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
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,542 7,170 4.8 4.5

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,848 5,581 4.7 4.5

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

104 27 11.2 3.7

Construction

645 670 7.5 7.4

Manufacturing

616 630 4.0 4.0

Durable goods

364 366 3.8 3.7

Nondurable goods

253 264 4.3 4.5

Wholesale and retail trade

1,005 955 4.9 4.6

Transportation and utilities

264 241 4.0 3.6

Information

81 87 2.9 3.1

Financial activities

260 251 2.6 2.6

Professional and business services

838 879 5.2 5.3

Education and health services

725 667 3.1 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

1,018 899 7.4 6.4

Other services

293 276 4.5 4.2

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

190 166 11.7 11.2

Government workers

445 401 2.1 1.9

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

338 365 3.5 3.6

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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