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.
2016
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
Sept.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,658 6,556 4.8 4.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,828 5,063 4.6 4.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

43 24 5.7 3.0

Construction

474 433 5.2 4.7

Manufacturing

668 587 4.2 3.8

Durable goods

410 365 4.1 3.8

Nondurable goods

258 221 4.3 3.9

Wholesale and retail trade

1,002 843 5.0 4.1

Transportation and utilities

283 282 4.3 4.1

Information

139 141 5.2 5.1

Financial activities

296 240 3.0 2.5

Professional and business services

902 723 5.3 4.1

Education and health services

860 804 3.7 3.4

Leisure and hospitality

917 708 6.5 5.0

Other services

245 280 3.7 4.2

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

139 111 8.1 6.7

Government workers

538 438 2.5 2.1

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

389 312 3.9 3.1

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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