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
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,079 7,966 5.9 5.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

7,105 6,078 5.8 5.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

39 83 3.8 8.7

Construction

796 652 9.4 7.5

Manufacturing

790 609 5.2 4.0

Durable goods

441 381 4.6 3.9

Nondurable goods

349 228 6.1 4.1

Wholesale and retail trade

1,225 1,148 5.9 5.6

Transportation and utilities

372 272 6.0 4.4

Information

175 84 5.7 3.2

Financial activities

470 251 5.0 2.7

Professional and business services

1,062 838 6.8 5.3

Education and health services

826 723 3.7 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

1,047 1,069 8.0 7.8

Other services

304 350 4.8 5.4

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

151 197 11.0 12.2

Government workers

581 521 2.7 2.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

310 425 3.2 4.2

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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