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
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,219 7,887 5.2 4.9

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

6,295 6,267 5.1 5.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

85 34 9.2 4.6

Construction

749 781 8.7 8.8

Manufacturing

729 619 4.7 4.0

Durable goods

454 443 4.7 4.5

Nondurable goods

275 177 4.8 3.1

Wholesale and retail trade

1,086 1,106 5.3 5.4

Transportation and utilities

297 343 4.4 5.2

Information

103 105 3.7 3.9

Financial activities

349 344 3.6 3.4

Professional and business services

932 919 5.8 5.5

Education and health services

692 752 3.0 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

965 952 7.1 7.0

Other services

307 312 4.7 4.6

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

164 126 10.8 8.5

Government workers

596 463 2.7 2.1

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

422 350 4.2 3.5

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: March 10, 2017