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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
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

5,766 5,465 3.6 3.3

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

4,468 4,099 3.5 3.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

13 13 1.7 1.7

Construction

412 319 4.1 3.2

Manufacturing

547 530 3.5 3.4

Durable goods

305 266 3.1 2.7

Nondurable goods

242 263 4.3 4.5

Wholesale and retail trade

810 666 4.0 3.4

Transportation and utilities

189 235 2.6 3.2

Information

62 109 2.3 4.4

Financial activities

271 192 2.7 1.9

Professional and business services

557 585 3.2 3.2

Education and health services

666 557 2.8 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

722 678 5.4 4.8

Other services

219 215 3.3 3.2

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

71 68 4.1 4.0

Government workers

416 389 2.0 1.8

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

251 259 2.5 2.6

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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Last Modified Date: October 04, 2019