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
May
2018
May
2019
May
2018
May
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

5,756 5,503 3.6 3.4

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

4,467 4,204 3.5 3.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

23 35 3.0 5.0

Construction

415 294 4.4 3.2

Manufacturing

546 369 3.4 2.3

Durable goods

340 215 3.4 2.2

Nondurable goods

206 154 3.5 2.5

Wholesale and retail trade

885 822 4.5 4.2

Transportation and utilities

223 299 3.2 4.1

Information

100 77 3.5 3.0

Financial activities

167 162 1.7 1.7

Professional and business services

669 600 4.0 3.4

Education and health services

563 609 2.3 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

706 745 4.9 5.0

Other services

171 194 2.5 2.9

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

95 99 5.8 5.4

Government workers

425 445 2.0 2.1

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

239 198 2.3 2.0

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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