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
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,805 8,267 5.6 5.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

6,382 5,789 5.1 4.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

79 77 8.1 9.3

Construction

474 410 5.5 4.5

Manufacturing

690 669 4.3 4.3

Durable goods

408 461 4.0 4.6

Nondurable goods

282 208 4.8 3.6

Wholesale and retail trade

1,183 1,048 5.8 5.2

Transportation and utilities

317 313 5.1 4.9

Information

115 149 4.1 5.7

Financial activities

221 237 2.3 2.4

Professional and business services

860 803 5.4 4.7

Education and health services

978 889 4.3 3.7

Leisure and hospitality

1,140 889 7.7 6.0

Other services

327 306 4.9 4.4

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

85 100 5.0 5.5

Government workers

872 905 4.2 4.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

343 370 3.3 3.7

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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