Unemployment Insurance Claimant Characteristics

 

October 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 Claims14,69014,19148,754-3.4 %243.6 %
Major Industry (NAICS codes)
11Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting209162279-22.5 %72.2 %
21Mining5039179-22.0 %359.0 %
22Utilities536611724.5 %77.3 %
23Construction4,6904,1598,496-11.3 %104.3 %
31Manufacturing1,4941,5946,3336.7 %297.3 %
42Wholesale Trade4664991,3277.1 %165.9 %
44Retail Trade8869183,5153.6 %282.9 %
48Transportation and Warehousing3913801,515-2.8 %298.7 %
51Information1711847787.6 %322.8 %
52Finance and Insurance361351663-2.8 %88.9 %
53Real Estate and Rental and Leasing14718838127.9 %102.7 %
54Professional and Technical Services6816321,593-7.2 %152.1 %
55Management of Companies and Enterprises20825578522.6 %207.8 %
56Administrative and Waste Services1,0821,0592,645-2.1 %149.8 %
61Educational Services3062531,198-17.3 %373.5 %
62Health Care and Social Assistance9899875,272-0.2 %434.1 %
71Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation3083138621.6 %175.4 %
72Accommodation and Food Services8878745,110-1.5 %484.7 %
81Other Services, Ex. Public Admin3923571,686-8.9 %372.3 %
92Public Administration4594571,049-0.4 %129.5 %
99Unclassified4604644,9710.9 %971.3 %
Occupational Group (Standard Occupational Classification system)
110000Management Occupations 8258531,9633.4 %130.1 %
130000Business and Financial Operations Occupations 394392834-0.5 %112.8 %
150000Computer and Mathematical Occupations 275239572-13.1 %139.3 %
170000Architecture and Engineering Occupations 13818174531.2 %311.6 %
190000Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 4547834.4 %76.6 %
210000Community and Social Services Occupations 11914131218.5 %121.3 %
230000Legal Occupations 6851140-25.0 %174.5 %
250000Education, Training, and Library Occupations 193153976-20.7 %537.9 %
270000Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ18323576928.4 %227.2 %
290000Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations2132011,256-5.6 %524.9 %
310000Healthcare Support Occupations 3763722,339-1.1 %528.8 %
330000Protective Service Occupations 8264240-22.0 %275.0 %
350000Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 7047525,4576.8 %625.7 %
370000Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occup. 4834371,367-9.5 %212.8 %
390000Personal Care and Service Occupations 1261101,434-12.7 %1,203.6 %
410000Sales and Related Occupations 8078173,2781.2 %301.2 %
430000Office and Administrative Support Occupations 1,0319952,233-3.5 %124.4 %
450000Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 295220374-25.4 %70.0 %
470000Construction and Extraction Occupations 4,7404,2948,562-9.4 %99.4 %
490000Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 3603791,1955.3 %215.3 %
510000Production Occupations 9649664,0140.2 %315.5 %
530000Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6616262,210-5.3 %253.0 %
550000Military Specific Occupations 151329-13.3 %123.1 %
990000Unknown1,5931,6538,3723.8 %406.5 %
Demographics
Education       
 Less than 12 years8848653,219-2.1 %272.1 %
 12 years5,4995,21617,055-5.1 %227.0 %
 13-15 years5,5835,23816,563-6.2 %216.2 %
 Over 15 years2,4332,5798,2486.0 %219.8 %
 Info. not available2912933,6690.7 %1,152.2 %
Sex       
 Male 9,8569,44425,853-4.2 %173.8 %
 Female 4,5474,45719,239-2.0 %331.7 %
 Unspecified 2872903,6621.0 %1,162.8 %
Age       
 Under age 22 4104612,82512.4 %512.8 %
 Age 22 to 29 2,5202,4199,563-4.0 %295.3 %
 Age 30 to 39 3,5333,46411,317-2.0 %226.7 %
 Age 40 to 49 2,9692,7838,412-6.3 %202.3 %
 Age 50 to 59 3,2233,0157,909-6.5 %162.3 %
 Age 60 to 64 1,1411,1152,978-2.3 %167.1 %
 Age 65 and over 5355851,7869.3 %205.3 %
 Info. not available 3593493,964-2.8 %1,035.8 %
Race       
 White11,51610,96733,216-4.8 %202.9 %
 Black or African American,1,0421,0334,549-0.9 %340.4 %
 American Indian or Alaska Native20824062815.4 %161.7 %
 Asian2923372,05915.4 %511.0 %
 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander30321166.7 %262.5 %
 Race Unknown1,6021,5828,185-1.2 %417.4 %
Ethnicity       
 Not Hispanic or Latino12,34611,98238,278-2.9 %219.5 %
 Hispanic or Latino6696742,7600.7 %309.5 %
 Ethnicity Unknown 1,6751,5357,716-8.4 %402.7 %
Economic Regions (click to view data by region)
R01000EDR 1 - Northwest 182181752-0.5 %315.5 %
R02000EDR 2 - Headwaters 341310725-9.1 %133.9 %
R03000EDR 3 - Arrowhead 1,3611,2692,944-6.8 %132.0 %
R04000EDR 4 - West Central 4654471,313-3.9 %193.7 %
R05000EDR 5 - North Central 7255931,812-18.2 %205.6 %
R06E00EDR 6E- Southwest Central 2762899204.7 %218.3 %
R06W00EDR 6W- Upper Minnesota Valley9113930652.7 %120.1 %
R07E00EDR 7E- East Central 6976931,804-0.6 %160.3 %
R07W00EDR 7W- Central 1,2191,1313,849-7.2 %240.3 %
R08000EDR 8 - Southwest 274190839-30.7 %341.6 %
R09000EDR 9 - South Central 6695081,734-24.1 %241.3 %
R10000EDR 10 - Southeast 9901,0393,7084.9 %256.9 %
R11000EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities 6,3456,30522,768-0.6 %261.1 %
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.