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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
June
2020
June
2021
June
2020
June
2021

Total, 16 years and over(1)

18,072 9,883 11.2 6.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

14,718 7,631 11.7 6.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

145 70 17.8 10.3

Construction

962 730 10.1 7.5

Manufacturing

1,383 792 9.1 5.4

Durable goods

872 533 9.2 5.7

Nondurable goods

511 259 8.9 4.8

Wholesale and retail trade

2,135 1,238 11.2 6.2

Transportation and utilities

923 479 12.9 6.0

Information

304 170 12.0 6.1

Financial activities

515 342 5.1 3.4

Professional and business services

1,527 921 8.6 5.2

Education and health services

2,107 1,073 8.6 4.4

Leisure and hospitality

3,792 1,475 28.9 10.9

Other services

925 342 14.5 5.4

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

87 129 5.4 7.5

Government workers

1,610 729 7.3 3.5

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

823 635 8.1 5.9

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. Effective with January 2020 data, industries reflect the introduction of the 2017 Census industry classification system into the Current Population Survey. This industry classification system is derived from the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). No historical data have been revised.

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Last Modified Date: July 02, 2021