codes)
11Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting8458137-31.0 %136.2 %
21Mining16185112.5 %183.3 %
22Utilities8768108-21.8 %58.8 %
23Construction2,0181,7684,510-12.4 %155.1 %
31Manufacturing1,3741,4006,1671.9 %340.5 %
42Wholesale Trade3873971,3162.6 %231.5 %
44Retail Trade9097673,963-15.6 %416.7 %
48Transportation and Warehousing2832371,428-16.3 %502.5 %
51Information203152853-25.1 %461.2 %
52Finance and Insurance298271654-9.1 %141.3 %
53Real Estate and Rental and Leasing137112376-18.2 %235.7 %
54Professional and Technical Services6375651,665-11.3 %194.7 %
55Management of Companies and Enterprises232198883-14.7 %346.0 %
56Administrative and Waste Services9107732,496-15.1 %222.9 %
61Educational Services3683351,665-9.0 %397.0 %
62Health Care and Social Assistance1,0089536,758-5.5 %609.1 %
71Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation154106802-31.2 %656.6 %
72Accommodation and Food Services5335705,4316.9 %852.8 %
81Other Services, Ex. Public Admin2592591,7270.0 %566.8 %
92Public Administration202193900-4.5 %366.3 %
99Unclassified4484274,741-4.7 %1,010.3 %
Occupational Group (Standard Occupational Classification system)
110000Management Occupations 7836971,950-11.0 %179.8 %
130000Business and Financial Operations Occupations 3553481,017-2.0 %192.2 %
150000Computer and Mathematical Occupations 2562609181.6 %253.1 %
170000Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1271339454.7 %610.5 %
190000Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 373391-10.8 %175.8 %
210000Community and Social Services Occupations 11998399-17.6 %307.1 %
230000Legal Occupations 66661660.0 %151.5 %
250000Education, Training, and Library Occupations 2702541,486-5.9 %485.0 %
270000Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ215181874-15.8 %382.9 %
290000Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations1881991,6955.9 %751.8 %
310000Healthcare Support Occupations 3943642,835-7.6 %678.8 %
330000Protective Service Occupations 5756274-1.8 %389.3 %
350000Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 4845396,00211.4 %1,013.5 %
370000Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occup. 204149951-27.0 %538.3 %
390000Personal Care and Service Occupations 1161151,420-0.9 %1,134.8 %
410000Sales and Related Occupations 7936773,642-14.6 %438.0 %
430000Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9468352,704-11.7 %223.8 %
450000Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 8280210-2.4 %162.5 %
470000Construction and Extraction Occupations 2,1601,8844,804-12.8 %155.0 %
490000Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2962631,147-11.1 %336.1 %
510000Production Occupations 9618853,692-7.9 %317.2 %
530000Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 3333181,650-4.5 %418.9 %
550000Military Specific Occupations 8523-37.5 %360.0 %
990000Unknown1,2971,1887,736-8.4 %551.2 %
Demographics
Education       
 Less than 12 years5314702,800-11.5 %495.7 %
 12 years3,4443,23114,685-6.2 %354.5 %
 13-15 years3,9453,47316,191-12.0 %366.2 %
 Over 15 years2,3002,1429,991-6.9 %366.4 %
 Info. not available3273112,965-4.9 %853.4 %
Sex       
 Male 6,0335,59821,580-7.2 %285.5 %
 Female 4,1903,72022,097-11.2 %494.0 %
 Unspecified 3243092,955-4.6 %856.3 %
Age       
 Under age 22 2532443,440-3.6 %1,309.8 %
 Age 22 to 29 1,7531,5659,766-10.7 %524.0 %
 Age 30 to 39 2,5592,39110,866-6.6 %354.5 %
 Age 40 to 49 2,1841,9577,765-10.4 %296.8 %
 Age 50 to 59 2,2922,0177,336-12.0 %263.7 %
 Age 60 to 64 7647802,6992.1 %246.0 %
 Age 65 and over 3743341,551-10.7 %364.4 %
 Info. not available 3683393,209-7.9 %846.6 %
Race       
 White7,7997,07230,683-9.3 %333.9 %
 Black or African American,9728415,450-13.5 %548.0 %
 American Indian or Alaska Native13816253117.4 %227.8 %
 Asian2972872,555-3.4 %790.2 %
 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander25329028.0 %181.3 %
 Race Unknown1,3161,2337,323-6.3 %493.9 %
Ethnicity       
 Not Hispanic or Latino8,7848,07837,369-8.0 %362.6 %
 Hispanic or Latino4824102,589-14.9 %531.5 %
 Ethnicity Unknown 1,2811,1396,674-11.1 %486.0 %
Economic Regions (click to view data by region)
R01000EDR 1 - Northwest 10184446-16.8 %431.0 %
R02000EDR 2 - Headwaters 151148486-2.0 %228.4 %
R03000EDR 3 - Arrowhead 7396692,431-9.5 %263.4 %
R04000EDR 4 - West Central 2562191,017-14.5 %364.4 %
R05000EDR 5 - North Central 26030099715.4 %232.3 %
R06E00EDR 6E- Southwest Central 1801887384.4 %292.6 %
R06W00EDR 6W- Upper Minnesota Valley7657218-25.0 %282.5 %
R07E00EDR 7E- East Central 3623331,298-8.0 %289.8 %
R07W00EDR 7W- Central 7657013,060-8.4 %336.5 %
R08000EDR 8 - Southwest 3373546135.0 %73.2 %
R09000EDR 9 - South Central 4013801,691-5.2 %345.0 %
R10000EDR 10 - Southeast 6996573,454-6.0 %425.7 %
R11000EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities 5,4134,82925,939-10.8 %437.2 %
All Initials Total new and reactivated applications for unemployment benefits.
Perm. Layoffs Initials New and reactivated applications due to a permanent loss of job.
Regular Continued The number of ongoing applications during the week including the 12th for benefits under the regular state UI program.
Perm. Layoffs Continued The number of ongoing applications during the week including the 12th for benefits under the regular state UI program due to permanent loss of job.
Extended Continuing The number of ongoing applications during the week including the 12th for benefits under any federal or state extensions.