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
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,284 6,671 4.6 4.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,733 5,136 4.6 4.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

30 55 4.1 6.9

Construction

764 696 8.4 7.4

Manufacturing

614 511 3.9 3.3

Durable goods

420 304 4.2 3.1

Nondurable goods

194 208 3.4 3.6

Wholesale and retail trade

985 960 4.8 4.8

Transportation and utilities

284 241 4.3 3.6

Information

108 108 4.0 4.1

Financial activities

235 181 2.3 1.8

Professional and business services

904 714 5.5 4.2

Education and health services

666 619 2.8 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

883 808 6.3 5.8

Other services

260 242 3.9 3.6

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

126 147 7.7 9.7

Government workers

393 522 1.8 2.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

341 333 3.4 3.3

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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