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
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,893 9,095 7.0 5.8

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

8,479 7,046 7.0 5.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

98 90 8.0 8.6

Construction

1,098 906 12.8 10.6

Manufacturing

843 814 5.5 5.2

Durable goods

454 456 4.6 4.7

Nondurable goods

389 357 6.9 6.2

Wholesale and retail trade

1,571 1,193 7.6 5.7

Transportation and utilities

412 308 6.6 5.0

Information

145 130 4.8 4.5

Financial activities

400 292 4.2 3.1

Professional and business services

1,324 911 8.6 5.8

Education and health services

893 794 4.0 3.5

Leisure and hospitality

1,336 1,165 10.3 8.8

Other services

359 443 5.9 6.7

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

153 196 11.4 12.7

Government workers

683 513 3.2 2.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

496 495 5.0 5.1

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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