Unemployment Insurance Claimant Characteristics

 

August 2021

 
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Minnesota

2019
Claims
2020
Claims
2021
Claims
2019/
2020
% Change
2020/
2021
% Change
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historical data
 Total Claims9,62743,67821,690353.7 %-50.3 %
Major Industry (NAICS codes)
11Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting5813799136.2 %-27.7 %
21Mining185146183.3 %-9.8 %
22Utilities6810811458.8 %5.6 %
23Construction1,7684,5103,616155.1 %-19.8 %
31Manufacturing1,4006,1672,334340.5 %-62.2 %
42Wholesale Trade3971,316664231.5 %-49.5 %
44Retail Trade7673,9632,155416.7 %-45.6 %
48Transportation and Warehousing2371,428763502.5 %-46.6 %
51Information152853357461.2 %-58.1 %
52Finance and Insurance271654518141.3 %-20.8 %
53Real Estate and Rental and Leasing112376271235.7 %-27.9 %
54Professional and Technical Services5651,665922194.7 %-44.6 %
55Management of Companies and Enterprises198883443346.0 %-49.8 %
56Administrative and Waste Services7732,4961,568222.9 %-37.2 %
61Educational Services3351,665688397.0 %-58.7 %
62Health Care and Social Assistance9536,7583,186609.1 %-52.9 %
71Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation106802281656.6 %-65.0 %
72Accommodation and Food Services5705,4311,806852.8 %-66.7 %
81Other Services, Ex. Public Admin2591,727796566.8 %-53.9 %
92Public Administration193900523366.3 %-41.9 %
99Unclassified4271,787539318.5 %-69.8 %
Occupational Group (Standard Occupational Classification system)
110000Management Occupations 6971,9501,111179.8 %-43.0 %
130000Business and Financial Operations Occupations 3481,017489192.2 %-51.9 %
150000Computer and Mathematical Occupations 260918306253.1 %-66.7 %
170000Architecture and Engineering Occupations 133945253610.5 %-73.2 %
190000Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 339161175.8 %-33.0 %
210000Community and Social Services Occupations 98399248307.1 %-37.8 %
230000Legal Occupations 66166123151.5 %-25.9 %
250000Education, Training, and Library Occupations 2541,486671485.0 %-54.8 %
270000Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ181874356382.9 %-59.3 %
290000Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations1991,695545751.8 %-67.8 %
310000Healthcare Support Occupations 3642,8351,398678.8 %-50.7 %
330000Protective Service Occupations 56274202389.3 %-26.3 %
350000Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 5396,0021,8261,013.5 %-69.6 %
370000Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occup. 149951554538.3 %-41.7 %
390000Personal Care and Service Occupations 1151,4206191,134.8 %-56.4 %
410000Sales and Related Occupations 6773,6421,811438.0 %-50.3 %
430000Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8352,7041,318223.8 %-51.3 %
450000Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 80210137162.5 %-34.8 %
470000Construction and Extraction Occupations 1,8844,8043,943155.0 %-17.9 %
490000Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2631,147542336.1 %-52.7 %
510000Production Occupations 8853,6921,931317.2 %-47.7 %
530000Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 3181,650931418.9 %-43.6 %
550000Military Specific Occupations  23310.0 %34.8 %
990000Unknown1,1884,7822,283302.5 %-52.3 %
Demographics
Education       
 Less than 12 years4702,8001,942495.7 %-30.6 %
 12 years3,23114,6858,191354.5 %-44.2 %
 13-15 years3,47316,1917,464366.2 %-53.9 %
 Over 15 years2,1429,9914,090366.4 %-59.1 %
 Info. not available31111 -96.5 %0.0 %
Sex       
 Male 5,59821,58012,113285.5 %-43.9 %
 Female 3,72022,0979,577494.0 %-56.7 %
 Unspecified 309  0.0 %0.0 %
Age       
 Under age 22 2443,4401,6501,309.8 %-52.0 %
 Age 22 to 29 1,5659,7664,727524.0 %-51.6 %
 Age 30 to 39 2,39110,8665,463354.5 %-49.7 %
 Age 40 to 49 1,9577,7654,103296.8 %-47.2 %
 Age 50 to 59 2,0177,3363,540263.7 %-51.7 %
 Age 60 to 64 7802,6991,243246.0 %-53.9 %
 Age 65 and over 3341,551838364.4 %-46.0 %
 Info. not available 339255126-24.8 %-50.6 %
Race       
 White7,07230,68314,622333.9 %-52.3 %
 Black or African American,8415,4503,227548.0 %-40.8 %
 American Indian or Alaska Native162531309227.8 %-41.8 %
 Asian2872,555798790.2 %-68.8 %
 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander329052181.3 %-42.2 %
 Race Unknown1,2334,3692,681254.3 %-38.6 %
Ethnicity       
 Not Hispanic or Latino8,07837,36918,090362.6 %-51.6 %
 Hispanic or Latino4102,5891,369531.5 %-47.1 %
 Ethnicity Unknown 1,1393,7202,231226.6 %-40.0 %
Economic Regions (click to view data by region)
R01000EDR 1 - Northwest 84446304431.0 %-31.8 %
R02000EDR 2 - Headwaters 148486331228.4 %-31.9 %
R03000EDR 3 - Arrowhead 6692,4311,326263.4 %-45.5 %
R04000EDR 4 - West Central 2191,017529364.4 %-48.0 %
R05000EDR 5 - North Central 300997615232.3 %-38.3 %
R06E00EDR 6E- Southwest Central 188738431292.6 %-41.6 %
R06W00EDR 6W- Upper Minnesota Valley57218126282.5 %-42.2 %
R07E00EDR 7E- East Central 3331,298825289.8 %-36.4 %
R07W00EDR 7W- Central 7013,0601,853336.5 %-39.4 %
R08000EDR 8 - Southwest 35461335073.2 %-42.9 %
R09000EDR 9 - South Central 3801,691917345.0 %-45.8 %
R10000EDR 10 - Southeast 6573,4542,014425.7 %-41.7 %
R11000EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities 4,82925,93911,255437.2 %-56.6 %
All Initials Total new and reactivated applications for unemployment benefits.
Regular and PUA Continued The number of ongoing requests during the week including the 12th of the month for benefits under the regular and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) UI programs.
Extended Continued The number of ongoing requests during the week including the 12th of the month under current extension programs.