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
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,116 7,284 5.1 4.6

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

6,187 5,733 5.0 4.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

87 30 9.8 4.1

Construction

768 764 8.7 8.4

Manufacturing

669 614 4.3 3.9

Durable goods

398 420 4.0 4.2

Nondurable goods

271 194 4.6 3.4

Wholesale and retail trade

1,031 985 5.1 4.8

Transportation and utilities

262 284 3.9 4.3

Information

124 108 4.4 4.0

Financial activities

294 235 3.0 2.3

Professional and business services

910 904 5.5 5.5

Education and health services

788 666 3.4 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

981 883 7.2 6.3

Other services

273 260 4.3 3.9

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

176 126 10.7 7.7

Government workers

656 393 3.0 1.8

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

409 341 4.0 3.4

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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