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
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,267 7,441 5.1 4.6

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,789 5,230 4.6 4.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

77 32 9.3 4.5

Construction

410 469 4.5 4.9

Manufacturing

669 639 4.3 4.0

Durable goods

461 399 4.6 4.0

Nondurable goods

208 240 3.6 4.1

Wholesale and retail trade

1,048 970 5.2 4.8

Transportation and utilities

313 262 4.9 3.9

Information

149 111 5.7 4.3

Financial activities

237 230 2.4 2.3

Professional and business services

803 687 4.7 4.0

Education and health services

889 830 3.7 3.5

Leisure and hospitality

889 739 6.0 4.9

Other services

306 262 4.4 4.0

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

100 89 5.5 5.0

Government workers

905 872 4.4 4.1

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

370 310 3.7 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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