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.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,966 7,413 5.1 4.7

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

6,078 5,735 5.0 4.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

83 86 8.7 9.5

Construction

652 530 7.5 6.0

Manufacturing

609 702 4.0 4.5

Durable goods

381 403 3.9 4.1

Nondurable goods

228 299 4.1 5.2

Wholesale and retail trade

1,148 1,054 5.6 5.3

Transportation and utilities

272 305 4.4 4.6

Information

84 131 3.2 4.8

Financial activities

251 264 2.7 2.7

Professional and business services

838 846 5.3 5.2

Education and health services

723 632 3.1 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

1,069 893 7.8 6.5

Other services

350 292 5.4 4.4

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

197 148 12.2 8.9

Government workers

521 490 2.4 2.3

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

425 315 4.2 3.1

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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