Unemployment Insurance Claimant Characteristics

 

March 2014

 
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Minnesota

2012
Claims
2013
Claims
2014
Claims
2012/
2013
% Change
2013/
2014
% Change
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historical data
 Total Claims20,70219,87820,112-4.0 %1.2 %
Major Industry (NAICS codes)
11Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting367243219-33.8 %-9.9 %
21Mining981199021.4 %-24.4 %
22Utilities68758510.3 %13.3 %
23Construction4,0293,8234,546-5.1 %18.9 %
31Manufacturing2,5192,8812,70814.4 %-6.0 %
42Wholesale Trade671644626-4.0 %-2.8 %
44Retail Trade1,6571,4631,355-11.7 %-7.4 %
48Transportation and Warehousing573543524-5.2 %-3.5 %
51Information312277240-11.2 %-13.4 %
52Finance and Insurance414383445-7.5 %16.2 %
53Real Estate and Rental and Leasing235229269-2.6 %17.5 %
54Professional and Technical Services8478441,013-0.4 %20.0 %
55Management of Companies and Enterprises304302345-0.7 %14.2 %
56Administrative and Waste Services2,0782,0232,038-2.6 %0.7 %
61Educational Services393387363-1.5 %-6.2 %
62Health Care and Social Assistance1,7671,5741,552-10.9 %-1.4 %
71Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation306303249-1.0 %-17.8 %
72Accommodation and Food Services1,5801,4281,385-9.6 %-3.0 %
81Other Services, Ex. Public Admin541520449-3.9 %-13.7 %
92Public Administration367342322-6.8 %-5.8 %
99Unclassified1,5761,4751,289-6.4 %-12.6 %
Occupational Group (Standard Occupational Classification system)
110000Management Occupations 582578644-0.7 %11.4 %
130000Business and Financial Operations Occupations 52758062910.1 %8.4 %
150000Computer and Mathematical Occupations 3263334112.1 %23.4 %
170000Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1831942216.0 %13.9 %
190000Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 26352734.6 %-22.9 %
210000Community and Social Services Occupations 117109120-6.8 %10.1 %
230000Legal Occupations 135107119-20.7 %11.2 %
250000Education, Training, and Library Occupations 3263343272.5 %-2.1 %
270000Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ26234623432.1 %-32.4 %
290000Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations442387399-12.4 %3.1 %
310000Healthcare Support Occupations 8478647812.0 %-9.6 %
330000Protective Service Occupations 10610067-5.7 %-33.0 %
350000Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 1,6951,5391,522-9.2 %-1.1 %
370000Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occup. 4314544525.3 %-0.4 %
390000Personal Care and Service Occupations 349280215-19.8 %-23.2 %
410000Sales and Related Occupations 1,6871,3911,320-17.5 %-5.1 %
430000Office and Administrative Support Occupations 1,2241,0931,119-10.7 %2.4 %
450000Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 364266240-26.9 %-9.8 %
470000Construction and Extraction Occupations 4,3514,3535,0480.0 %16.0 %
490000Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 812771751-5.0 %-2.6 %
510000Production Occupations 2,4072,3732,299-1.4 %-3.1 %
530000Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 1,027978971-4.8 %-0.7 %
550000Military Specific Occupations 7070420.0 %-40.0 %
990000Unknown2,4042,3432,154-2.5 %-8.1 %
Demographics
Education       
 Less than 12 years1,4511,3301,235-8.3 %-7.1 %
 12 years8,0907,7317,915-4.4 %2.4 %
 13-15 years7,7457,4827,521-3.4 %0.5 %
 Over 15 years3,0122,9353,144-2.6 %7.1 %
 Info. not available404400297-1.0 %-25.8 %
Sex       
 Male 12,71312,67712,989-0.3 %2.5 %
 Female 7,5886,8046,831-10.3 %0.4 %
 Unspecified 400397292-0.8 %-26.4 %
Age       
 Under age 22 776696665-10.3 %-4.5 %
 Age 22 to 294,1933,8213,804-8.9 %-0.4 %
 Age 30 to 394,6484,6474,7330.0 %1.9 %
 Age 40 to 494,7134,3274,344-8.2 %0.4 %
 Age 50 to 594,5224,5744,7341.1 %3.5 %
 Age 60 to 641,0319921,111-3.8 %12.0 %
 Age 65 and over382373374-2.4 %0.3 %
 Info. not available4374483472.5 %-22.5 %
Race       
 White16,52015,81816,013-4.2 %1.2 %
 Black or African American,1,4921,4731,422-1.3 %-3.5 %
 American Indian or Alaska Native265261268-1.5 %2.7 %
 Asian558462579-17.2 %25.3 %
 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander323135-3.1 %12.9 %
 Race Unknown1,8341,8331,795-0.1 %-2.1 %
Ethnicity       
 Not Hispanic or Latino17,73416,99817,315-4.2 %1.9 %
 Hispanic or Latino6786896601.6 %-4.2 %
 Ethnicity Unknown 2,2902,1912,137-4.3 %-2.5 %
Economic Regions (click to view data by region)
R01000EDR 1 - Northwest 28542236148.1 %-14.5 %
R02000EDR 2 - Headwaters 483419416-13.3 %-0.7 %
R03000EDR 3 - Arrowhead 1,7331,5491,554-10.6 %0.3 %
R04000EDR 4 - West Central 5615935205.7 %-12.3 %
R05000EDR 5 - North Central 738673678-8.8 %0.7 %
R06E00EDR 6E- Southwest Central 4645104449.9 %-12.9 %
R06W00EDR 6W- Upper Minnesota Valley1142058779.8 %-57.6 %
R07E00EDR 7E- East Central 8228239290.1 %12.9 %
R07W00EDR 7W- Central 1,6351,7602,0737.6 %17.8 %
R08000EDR 8 - Southwest 28233225817.7 %-22.3 %
R09000EDR 9 - South Central 1,101851840-22.7 %-1.3 %
R10000EDR 10 - Southeast 1,7061,4541,599-14.8 %10.0 %
R11000EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities 9,5989,1369,271-4.8 %1.5 %
All Initials Total new and reactivated applications for unemployment benefits.
Perm. Layoff Initials New and reactivated applications due to a permanent loss of job.
Regular Continuing The number of ongoing applications during the week including the 12th for benefits under the regular state UI program.
Perm. Layoff Continuing 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.