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
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,066 6,286 4.4 3.9

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,415 4,752 4.3 3.8

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

37 20 4.7 2.4

Construction

517 467 5.7 5.0

Manufacturing

619 409 3.9 2.6

Durable goods

341 236 3.4 2.4

Nondurable goods

278 173 4.7 2.9

Wholesale and retail trade

915 869 4.4 4.2

Transportation and utilities

209 252 3.2 3.7

Information

115 146 4.2 5.2

Financial activities

273 206 2.8 2.1

Professional and business services

753 689 4.5 4.0

Education and health services

716 596 3.1 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

1,011 882 7.1 6.6

Other services

249 216 3.8 3.2

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

156 125 9.6 7.2

Government workers

449 439 2.1 2.0

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

376 326 3.8 3.2

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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