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
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,638 8,144 5.5 5.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

6,162 5,575 5.0 4.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

87 100 8.9 11.5

Construction

522 417 6.3 4.6

Manufacturing

599 568 3.9 3.7

Durable goods

353 374 3.6 3.8

Nondurable goods

246 195 4.4 3.4

Wholesale and retail trade

1,169 922 5.7 4.7

Transportation and utilities

280 255 4.5 4.0

Information

109 126 3.9 4.7

Financial activities

239 219 2.5 2.2

Professional and business services

818 805 5.2 4.7

Education and health services

953 839 4.2 3.6

Leisure and hospitality

1,101 953 7.5 6.6

Other services

283 372 4.3 5.4

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

133 159 7.6 8.6

Government workers

689 737 3.3 3.6

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

364 395 3.6 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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