Unemployment Insurance Claimant Characteristics

 

December 2019

 
Skip Navigation Links
 

Minnesota

2017
Claims
2018
Claims
2019
Claims
2017/
2018
% Change
2018/
2019
% Change
Click for
historical data
 Total Claims27,88027,44132,761-1.6 %19.4 %
Major Industry (NAICS codes)
11Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting480405476-15.6 %17.5 %
21Mining318311375-2.2 %20.6 %
22Utilities15321725741.8 %18.4 %
23Construction12,08712,10614,8390.2 %22.6 %
31Manufacturing3,1122,8354,057-8.9 %43.1 %
42Wholesale Trade8418827314.9 %-17.1 %
44Retail Trade1,1701,1391,252-2.6 %9.9 %
48Transportation and Warehousing768671814-12.6 %21.3 %
51Information16418516312.8 %-11.9 %
52Finance and Insurance2462662898.1 %8.6 %
53Real Estate and Rental and Leasing195183196-6.2 %7.1 %
54Professional and Technical Services842767941-8.9 %22.7 %
55Management of Companies and Enterprises3003267408.7 %127.0 %
56Administrative and Waste Services2,4812,4442,577-1.5 %5.4 %
61Educational Services361297297-17.7 %0.0 %
62Health Care and Social Assistance1,0129391,077-7.2 %14.7 %
71Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation271257306-5.2 %19.1 %
72Accommodation and Food Services1,2051,1111,352-7.8 %21.7 %
81Other Services, Ex. Public Admin5836256717.2 %7.4 %
92Public Administration49764050528.8 %-21.1 %
99Unclassified7948358455.2 %1.2 %
Occupational Group (Standard Occupational Classification system)
110000Management Occupations 794790863-0.5 %9.2 %
130000Business and Financial Operations Occupations 31837137316.7 %0.5 %
150000Computer and Mathematical Occupations 280229255-18.2 %11.4 %
170000Architecture and Engineering Occupations 185181263-2.2 %45.3 %
190000Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 4043407.5 %-7.0 %
210000Community and Social Services Occupations 1099781-11.0 %-16.5 %
230000Legal Occupations 816069-25.9 %15.0 %
250000Education, Training, and Library Occupations 334236290-29.3 %22.9 %
270000Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ251226241-10.0 %6.6 %
290000Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations197195223-1.0 %14.4 %
310000Healthcare Support Occupations 346332367-4.0 %10.5 %
330000Protective Service Occupations 66827824.2 %-4.9 %
350000Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 1,0439941,206-4.7 %21.3 %
370000Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occup. 9669071,000-6.1 %10.3 %
390000Personal Care and Service Occupations 981041106.1 %5.8 %
410000Sales and Related Occupations 855796859-6.9 %7.9 %
430000Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9911,0851,1389.5 %4.9 %
450000Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 630613616-2.7 %0.5 %
470000Construction and Extraction Occupations 12,77912,78015,6380.0 %22.4 %
490000Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 755660732-12.6 %10.9 %
510000Production Occupations 1,8941,7702,569-6.5 %45.1 %
530000Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 2,0321,9842,296-2.4 %15.7 %
550000Military Specific Occupations 1179-36.4 %28.6 %
990000Unknown2,8252,8993,4452.6 %18.8 %
Demographics
Education       
 Less than 12 years2,3242,1502,549-7.5 %18.6 %
 12 years12,82112,62315,406-1.5 %22.0 %
 13-15 years9,3709,23211,056-1.5 %19.8 %
 Over 15 years2,8212,9083,2793.1 %12.8 %
 Info. not available544528471-2.9 %-10.8 %
Sex       
 Male 22,03821,47626,138-2.6 %21.7 %
 Female 5,3085,4416,1582.5 %13.2 %
 Unspecified 534523465-2.1 %-11.1 %
Age       
 Under age 22 1,1011,0051,320-8.7 %31.3 %
 Age 22 to 29 5,3784,9916,122-7.2 %22.7 %
 Age 30 to 39 6,8406,7448,259-1.4 %22.5 %
 Age 40 to 49 5,3305,4086,5861.5 %21.8 %
 Age 50 to 59 5,9935,8406,615-2.6 %13.3 %
 Age 60 to 64 1,8201,9832,3079.0 %16.3 %
 Age 65 and over 77085096510.4 %13.5 %
 Info. not available 648620587-4.3 %-5.3 %
Race       
 White23,06422,67027,269-1.7 %20.3 %
 Black or African American,1,2181,1901,384-2.3 %16.3 %
 American Indian or Alaska Native29333339313.7 %18.0 %
 Asian383366464-4.4 %26.8 %
 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander38505231.6 %4.0 %
 Race Unknown2,8842,8323,198-1.8 %12.9 %
Ethnicity       
 Not Hispanic or Latino23,36523,15527,828-0.9 %20.2 %
 Hispanic or Latino1,4461,3121,613-9.3 %22.9 %
 Ethnicity Unknown 3,0692,9743,320-3.1 %11.6 %
Economic Regions (click to view data by region)
R01000EDR 1 - Northwest 8479451,16911.6 %23.7 %
R02000EDR 2 - Headwaters 611598736-2.1 %23.1 %
R03000EDR 3 - Arrowhead 1,6721,7782,2036.3 %23.9 %
R04000EDR 4 - West Central 1,0871,1041,4531.6 %31.6 %
R05000EDR 5 - North Central 1,2361,2611,5452.0 %22.5 %
R06E00EDR 6E- Southwest Central 813810908-0.4 %12.1 %
R06W00EDR 6W- Upper Minnesota Valley24927631210.8 %13.0 %
R07E00EDR 7E- East Central 1,5611,6672,0206.8 %21.2 %
R07W00EDR 7W- Central 2,8842,8113,284-2.5 %16.8 %
R08000EDR 8 - Southwest 8328909587.0 %7.6 %
R09000EDR 9 - South Central 1,5711,4471,742-7.9 %20.4 %
R10000EDR 10 - Southeast 2,5982,2492,891-13.4 %28.5 %
R11000EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities 9,8739,53811,081-3.4 %16.2 %
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.