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
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,573 7,066 4.8 4.4

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,810 5,415 4.7 4.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

80 37 8.5 4.7

Construction

536 517 6.2 5.7

Manufacturing

622 619 4.0 3.9

Durable goods

384 341 3.9 3.4

Nondurable goods

238 278 4.1 4.7

Wholesale and retail trade

1,013 915 5.0 4.4

Transportation and utilities

271 209 4.3 3.2

Information

111 115 4.3 4.2

Financial activities

251 273 2.6 2.8

Professional and business services

839 753 5.2 4.5

Education and health services

734 716 3.2 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

1,005 1,011 7.4 7.1

Other services

348 249 5.3 3.8

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

170 156 10.2 9.6

Government workers

472 449 2.2 2.1

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

332 376 3.4 3.8

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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