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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
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

5,771 5,510 3.5 3.3

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

4,458 4,233 3.5 3.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

14 23 1.7 2.8

Construction

352 398 3.6 4.0

Manufacturing

504 484 3.2 3.1

Durable goods

260 286 2.5 2.9

Nondurable goods

245 198 4.3 3.5

Wholesale and retail trade

794 732 3.9 3.6

Transportation and utilities

217 197 3.1 2.6

Information

84 79 3.2 3.3

Financial activities

205 198 2.0 2.0

Professional and business services

691 625 4.0 3.5

Education and health services

649 552 2.7 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

747 747 5.4 5.3

Other services

200 197 3.0 2.9

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

74 62 4.1 3.6

Government workers

411 414 1.9 1.9

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

265 209 2.6 2.1

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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Last Modified Date: November 01, 2019