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
June
2016
June
2017
June
2016
June
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,144 7,250 5.1 4.5

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,575 5,181 4.4 4.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

100 19 11.5 2.6

Construction

417 430 4.6 4.5

Manufacturing

568 529 3.7 3.4

Durable goods

374 336 3.8 3.4

Nondurable goods

195 193 3.4 3.3

Wholesale and retail trade

922 992 4.7 5.0

Transportation and utilities

255 235 4.0 3.6

Information

126 122 4.7 4.8

Financial activities

219 251 2.2 2.5

Professional and business services

805 703 4.7 4.1

Education and health services

839 746 3.6 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

953 895 6.6 6.1

Other services

372 259 5.4 4.0

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

159 105 8.6 5.9

Government workers

737 704 3.6 3.3

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

395 280 3.8 2.8

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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