Unemployment Insurance Claimant Characteristics

 

January 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 Claims24,53521,30656,309-13.2 %164.3 %
Major Industry (NAICS codes)
11Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting252227389-9.9 %71.4 %
21Mining12594165-24.8 %75.5 %
22Utilities185137237-25.9 %73.0 %
23Construction8,9957,22210,357-19.7 %43.4 %
31Manufacturing2,6042,9436,06413.0 %106.0 %
42Wholesale Trade7617231,769-5.0 %144.7 %
44Retail Trade1,3471,2426,109-7.8 %391.9 %
48Transportation and Warehousing6856882,2680.4 %229.7 %
51Information2212289303.2 %307.9 %
52Finance and Insurance3933731,084-5.1 %190.6 %
53Real Estate and Rental and Leasing1721786073.5 %241.0 %
54Professional and Technical Services1,0629332,461-12.1 %163.8 %
55Management of Companies and Enterprises3073701,06620.5 %188.1 %
56Administrative and Waste Services1,9281,6683,641-13.5 %118.3 %
61Educational Services3522831,761-19.6 %522.3 %
62Health Care and Social Assistance1,1551,0326,416-10.6 %521.7 %
71Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation251233834-7.2 %257.9 %
72Accommodation and Food Services1,0369765,127-5.8 %425.3 %
81Other Services, Ex. Public Admin5124842,323-5.5 %380.0 %
92Public Administration1,2013851,196-67.9 %210.6 %
99Unclassified9918871,504-10.5 %69.6 %
Occupational Group (Standard Occupational Classification system)
110000Management Occupations 1,1359702,558-14.5 %163.7 %
130000Business and Financial Operations Occupations 5543991,492-28.0 %273.9 %
150000Computer and Mathematical Occupations 440337657-23.4 %95.0 %
170000Architecture and Engineering Occupations 242233662-3.7 %184.1 %
190000Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 13344130-66.9 %195.5 %
210000Community and Social Services Occupations 131120408-8.4 %240.0 %
230000Legal Occupations 11260165-46.4 %175.0 %
250000Education, Training, and Library Occupations 2221781,423-19.8 %699.4 %
270000Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ313275899-12.1 %226.9 %
290000Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations2312351,3081.7 %456.6 %
310000Healthcare Support Occupations 4303912,715-9.1 %594.4 %
330000Protective Service Occupations 12180348-33.9 %335.0 %
350000Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 9188216,039-10.6 %635.6 %
370000Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occup. 5115581,5919.2 %185.1 %
390000Personal Care and Service Occupations 1161621,74039.7 %974.1 %
410000Sales and Related Occupations 1,0519585,178-8.8 %440.5 %
430000Office and Administrative Support Occupations 1,5661,1472,551-26.8 %122.4 %
450000Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 410314585-23.4 %86.3 %
470000Construction and Extraction Occupations 9,5257,80110,781-18.1 %38.2 %
490000Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5625341,548-5.0 %189.9 %
510000Production Occupations 1,6491,9504,61218.3 %136.5 %
530000Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 1,3621,2042,910-11.6 %141.7 %
550000Military Specific Occupations 13174630.8 %170.6 %
990000Unknown2,7882,5175,963-9.7 %136.9 %
Demographics
Education       
 Less than 12 years1,4911,3835,004-7.2 %261.8 %
 12 years9,8778,83220,654-10.6 %133.9 %
 13-15 years8,6277,47418,435-13.4 %146.7 %
 Over 15 years3,8873,03512,207-21.9 %302.2 %
 Info. not available653582 -10.9 %0.0 %
Sex       
 Male 17,55915,38533,736-12.4 %119.3 %
 Female 6,3255,34022,570-15.6 %322.7 %
 Unspecified 650581 -10.6 %0.0 %
Age       
 Under age 22 8307485,750-9.9 %668.7 %
 Age 22 to 29 4,4773,73611,181-16.6 %199.3 %
 Age 30 to 39 6,2255,28812,570-15.1 %137.7 %
 Age 40 to 49 4,8104,32510,202-10.1 %135.9 %
 Age 50 to 59 5,1024,3529,806-14.7 %125.3 %
 Age 60 to 64 1,6451,5363,809-6.6 %148.0 %
 Age 65 and over 7016612,503-5.7 %278.7 %
 Info. not available 745660488-11.4 %-26.1 %
Race       
 White19,50216,62040,710-14.8 %144.9 %
 Black or African American,1,3461,4026,8874.2 %391.2 %
 American Indian or Alaska Native321274682-14.6 %148.9 %
 Asian4684302,549-8.1 %492.8 %
 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander6134115-44.3 %238.2 %
 Race Unknown2,8362,5465,365-10.2 %110.7 %
Ethnicity       
 Not Hispanic or Latino20,54817,66748,001-14.0 %171.7 %
 Hispanic or Latino1,1491,1113,643-3.3 %227.9 %
 Ethnicity Unknown 2,8382,5284,665-10.9 %84.5 %
Economic Regions (click to view data by region)
R01000EDR 1 - Northwest 6066517357.4 %12.9 %
R02000EDR 2 - Headwaters 444355693-20.0 %95.2 %
R03000EDR 3 - Arrowhead 1,7491,4603,584-16.5 %145.5 %
R04000EDR 4 - West Central 7266241,573-14.0 %152.1 %
R05000EDR 5 - North Central 8627221,715-16.2 %137.5 %
R06E00EDR 6E- Southwest Central 5664721,115-16.6 %136.2 %
R06W00EDR 6W- Upper Minnesota Valley232202325-12.9 %60.9 %
R07E00EDR 7E- East Central 1,2881,0072,142-21.8 %112.7 %
R07W00EDR 7W- Central 2,1981,9474,563-11.4 %134.4 %
R08000EDR 8 - Southwest 526417992-20.7 %137.9 %
R09000EDR 9 - South Central 1,1401,0192,459-10.6 %141.3 %
R10000EDR 10 - Southeast 1,8321,6324,700-10.9 %188.0 %
R11000EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities 10,2558,92029,917-13.0 %235.4 %
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.