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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
July
2019
July
2020
July
2019
July
2020

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,556 16,882 4.0 10.5

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

4,633 13,460 3.5 10.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

18 110 2.3 15.6

Construction

386 870 3.8 8.9

Manufacturing

472 1,306 3.0 8.6

Durable goods

295 796 3.0 8.4

Nondurable goods

178 510 3.1 9.0

Wholesale and retail trade

779 1,924 3.9 9.7

Transportation and utilities

277 1,067 3.7 13.8

Information

103 311 3.9 12.3

Financial activities

169 463 1.7 4.7

Professional and business services

635 1,340 3.4 7.6

Education and health services

757 1,920 3.1 8.0

Leisure and hospitality

805 3,456 5.3 25.0

Other services

233 691 3.4 10.6

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

77 88 4.4 5.7

Government workers

816 1,794 3.9 8.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

216 799 2.1 7.8

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. Effective with January 2020 data, industries reflect the introduction of the 2017 Census industry classification system into the Current Population Survey. This industry classification system is derived from the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). No historical data have been revised.

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Last Modified Date: August 07, 2020