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.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,170 6,278 4.5 3.9

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,581 4,841 4.5 3.8

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

27 41 3.7 5.1

Construction

670 554 7.4 5.9

Manufacturing

630 505 4.0 3.3

Durable goods

366 289 3.7 3.0

Nondurable goods

264 217 4.5 3.8

Wholesale and retail trade

955 841 4.6 4.1

Transportation and utilities

241 208 3.6 3.0

Information

87 108 3.1 3.8

Financial activities

251 143 2.6 1.5

Professional and business services

879 712 5.3 4.2

Education and health services

667 706 2.9 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

899 833 6.4 6.2

Other services

276 189 4.2 2.8

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

166 210 11.2 11.9

Government workers

401 460 1.9 2.2

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

365 287 3.6 2.9

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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Last Modified Date: January 05, 2018