Table A-14. Unemployed persons by industry and class of worker, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-14. Unemployed persons by industry and class of worker, not seasonally adjusted
Industry and class of worker Number of
unemployed
persons
(in thousands)
Unemployment
rates
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,370 7,207 5.3 4.5

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

6,379 5,473 5.2 4.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

72 96 7.2 11.1

Construction

569 461 6.7 5.2

Manufacturing

702 738 4.6 4.7

Durable goods

405 466 4.1 4.7

Nondurable goods

297 272 5.4 4.8

Wholesale and retail trade

1,237 981 6.0 5.0

Transportation and utilities

261 254 4.2 3.9

Information

90 134 3.3 5.2

Financial activities

214 178 2.3 1.8

Professional and business services

963 713 6.1 4.3

Education and health services

806 679 3.5 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

1,117 933 7.9 6.6

Other services

348 305 5.3 4.6

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

151 116 9.2 6.5

Government workers

491 452 2.3 2.1

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

431 330 4.1 3.2

Footnotes
(1) Persons with no previous work experience and persons whose last job was in the U.S. Armed Forces are included in the unemployed total.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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