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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
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

5,650 5,441 3.5 3.3

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

4,366 4,165 3.4 3.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

16 24 1.9 3.2

Construction

375 428 3.9 4.4

Manufacturing

465 427 2.9 2.7

Durable goods

273 290 2.7 2.9

Nondurable goods

192 137 3.2 2.4

Wholesale and retail trade

803 684 3.9 3.4

Transportation and utilities

256 220 3.7 3.0

Information

95 39 3.8 1.6

Financial activities

213 221 2.1 2.1

Professional and business services

618 641 3.6 3.6

Education and health services

563 586 2.3 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

729 683 5.3 4.9

Other services

231 212 3.3 3.1

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

126 136 6.7 7.7

Government workers

428 408 2.0 1.8

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

206 211 2.1 2.1

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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Last Modified Date: December 06, 2019