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
2014
May
2015
May
2014
May
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,443 8,370 6.1 5.3

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

7,243 6,379 5.9 5.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

26 72 2.6 7.2

Construction

747 569 8.6 6.7

Manufacturing

826 702 5.3 4.6

Durable goods

516 405 5.2 4.1

Nondurable goods

310 297 5.5 5.4

Wholesale and retail trade

1,313 1,237 6.4 6.0

Transportation and utilities

321 261 5.2 4.2

Information

163 90 5.5 3.3

Financial activities

456 214 4.8 2.3

Professional and business services

1,028 963 6.5 6.1

Education and health services

876 806 3.9 3.5

Leisure and hospitality

1,113 1,117 8.1 7.9

Other services

372 348 5.7 5.3

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

102 151 7.4 9.2

Government workers

622 491 3.0 2.3

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

467 431 4.8 4.1

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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