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
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,498 8,309 6.1 5.3

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

7,334 6,496 6.0 5.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

64 79 6.0 8.1

Construction

811 729 9.8 8.5

Manufacturing

811 669 5.2 4.3

Durable goods

480 426 4.9 4.4

Nondurable goods

331 243 5.8 4.2

Wholesale and retail trade

1,289 1,230 6.2 6.0

Transportation and utilities

330 337 5.2 5.1

Information

128 129 4.4 4.6

Financial activities

279 295 3.0 3.1

Professional and business services

1,069 886 6.8 5.6

Education and health services

898 751 4.0 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,260 1,056 9.4 7.7

Other services

394 336 6.1 5.2

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

206 196 13.3 13.0

Government workers

604 512 2.8 2.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

467 394 4.7 4.0

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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