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
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,162 7,996 5.2 5.0

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

6,039 5,820 4.9 4.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

77 42 8.0 5.4

Construction

525 454 6.1 5.1

Manufacturing

639 652 4.0 4.2

Durable goods

426 415 4.2 4.2

Nondurable goods

213 237 3.6 4.1

Wholesale and retail trade

1,034 985 5.1 4.9

Transportation and utilities

251 331 4.0 5.0

Information

151 130 5.2 5.0

Financial activities

236 269 2.5 2.8

Professional and business services

852 749 5.4 4.4

Education and health services

934 956 4.1 4.1

Leisure and hospitality

1,012 962 7.2 6.6

Other services

328 290 4.8 4.2

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

87 67 5.3 3.7

Government workers

779 778 3.7 3.7

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

319 371 3.2 3.7

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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