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.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,309 8,149 5.3 5.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

6,496 6,403 5.2 5.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

79 51 8.1 6.8

Construction

729 859 8.5 9.4

Manufacturing

669 633 4.3 4.2

Durable goods

426 431 4.4 4.5

Nondurable goods

243 202 4.2 3.6

Wholesale and retail trade

1,230 1,164 6.0 5.5

Transportation and utilities

337 308 5.1 4.7

Information

129 137 4.6 4.9

Financial activities

295 319 3.1 3.3

Professional and business services

886 953 5.6 5.7

Education and health services

751 623 3.2 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

1,056 1,093 7.7 7.9

Other services

336 264 5.2 4.0

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

196 198 13.0 12.4

Government workers

512 485 2.4 2.2

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

394 362 4.0 3.8

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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