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
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,984 8,331 6.5 5.4

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

7,662 6,341 6.3 5.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

38 45 3.6 4.1

Construction

958 680 11.4 8.3

Manufacturing

854 596 5.5 3.9

Durable goods

571 368 5.8 3.8

Nondurable goods

283 228 5.0 4.2

Wholesale and retail trade

1,253 1,125 6.2 5.3

Transportation and utilities

379 261 6.2 4.2

Information

133 167 4.8 5.7

Financial activities

394 328 4.2 3.4

Professional and business services

1,139 903 7.3 5.8

Education and health services

897 868 4.0 3.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,194 1,022 9.0 7.5

Other services

423 346 6.6 5.4

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

170 189 12.0 12.1

Government workers

627 574 3.0 2.8

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

518 412 5.3 4.2

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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