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
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,855 9,498 7.0 6.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

8,437 7,334 7.0 6.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

72 64 6.5 6.0

Construction

1,045 811 12.3 9.8

Manufacturing

867 811 5.6 5.2

Durable goods

503 480 5.1 4.9

Nondurable goods

364 331 6.4 5.8

Wholesale and retail trade

1,579 1,289 7.8 6.2

Transportation and utilities

411 330 6.8 5.2

Information

196 128 6.6 4.4

Financial activities

360 279 3.8 3.0

Professional and business services

1,308 1,069 8.4 6.8

Education and health services

906 898 4.1 4.0

Leisure and hospitality

1,231 1,260 9.5 9.4

Other services

461 394 7.4 6.1

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

179 206 13.0 13.3

Government workers

725 604 3.4 2.8

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

505 467 5.2 4.7

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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