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.
2014
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,787 8,162 6.3 5.2

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

7,200 6,039 5.8 4.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

74 77 6.3 8.0

Construction

678 525 7.7 6.1

Manufacturing

787 639 5.0 4.0

Durable goods

506 426 5.1 4.2

Nondurable goods

281 213 4.8 3.6

Wholesale and retail trade

1,160 1,034 5.8 5.1

Transportation and utilities

412 251 6.3 4.0

Information

131 151 4.5 5.2

Financial activities

322 236 3.5 2.5

Professional and business services

1,039 852 6.5 5.4

Education and health services

1,068 934 4.8 4.1

Leisure and hospitality

1,149 1,012 8.1 7.2

Other services

382 328 5.8 4.8

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

145 87 8.1 5.3

Government workers

798 779 3.9 3.7

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

473 319 4.8 3.2

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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